As of 2018, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) provides public access to its reports so it is no longer necessary to request reports from their Members of Congress.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) researches public policy for the US Congress. It issues about 3,000 briefs, reports, short issue papers and longer position papers per year on topics under study by Congress; these papers are brief - under 50 pages. It is renowned for its non-partisanship and in-depth analysis. Search CRS reports here