Statue of Civil Rights Pioneer, Alice Allison Dunnigan, to be dedicated in Russellville August 2 at 4 p.m.

Press Release from SEEK Museum
Russellville, Ky. -- A bronze statue of the first African American woman to be admitted to the White Houes and Congressional Press Corps will be dedicated on August 2, at 4 p.m. in Russellville, Ky. The statue of Alice Allison Dunnigan will be located on the grounds of SEEK Museum: Struggles for Emancipation and Equality in Kentucky on the corner of East 6th and South Morgan Streets as part of a new park area dedicated to civil rights.

Bulk Downloads of Congressional Data Now Available

ProPublica has made available bulk data on congressional bills: "Download information on every bill introduced in each session of Congress, in a single file, with our new bulk bill data set."

This works for the current Congress: "Twice a day, we generate a single zip file containing metadata for every bill introduced in the current congress, including who sponsors and cosponsors the bill, actions taken by committees, votes on the floor and a summary of what the bill would do."

But bill data for past congresses (to 1973) are also available.

GPO Issues Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for the 1980s

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) partners with the Library of Congress (LC) to release the digital version of the bound Congressional Record from 1981-1990 on GPO's govinfo. This release covers debates and proceedings of the 98th thru the 101st Congresses.

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