Congress.org is a nonpartisan news and information Web site devoted to encouraging civic participation. Our mission is to provide information about public policy issues of the day and tips on effective advocacy so that citizens can make their voices heard and contact their elected officials. Congress.org is a project of the CQ-Roll Call Group, the largest news organization on Capitol Hill. Congress.org is powered by CQ-Roll Call affiliates Capitol Advantage and Knowlegis — private, nonpartisan companies that specialize in facilitating civic involvement.Congressional Directory
The Congressional Directory is the official directory of the U.S. Congress, prepared by the Joint Committee on Printing (JCP). Published since 1888, the Congressional Directory presents short biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district, and additional data, such as committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers. It also lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press, radio, and television galleries.Library of Congress: THOMAS
Comprehensive source of information on the activities of Congress, featuring bills and resolutions (including texts, summaries, and voting results), the Congressional Record (including the daily digest), schedules & calendars, presidential nominations, committee information, treaties, and resources for teachers.U.S. House of RepresentativesU.S. SenateBureau of Consular Affairs
The mission of the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) is to protect the lives and interests of American citizens abroad and to strengthen the security of United States borders through the vigilant adjudication of visas and passports. CA contributes significantly to the USG goal of promoting international exchange and understanding. Our vision is to help American citizens engage the world. The Bureau issues the travel documents that allow Americans to travel the globe and lawful immigrants and visitors to travel to America and provides essential cycle of life services to American citizens overseas.
Bureau of the Public Debt
Operates to borrow the money needed to operate the federal government and to account for the resulting debt. They borrow by selling Treasury bills, notes, and bonds, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds; pay interest to investors; and, when the time comes to pay back the loans, redeem investors' securities. Every time they borrow or pay back money, it affects the outstanding debt of the United States
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
CFDA provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi- public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
Central Intelligence Agency
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an independent US Government agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers.CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Department of Defense
The official web site for the Department of Defense and the starting point for finding U.S. military information online. The mission of Defense.gov is to support the overall mission of the Department of Defense by providing official, timely and accurate information about defense policies, organizations, functions and operations. Also, Defense.gov is the single, unified starting point for finding military information online.
Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security’s mission is to secure the nation from the threats. Taks range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector.Department of Homeland Security - who is part of DHS?
A list of which US government agencies became part of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003Department of State Travel Warnings and Resources
Passports, visas, travel information, exchange rates, trip advisory, and emergency information.Department of the TreasuryEnergy Information Administration
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.
Federal Acquisition Regulation
The FAR was established to codify uniform policies for acquisition of supplies and services by executive agencies. GSA FAR Secretariat Publishes the FAR on behalf of all three FAR issuing agencies. The GSA Federal Acquisition Policy Division maintains the FAR Secretariat to act as the publication and administrative support arm of the FAR. This web page is produced by the FAR Secretariat using material that has been published in the FAR looseleaf edition. The official FAR appears in the Code of Federal Regulations at 48 CFR Chapter 1.General Services Administration (GSA)
The General Services Administration (GSA) is an independent agency of the United States government, that helps manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies. The GSA supplies products and communications for U.S. government offices, provides transportation and office space to federal employees, and develops government-wide cost-minimizing policies, among other management tasks.GSA: Surplus Property
GSA's Office of Personal Property Management helps federal agencies dispose of personal property that is no longer needed. To do this, it helps other federal agencies and state, local, and public organizations acquire these items. The public can purchase personal property that is not needed by federal agencies or by state and local organizations.Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress. This link leads to various IRS forms and publications.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Joint base lewis-mcchord.com ( JBLM ) is a media information portal for active duty soldiers and airmen who are stationed at JBLM. Within the site you will find local area information about housing, apartments, base life at JBLM, local community info, and base information. Joint Base Lewis-McChord is located in pierce county and carries the zip code 98433 for JBLM. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
The OMB's predominant mission is to assist the President in overseeing the preparation of the federal budget and to supervise its administration in Executive Branch agencies. In helping to formulate the President's spending plans, the OMB evaluates the effectiveness of agency programs, policies, and procedures, assesses competing funding demands among agencies, and sets funding priorities. The OMB ensures that agency reports, rules, testimony, and proposed legislation are consistent with the President's Budget and with Administration policies.
Patent & Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO or USPTO) issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification. Site contains patent and trademark information, advisory committees, Information Assistance, Free Publications, Sales, Statistics, etc.
Securities and Exchange Commission
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Social Security AdministrationState DepartmentThe White HouseThe White House Cabinet
The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments — the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Attorney General
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States of America.U.S. Civics and Citizenship Online
Its purpose is to provide a quick and easy path to resources to help instructors prepare students for naturalization and to incorporate civics into ESL instruction. U.S. Civics and Citizenship Online provides links to curricula, lesson plans, teacher assessments, and other instructional material on citizenship and civics.U.S. passport application formsWeekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents is published every Monday and is the official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary. Published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents first began in 1965 and is available on GPO Access from 1993 forward.
Catalog of U. S. Government Publications (Government Printing Office)
The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options. Department of Energy (DOE) Information Bridge
The Information Bridge contains documents and citations in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics of interest related to DOE's mission.Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC)
For more than 40 years, the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) has been a trusted one-stop source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services. Consumers can get the information they need in four ways: by calling toll-free 1 (800) FED-INFO, through printed publications and online through various social media channels and FCIC's family of websites.
Federal Government Agencies Directory
The directory lists current/active/existing U. S. Federal Government agencies as represented in the United States Government Manual. Hosted by Louisiana State University.
Government Documents Center (University of Michigan)
Link to various government documents. The Documents Center is a central reference and referral point for information at all levels of government as well as statistical data.INFOMINE Scholarly Internet Resource Collections (Libraries of the University of California)
Keyword, subject, and title access to government resources.NARA Archival Research Catalog
The Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is the online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential LibrariesNational Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept forever. National Security Archive
An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. U.S. Government Documents Ready Reference Collection
This is a subject arrangement of the most frequently used depository document titles at Columbia University Libraries. Each title may be available in different formats: online, print, microfiche. United States Government Manual
Official handbook of the Federal GovernmentFedLaw: JudiciaryMeta-Index for US Legal Research
(Georgia State University College of Law)Supreme Court Decisions
1937-1975 (FedWorld Flite)Supreme Court Opinions
1893- (FindLaw)Supreme Court OpinionsCode of Federal RegulationsDepartment of Homeland Security
Laws and Regulations of the Dept. of Homeland SecurityFederal Register Online
(GPO Access) Proposed rules and regulations.FedLaw
Includes the US Code.FindLaw: Internet Legal ResourcesGPO Gate
Bills, U.S. Public Laws, Congressional Record.How Our Laws are MadeLibrary of Congress (Browse Government Resources)Regulations.gov
The U.S. Government web site that makes it easier for you to participate in Federal rulemaking - an essential part of the American democratic process.Survey of Current Business
Department of CommerceThe Dismal Scientist
GDP, Jobless rates, Housing Starts, CPIThomas: Legislative Information on the InternetFederal Information CenterFedWorld (NTIS)
Central source for searching and ordering scientific, technical, engineering, business, and other government information.FirstGov
The U.S.Governments' official Web Portal.Google.com Government SearchGPO Access
Variety of information products produced by the Federal Government.National Priorities Project Database
The NPP Database offers state data socio-economic needs and federal expenditures, and allows you to create customized table, graphs and reports.YAHOO.COM GovernmentAgCensus
Census of AgricultureBureau of Economic AnalysisBureau of Labor StatisticsConsumer Price Indexes
(CPI)County Business PatternsCurrent Industrial ReportsEconomic Statistics Briefing RoomNorth American Industry Classification System (NAICS)USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceFederal BudgetForeign Exchange Rates (daily)
Federal Reserve Statistical ReleaseHealth, United States
Annual report on the health status of the nation.Healthfinder
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services gatewayNational Center for Health StatisticsNational Institutes of HealthCensus 2000FedStats
Search for statistics from 70 Federal agencies.Statistical Abstract of the U.S. 1995-2000Statistical Resources on the Web
University of Michigan Documents CenterCounty and City Data BooksU.S. Census Bureau1999 Digest of Education StatisticsBureau of Justice StatisticsSocial Statistics Briefing RoomSourcebook of Criminal Justice StatisticsUniform Crime ReportsAviation Accident StatisticsAviation Safety Information (FAA)Highway Statistics SeriesTransportation Statistics Annual Report