Commemorations in Congress: the Use of Commemorative Legislation toHonor Individuals, Groups, and Events
Project AdvisorKerr, Deborah L.
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DescriptionThis project is a product of the Bush School of Government and Public Service Consulting Capstone Program. The Capstone team created a database of commemorative legislation and calculated the number of commemoratives introduced and approved in the 93rd-115th congresses. The project has been performed for the research wing of the Library of Congress, the Congressional Research Service. The project has lasted one full academic year and involves five second-year master’s degree students, who collected the data from https://www.congress.gov/, created a database and developed descriptive statistics and nonpartisan analysis.
DepartmentPublic Service and Administration
Baldwin, James; Hopper, Ellie; Hughey, Lizzie; Jones, Kassie; Ramos, Tony (2020). Commemorations in Congress: the Use of Commemorative Legislation toHonor Individuals, Groups, and Events. Available electronically from
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