Government Information

Major U.S. Government Agencies

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.

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.

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

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.

Congress.gov
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.

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.

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. 

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