Federal Issues

    Congressional Resources 


    Library of Congress (THOMAS)
    A site of reference for legislative information, Congressional activity, legislative information, also links to Congressional committees, Members of Congress, Federal Agencies and other information on the legislative process.

    Library of Congress (congress.gov beta site)
    The Library of Congress has launched the new database in September 2012 in beta form, with additional features expected soon. Currently available are bill text, summary and status, and profiles of Members of Congress with legislation they've sponsored or cosponsored. The site is also usable on smartphones and tablets.  THOMAS, which was launched in 1995, is expected to be available until sometime in 2013.

    U.S. Senate
    The U.S. Senate’s home page.  It includes links to Senate action, committees, hearings, markups of bills, all official Senators’ websites, etc.

    U.S. House of Representatives
    The U.S. House of Representative’s home page.  It includes links to House action, committees, hearings, markups of bills, all official House Members’ websites, etc.

    Center for Audit Quality
    The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an autonomous, nonpartisan, nonprofit group based in Washington, D.C.  The CAQ “is dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets.”  It is governed by a Board that comprises leaders from the public company auditing firms, the American Institute of CPAs and the investor and issuer communities, and is affiliated with AICPA.

    Government Audit Quality Center
    The Center's primary purpose is to promote the importance of quality governmental audits and the value of such audits to purchasers of governmental audit services.

    Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center
    To help CPAs meet the challenges of performing quality audits in this unique and complex area, the AICPA has established the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, a firm-based voluntary membership center for firms that audit employee benefit plans.

    AICPA Tax Center
    The Tax Center provides information on legislative and regulatory developments and on comments made by the Tax Division to represent AICPA members’ tax interests and to improve the tax system.

    GovTrack.us
    This site “helps you keep tabs on the U.S. Congress. This is the independent, nonpartisan website” that allows users to set up “set up tracker” for particular bills and has links to Congressional Members, voting records, the Congressional Record, etc.
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