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Trends & Policy

Trends & Policy Content

Trends & Policy is a series of in-depth primary source collections to support research and learning on policy related to today’s most pressing issues. This collection connects policies implemented by the U.S. government with the data-driven results and trends of those policies and provides context with analytical reports and news articles.

Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branch materials, newspaper articles, statistics, and data.



Legislative Branch content including all Public Laws, Hearings, Bills, Vote reports, Congressional Research reports, Government Accountability Office reports, and more.

Executive Branch reports and statistics. The statistics are presented in xls and csv formats and can be converted into charts directly within the product. Many of the statistics have been extracted from reports and converted directly into statistics.

News articles from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times.