Directory of resources for the United States Government and
Central Intelligence Agency:
The official website of the US Central Intelligence Agency. Includes the World Factbook.
Federal Citizen Information Center:
The Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) helps federal agencies and departments
develop, promote, and distribute useful information to the public.
FedStats provides easy access to statistics and information produced by more than 100 U.S.
Federal Government agencies.
Established in 1992 to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory
of information disseminated by the Federal Government.
FirstGov for Consumers:
Linking to a broad range of federal information resources available to consumers online.
ScamAlert also provides current information on fraudulent and deceptive practices in the
Internal Revenue Service:
Seventy percent of the U.S. taxpayers are eligible for free tax preparation software and
free electronic filing.
Library of Congress:
The Library of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the
research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 130
million items on approximately 530 miles of bookshelves.
Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the US
Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they
are kept forever by The US National Archives and Records Administration.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the National Aeronautics and Space
Administration in 1958, partially in response to the Soviet Union's launch of the first
National Fraud Information
Consumers can get the information they need to avoid becoming victims of telemarketing and
Internet fraud and to help them get their complaints to law enforcement agencies quickly
National Park Service:
If you cant be at a national park, this is the next best place! Each national park
has a page that will introduce you to the park, activities, upcoming events and fun things
Social Security Online:
The Social Security Administration was created in 1935 when President Franklin D.
Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law.
The Federal Judiciary:
Article III of the United States Constitution establishes the judicial branch as one of
the three separate and distinct branches of the federal government. The other two are the
legislative and executive branches.
The White House:
Home of the President of the United States.
In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress
has been made freely available to the public.
United States House of Representatives:
Write to your representative or find out what's currently being debated on the House
United States Postal Service:
Contains information about the USPS and its variety of services, including stamp purchase,
rate information, electronic bill payment, forms, and general shipping information.
U.S. Census Bureau:
Fact-finding is one of America's oldest activities. In the early 1600s, a census was taken
in Virginia, and people were counted in nearly all of the British colonies that later
became the United States.
Identify and contact elected leaders in Congress, the White House, and state legislatures.
There's also a facility to create and post Soapbox action alerts to enlist others on your
U.S. Geological Survey:
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyses, and provides scientific
understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems.
U.S. Department of Health:
The United States Department of Health and Human Services leads America on the road to
better health, safety and well-being.
U.S. Department of Labor:
The Department of Labor (DOL) fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage
earners, and retirees of the United States through a variety of Federal labor laws.
Find information about any senator or what is happening on the Senate floor today.
With USA Services, citizens can get information from federal agencies in both English and
Spanish via Internet, publications, telephone, and e-mail.
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