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                        Federal Governement Information

Included here are a selection of links to Federal Government Information

 General

Guide to the 2010 Census

USA.Gov The Government Portal to all Government Sites

USA.Gov Spanish Version (LII)

Change.gov  Official website of President-Elect Barack Obama. Features Obama's election night speech, a transitions press room (with up-to-the-minute updates and information about all aspects of the transition), background about positions on issues (such as the economy, health care, and the war in Iraq), an area designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration, a blog, an opportunity for you to contribute campaign stories, and more.

U.S. Government RSS Library  RSS is a method of summarizing the latest news and information from a website. This site provides access to government sites with RSS feeds. (LII)

Today's Government News A listing of News sources from different areas of the US Government.

Free Government Information's List of Government Podcasts Podcasting is a way to deliver audio content to portable players. Despite the Pod in the name, you do not need an iPod to listen to the downloaded files.

GovEngine.com Directory of Official Federal, State, and Local Government and Court links.

E-Democracy information about upcoming US elections (including 2004). (RB)

Free Government Information's List of Government Podcasts Podcasting is a way to deliver audio content to portable players. Despite the Pod in the name, you do not need an iPod to listen to the downloaded files.

National Do Not Call Registry (LII)

Core Federal Documents includes the US Constitution, US Code, Budget of the US Government, Economic Indicators, Occupational Outlook Handbook, and much more.

Our Documents online repository of primary documents that reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future, and mostly our commitment as a nation to continue to strive to 'form a more perfect union'. (SR)

Census Info

CIA World Factbook

Copyright Office

  • Fair Use Evaluator The Fair Use Evaluator is an online tool that can help users understand how to determine if the use of a protected work is a “fair use.”
  • Public Domain Slider to help discover if something is protected by Copyright
  • Exceptions for Instructors guides users through the educational exceptions in U.S. copyright law, helping to explain and clarify rights and responsibilities for the performance and display of copyrighted content in traditional, distance and blended educational models.

Ginnie Mae

Grants.gov an electronic storefront for federally-administered grant programs.

Health Care.gov  Take health care into your own hands

House of Representatives

Housing and Urban Development

IRS

Minority Business Development Agency

National Park Service

Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

Patent Office

Postal Service

  • Mailbox Map enter a city/state or zip to find mailboxes nearby.

Senate

Small Business Administration

Social Security Administration

US Code

White House

FDLP Administration check here for more Government Documents

Michigan Delegation to Washington

Access America for Seniors

Consumer Gateway

Federal Forms ...provides one-stop downloading for federal forms (RB)

History of the United States Capitol [.pdf] contains elaborate photos and 12 chapters that chronicles the design and politics of the U.S. Capitol from the beginning of its construction in 1793 to the present. (SR)

US Department of State FOIA Reading Room Freedom of Information Act Reading Room

Government Documents.

GPO FDsys Congressional Documents browse the catalog of House, Senate and Treaty documents, by Congress, beginning with the 104th Congress (1995-1996).

Grants.gov an electronic storefront for federally-administered grant programs. (SR)

U.S. Government Information on the Web Subject Index compiled by St. Mary's University, Texas. (LII)

GovSpot Many links to government information.

WorldWideWeb Tax [.pdf] this is not an official government site, but it does have IRS forms, publications, etc.

US States and Territories from the Law Library of Congress, this site has links to legal and general resources for every state and territory of the US. (SR)

Congressional Directory

White House Home Page (see Executive Branch listings for more information)

Library of Congress

Copyright Search Library of Congress (SR)

The United States Government Manual [.pdf]

Governement Information en Espanol a list of Government sites in Spanish, compiled by St. Mary's University.

U.S. Government RSS Library RSS is a method of summarizing the latest news and information from a website. This site provides access to government sites with RSS feeds. (LII)

A Guide to the Cartographic Products of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) from The Map and Geography Round Table .

Sites for Government Transparency from the Sunlight Foundation (FGI)

Who Runs Gov?  offers a unique look at the world of Washington through its key players and personalities. It’s your window into how deals get made and policy is shaped in the new Obama administration that is remaking the nation’s capital.  Maintained by the Washington Post.

Executive Branch

 Other Information

  • Consumer Information Center
  • Policy Library A nonprofit and nonpartisan enterprise, the Policy Library seeks to place public policy knowledge in the public domain. It does this by linking to an array of policy papers and resources available for free from think tanks, governments, and universities. (SR)
  • Public Agenda Online
  • GovBenefits.gov a free, confidential tool that helps you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive. (RT)

GPO logoSpecial Databases  Available through the Federal Depository Library Program

EHP Online Environmental Health Online self study

The National Climatic Data Center Online Document Library includes Local Climatological Data, Climatological Data, Monthly Climatic Data for the World, Monthly Normals, Storm Data, and Hourly Precipitation Data

The National Climatic Data Center Online Document Library includes Local Climatological Data, Climatological Data, Monthly Climatic Data for the World, Monthly Normals, Storm Data, and Hourly Precipitation Data