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United States Government Information: Hearings and Prints

This guide provides access to a selection of resources for current and historical public policy and consumer information issued by U.S. government agencies and private publishers. The University of Iowa is a Federal Depository Library.

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Secondary materials such as journal articles may be an important component in understanding the intent of the legislation.

Hearings and Prints

Hearings are important sources of authoritative information on a wide range of controversial issues relevant to both undergraduate researchers and scholars.  Prints are studies of an issue that may assist Congress in making more informed legislative decisions.  Both reflect contemporary perceptions of economic conditions, social issues, and historic events.

To learn more about hearings and prints see From Bill to Law

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