Use the Congressional Publications database to locate additional legislative documents such as bills, laws, hearings, house and senate reports and CRS reports. All these types of documents can provide important information on your topic.
For help with citing government documents:
From Proquest: https://congressional.proquest.com/help/congressional/webframe.html?connectors_group_ref.html#gh_howtocite.html
From Indiana University Bloomington: http://libraries.iub.edu/guide-citing-us-government-publications
limit document type results on the right side before searching or within results
once in a document, notice the related News on the right
Example: "clean air act" and "title V"
CRS Reports are produced by the Congressional Research Service, the public policy research arm of Congress and are heavily researched and written by experts in the field on legislative issues. CRS Reports are available fulltext from 1916 to the present.
From the Congressional Research Service homepage:
Note: there might not be a CRS report for every topic - but do try and see if there is!
Follow these steps:
reparations and "African American*"
"opioid epidemic" or "opioid overdose"
"e cigarette*" or e-cigarette*
michigan water flint
Search Example: "gun control" or "gun policy"