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TEXAS GOVERNMENT

Abilene Municipal Code
Searchable electronic version of the Abilene Municipal code.

Texas Homeland Security
Designed to quickly relay information about security threats, ways to report suspected terrorist activities and safety tips. Also provides Texans with links to other specialized homeland defense-related Internet resources operated by state agencies and the federal government.

Congressman Randy Neugebauer

Texas League of Women Voters
"...nonpartisan political organization, that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences policy through education and advocacy." Voter information

Texas Legislature Online
Includes a link to Texas Statutes.

Texas @nline
Links to offices and officials. Includes links to just about everything dealing with Texas.

Texas State Agencies

Texas State Directory

Continually updated, this 'almanac' of Texas Government includes state officials and employees, complete listings of elected officials in federal offices, county and city elected officials and boards and commissions that regulate state policy.

OTHER U.S. STATES

To visit the official Web site of another state government, simply go to the URL www.state.xx.us, where xx=the postal abbreviation for the state.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Federal government assistance programs to individuals/organizations/businesses.

White House

FedStats
Searchable U.S. Government statistics.

GPO Access
GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version.

Thomas Legislative Information

Library of Congress site makes federal legislative information freely available to the public, including Bills, Resolutions, Activity in Congress, Congressional Record, Schedules, Calendars, Committee Information, Presidential Nominations, Treaties and Government Resources.

U.S. Government Information (USA.gov)
One-stop site. USA.gov™ is the U.S. government's official web portal.

Congress

Senate

House of Representatives

Congressional Record
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress, published daily when Congress is in session.

General Accounting Office

Library of Congress

Government Departments

Agriculture

Commerce

Defense

Education

Energy

Health and Human Services

Housing and Urban Development

Interior

Justice

Labor

State

Transportation

Treasury

Government Agencies

Agency for International Development

Central Intelligence Agency

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Election Commission

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Federal Reserve System

Federal Trade Commission

Food and Drug Administration

General Services Administration

Government Printing Office

Immigration and Naturalization Service

Library of Congress

National Aeronautics and Space Commission

National Archives and Records Administration

National Park Service

National Transportation Safety Board

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Postal Service

Securities and Exchange Commission

Small Business Administration

Smithsonian Institute

Social Security Administration

Veteran's Affairs

INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Britain in the USA

"Provides up-to-date information about Britain including UK Government policy & humanitarian efforts, British science & technology advancements, requirements & regulations for visas to Britain, and a wealth of additional information and news about Britain in the US."

Europa: The European Union's Server
Basic information about the European Union and links to home pages of the institutions and more. Portals in 23 different languages.

POLITICS

Clerk of the House Election Statistics
"Since 1920, the Clerk of the House has collected and published the official vote counts for federal elections from the official sources among the various states and territories.  These documents, out of print for many years, have been collected and scanned in a format to make them once again available to researchers and students."

C-Span
"Your online resource for public affairs."

VOTE411.0rg
VOTE411.org is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information

League of Women Voters
Offers up-to-date voter information and provides tools to get involved in the democratic process at the federal, state and local levels.

Mayors at a Glance
Search for information on mayors from around the country.

Political Information
A non-partisan Web Guide to over 5000 political Web sites, ranging from grassroots issues and activist resources to official Web sites of representatives and campaign sites.

Project Vote Smart
Non-partisan, non-special-interest funded site tracking the performance of over 13,000 political leaders: President, Congress, Governors and State Legislators. A great website that offers "a wealth of facts on candidates and elected officials, including biographies, addresses, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances, and evaluations by special interests; track the performance of Congress using clear descriptions of major bills. Follow the status of legislation of interest to you, examine voting records and the text of bills, and look ahead to votes scheduled for each week; access information on elections, federal and state governments, the issues, and politics. Includes our own references, plus thousands of links to the most important sites on the Internet."

TAXES

Essential Links to Taxes
This site offers links to a broad range of tax information: major tax sites, tax forms, state taxes, international taxes, and even tax laws.

IRS-Charities & Non-Profits
This IRS site allows you to search the IRS's database of exempt (nonprofit) organizations by city, state, and name. Discover if a particular organization is tax-exempt and to what extent contributions to it are tax-deductible.

IRS Forms and Publications

State and Local Taxes Website
Click on your state, and you'll find links to downloading tax forms online, state tax laws, and even legislative information.

1040.com: Tax Information For Everyone
A well organized site with links to forms (state and federal), tax news, and general tax information.

U.S. Tax Code On-Line
"This document allows you to access the complete text of the United States Internal Revenue Code, Title 26 of the U.S. Code (26 USC) in a variety of ways. Hyperlinks have been embedded in the Code to permit following cross-references between sections with a simple mouse click. A WAIS-based full-text search engine allows you to quickly locate Code sections by content."

OTHER

American Civil Liberties Union
The official Web site for this national organization. Includes alerts, news, and membership information.

County Information
From the National Association of Counties. Information on the government, policies, demographics, and more for counties in the U.S. Includes a searchable "Find a County" section.

GovEngine.com
Over 180 pages of Federal, State, and Local Government and Court resources . "GovEngine's goal is to provide to the citizens of the United States of America an educational awareness and broadened understanding of online government accessibility and o emphasize the communication and cooperation between all branches and levels of government with the public."

 

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