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Presidents’ Day, the day celebrating George Washington’s birth, became a federal holiday in 1879. The day was celebrated on February 22nd each year, until a 1968 law mandated that many federal holidays be noticed on Mondays. We now celebrate Presidents’ Day on the third Monday of February. In...
Last fall, Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, announced that the library had begun to provide Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports to the public for the first time in history. Authored by experts, CRS reports provide policy and legal analysis, offering multiple perspectives on...
The U.S. Code is available on govinfo.gov , a service of the U.S. Government Publishing Office (G.P.O.). Govinfo has the U.S. Code from 1994 to present and it can be browsed or searched. To find and browse the U.S.C., use the "Browse by Category" option: The U.S.C. is located in the "Bills and...
Need the phone number to the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy? The paralegal for Income Tax and Accounting at the Internal Revenue Service? The Chief Litigation Counsel for the Bureau of Consumer Protection? Try the Federal Yellow Book! Jenkins...