Government Information

MAJOR U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Agriculture Department

Bureau of the Census

Commerce Department

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Defense Department

Department of Homeland Security

Energy Department

Environmental Protection Agency

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Executive Office of the President/Office of Management & Budget

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Election Commission

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Federal Reserve System

Federal Trade Commission

Food and Drug Administration

General Accounting Office

Health and Human Services Department

Housing and Urban Development Department

Interior Department

Justice Department

Labor Department

National Labor Relations Board

National Park Network

National Technical Information Service

National Transportation Safety Board

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Occuational Safety and Health Administration

Patent & Trademark Office

Securities and Exchange Commission

Small Business Adminisration

Social Security Administration

State Department

Transportation Department

Treasury Department

United States International Trade Commission

Veterans Affairs Department

OTHER GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

CapWeb
"The Internet Guide to the United States Congress" with links to excellent governmental resources including finding aids for congressional votes, congressional districts, bills, laws, etc. Links to information in all three branches of the goverment.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Listing of grants, assistance, and other programs the federal government makes available to the public.

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
Access to basic federal goverment documents, including the Bill of Rights, Congressional Bills, Declaration, Federalist Papers, Economic Report of the President, and others.

County and City Data Book
Searchable versions of the Data Books for 1988 and 1994. Include demographic and economic data down to the county and city level. Users can sort data by certain variables and display or FTP the resulting information sets.

Google Uncle Sam
Search engine for government sites.

Governments on the Web
Site containing links to governmental institutions on the Web, including "parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, city councils,public broadcasting corporations, central banks, multi-national organizations",political parties,etc.

Governing.com
An abundance of state and local government information, includes links to multiple local government sites, resources on many different topics including health, environment, waste management, and others.  Also includes a daily blog and an Idea Center, with ideas for policy consideration (for example: Planning for a Pandemic) a newsletter and an online textbook, Governing States and Localities.

GPO Access
Finding aid for full-text government information as well as for government web sites and government publications.

InfoNation
Geographical, economic, demographic, and social indicators data for all 185 UN members. Data drawn from the UN publications, World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook.

North American Industry Classification System
Replaces the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Manual with its listing of 358 new industries.

Official Documents--The Stationery Office--UK
Selected UK government publications, available by date, title, or government department. Also provides a link to Her Majesty's Stationery Office site.

Online Tax Forms (Federal & State)
Site includes online tax forms, FAQ, and publications that are available. There are also State Tax Forms available

Searchgov.com
Search engine for government sites.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Statistical data relating to the criminal justice system. Provides information on costs associated with the criminal justice system, results of opinion polls on subjects such as crime, drug use, gun control, etc., arrests, sentencing, juvenile delinquency, prisons, and many other subjects. Maintained by the Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center at SUNY-Albany for the Department of Justice.

State and Local Government on the Net
Links to all 50 states including Puerto Rico, Guam and several other US affiliated territories. It provides selective catagories for multi-state sites, federal resources, city governments, and national organizations.

Thomas
Full text and legislative history of recent bills, public laws, and House and Senate Committee Reports, plus text of the Congressional Record and the Congressional Index.

Uncle Sam--Forms from the Feds
University of Memphis Regional Depository Library site providing links to downloadable government electronic forms. Agencies include Office of Copyright, Department of Health and Human Services, Food & Drug Administration, Immigration, Internal Revenue Service, National Sceince Foundation and Veterans Administration. Links to Passport and Savings Bond forms are also included.

Uniform Crime Reports
County-level data on arrests and reported crimes. Users may limit by certain variables such as age of offender or victim, time of crime, etc. Results may be displayed or FTP'd to the user's account.

U.S. Consumer Gateway
In-depth information for consumers provided by over 40 federal agencies. Includes Scam Alerts to help prevent consumers from being defrauded.

University of Michigan Documents Center
Well-organized and comprehensive site linking users to federal, state, local, and international government information on the Internet. Very thorough listing of Statistical Sources on the Internet.

University of Michigan Documents Center--International Agencies page
Very complete listing of international agencies organized by topic, rather than by agency name.

Yearbook of Immigration Statistics
Annual data on immigration on the US Department of Homeland Security Web site, including statistics on the country of origin, gender, age, marital status and  occupation of foreign nationals, and categories of admission including permanent residence, temporary residence, asylum and refugee status, and naturalized citizenship.  

 

Update 12/28/05