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U.S. Government Information: Press Releases

Guide to information resources by and about the federal government.

About News Releases

Press releases are great primary sources to learn about federal actions and priorities, official statements, administrative changes, new resources, and opposing views about topics under discussion. I save press releases from many of these sites, including all of the agencies listed, regularly in the Wayback Machine in an effort to help preserve long-term access to information that may be of research interest. Where possible, I save the press release itself as well as documents (e.g. correspondence, publications) linked in the release.

Congressional Caucuses (Select)

Senators and Representatives

Official directories of Senators and Representatives include links to those individuals' websites, most of which will have a link to News, Press, or Media at the top of page.

Congressional Committees: Press Releases (116th Congress)

Senate Committees, with Chairs and Ranking Members

Agriculture, Nutrition, Forestry | Minority

Finance | Minority

Appropriations | Minority

Foreign Relations | Minority

Armed Services | Minority

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions | Minority

Banking, Housing, Urban Affairs | Minority

Homeland Security/Govt Affairs | Minority

Budget | Minority

Judiciary (older) | Minority

Commerce, Science, Transportation | Minority

Rules & Administration | Minority

Energy & Natural Resources | Minority

Select Committee on Intelligence

Environment & Public Works | Minority

Small Business & Entrepreneurship | Minority


Veterans Affairs | Minority


House Committees, with Chairs and Ranking Members

Agriculture | Minority

Financial Services | Minority

Oversight & Reform | Minority

Appropriations | Minority

Foreign Affairs | Minority

Rules | Minority

Armed Services | Minority

Homeland Security | Minority

Science/Space/Tech | Minority

Budget | Minority

House Administration | Minority

Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis

Education & Labor | Minority

Intelligence | Minority

Small Business | Minority

Energy & Commerce | Minority

Judiciary | Minority

Transport/Infrastruct | Minority

Ethics | Minority

Natural Resources | Minority

Veterans Affairs | Minority


Ways & Means | Minority