Government

Useful Information

www.usa.gov USA.gov provides official information and services from the U.S. government and is the government's official web portal.

www.archives.gov The National Archives and Records Administration is the government agency that is responsible for overseeing the management of federal government records. Check out the Exhibit Hall and Internet resources.

www.BRBPub.com/pubrecsites.asp BRB Publications Inc. – links to nearly 1,700 county, state and federal web addresses where users can access public records such as real estate records, criminal records, driving records and more.

iCivics.org   Website developed for and by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor for study of how government works. Currently being used in all 50 states schools, to rave reviews.

factfinder.census.gov Census data about any area in the U.S.

www.FedBizOpps.gov Federal Business Opportunities – a government clearinghouse for all federal contracting opportunities greater than $25,000. Companies can search the database by product or service category.

www.FedMarket.com Gathers information from federal and local government bid-posting sites and organizes its listings in four separate search engines.

http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/census United States historical census data browser (1790 – 1960) from the University of Virginia.

http://bioguide.congress.gov Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.

www.brillig.com/debt_clock This site has the current figures for the national debt.

www.faa.gov The FAA is now required to provide safety records and other pertinent information about airlines at its website.

www.fedstats.gov The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.

www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html CIA – the World Factbook.

www.osha.gov/oshstats/sicser.html US Department of Labor – search for SIC classification.

www.Onvia.com Scans 50,000 state and local government sites for contract positions.

postcalc.usps.gov For calculating postage and the affect on cost of changing paper weights, size of package, number of pieces, etc.

www.supremecourtus.gov Supreme Court of the United States.

www.whitehouse.gov White House.

www.eia.doe.gov The Energy Information Administration – official energy statistics from the U.S. Government.

www.ftc.gov Federal Trade Commission.

www.nasaa.org North American Securities Administration Association - the oldest international organization devoted to investor protection.

http://www.packworld.com/trends-and-issues/regulatory/web-based-guide-reading-fdas-nutrition-facts-label The nutrition facts label is found on packaged foods and beverages, and can serve as a daily guide for comparing foods and making healthy choices.