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Government Information

A guide to finding U.S. federal, Pennsylvania state, and foreign/international government information.


Documents in the News aims to highlight the use of government information in the news and media.  It is not an attempt to be comprehensive, but a place to foster discovery and access to government information and to highlight how that information may be helpful in the research process.

U.S. Government Information: Weekly Roundup [UC San Diego]

Current News

June 30, 2024. “U.S. Supreme Court Recent Decisions – June 28, 2024 - Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo (22-451) Opinions [PDF].”  Justices' Rulings Sharply Curtail E.P.A. Authority. Coral Davenport. New York TImes, Late Edition (East Coast). Database: ProQuest – U.S. Major Dailies. Supreme Court of the United States

June 30, 2024. “Climate change threatens olive oil production in the Levant.” Climate change also turns up heat on wallets. Sarah Kaplan, Rachel Siegel. The Washington Post. Database: ProQuest – U.S.  Newsstream. PubMed National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health. 

June 27, 2024. Statement from President Joe Biden on the Pardon of LGBTQI+ Service Members Wrongly Convicted. Biden pardons U.S. veterans convicted in gay-sex cases. Dan Lamothe. The Washington Post. ProQuest – U.S. Newsstream. The White House. 

June 26, 2024. “Failed Wheel Bearing Caused Norfolk Southern Train Derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.” NTSB: Trackside sensor didn’t catch burning rail bearing. Morning Sentinel. Database: ProQuest – U.S. Newsstream. National Transportation Safety Board.