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POL 347 Intro to Latin American Politics: United States Congress

Provides access to books, journal articles, and government information resources on Latin American Politics

United States Congress

The U.S. Congress and its support organizations produce numerous information resources on Latin America.  Congress is responsible for approving new legislation and revising existing legislation.  Congressional committees are responsible for funding U.S. Government programs and conducting oversight of the management performance of these programs.  Examples of the congressional information resources include:

GovInfo-Provides access to federal legal, legislative, and regulatory information sources such as congressional bills, laws, the text of congressional debates, recorded votes on legislation, and committee reports on legislation from 1993/1995-present.

House Foreign Affairs Committee HSSE DOC Y 4.F 76/1 and HSSE DOC Y 4.IN 8/16 (See their Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere)
Senate Foreign Relations Committee HSSE DOC Y 4.F 76/2 (See their Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs)(Senator Todd Young (R-IN) is a member of this committee.)
U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Congressional Research Service Reports (Courtesy-University of North Texas Library)
Government Accountability Office (Congressional support agency analyzing management performance of U.S. Government programs)

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