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Government Information


The following list suggests the best sites to find government information available online for federal, state, international, and foreign levels of government.

Federal Government: General Information

Federal Agencies Directory
Social Security Administration Homepage
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S House of Representatives
United States Senate
White House Home Page

Federal Government: Legislative and Regulatory Information

Code of Federal Regulation (GPO Access)
Congress Org(Searchable directories and current awareness)
Legislative Branch Internet Resources-Thomas (Library of Congress)
Thomas (Search and retrieve Legislation)

State Information

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Website
State Constitutions, Statutes and Related Legislative Information (Cornell Univ.)
• State Government Collections –try one of the following:
• American Law Sources On-Line (ALSO!)
• FindLaw
U.S. State and Local Gateway

Local Information

Montgomery County Webpage
Pennsylvania’s Local Government Websites

International and Foreign Information

Country Studies (Library of Congress)
US State Department Home Page
United Nations

Statistical Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Fedstats (Search engine for government statistics and data)
National Center for Education Statistics
US Census Bureau

Additional Resources

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