Select Government Offices and Agencies
The White House
State & Local Government on the Net
U.S. Courts - The Federal Judiciary
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Congressional Budget Office - Topics
Department of Homeland Security (U.S.)
Federal Election Commission (FEC)
In 1975, Congress created the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections. The duties of the FEC, which is an independent regulatory agency, are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections. For brief video introduction click here.
Federal Reserve Board
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Gov't agencies - DOE (Department of Energy)
U.S. Gov't agencies - EPA (Environmental Protection Agencies)
U.S. Gov't agencies - USDA (Department of Agriculture)
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Selected Legislative Branch Materials
Congressional Publications (ProQuest)
FDsys - GPO - Congressional Record (now govinfo.gov)
U.S. Congressional Serial Set: 1817–1994 (Readex)
Federal Legislative History Library (HeinOnline)
Selected Judicial Branch Materials
Provides full text access to legal periodicals, books, government documents, legal texts, and other primary source collections in the legal field.
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Lexis Nexis Academic Limitations on Use
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Supreme Court Database
The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1946 and 2012 terms.
Supreme Court of the United States
Official website of the U.S. Supreme Court.