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UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
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FOREIGN GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
TAX INFORMATION
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT - EXECUTIVE

AMERICAN PRESIDENTS: LIFE PORTRAITS
This site features basic biographical information and interesting facts about our presidents. Included are text and audio/video clips of speeches and addresses.

CENSTATS
Censtats provides the following:  Annual Survey of Manufacturers, Building Permits, Census Tract Street Locator, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, County Business Patterns, International Trade Data, Occupation by Race and Sex, USA Counties, and Zip Business Patterns.

FEDERAL GATEWAY:  U.S. GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE 
Federal Gateway consolidates all federal agency information into one Internet site.  Thereby, simplifying the task of acquiring government information. 

FEDERAL REGISTER
The Federal Register is the official publication for Presidential Documents and Executive Orders, Notices, Rules, and Proposed Rules from Federal Agencies and Organizations.

FEDLAW
Fedlaw is a menu-based guide to Internet sites pertaining to United States laws and regulations.

FEDSTATS
Fedstats offers statistical information produced by more that 70 Federal agencies.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT MANUAL
The United States Government Manual contains comprehensive information on the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of the government. 

WHITE HOUSE
The Interactive Citizen's Handbook is a link within the White House home page; this handbook contains Executive Branch and Cabinet information.  The Briefing Room provides Recent Press Releases, Announcements, Presidential Speeches and Addresses.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT - LEGISLATIVE

BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS
This site provides biographical information about senators, representatives, and other elected officials dating back to 1774.  Search by name, position, and/or state.

CAPWEB
This online guide to the United States Congress provides contact information (address, phone number, e-mail, etc.) regarding representatives and senators.

C-SPAN
This comprehensive web site developed by C-Span offers a vast amount of information about our government. One function enables the viewer to search for congressmen by state, zip, or code name.  A photo, contact information, and links are provided.

GPO GATE
GPO Gate offers access to information provided by the Government Printing Office including:  Federal Register, Congressional Record, Congressional Bills, United States Code, Economic Indicators, and GAO Reports.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
This site provides legislative information, Library of Congress Internet exhibits, and resources for researchers and information professionals.

THOMAS
Thomas offers the full text rendering of recent Congressional bills searchable by keyword or bill number. 

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOMEPAGE
This site provides legislative information and information pertaining to Members, Committees, and Organizations of the House and other U.S. government resources.

UNITED STATES CODE (USC)
The electronic version of the United States Code (USC) provides searching capabilities to Title and Section of the USC or by Popular Name. 

UNITED STATES SENATE
This internet page includes a directory of Senators, legislative activity, committee information, and a virtual tour.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT - JUDICIAL

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
The Supreme Court of the United States offers:  Docket, Court Rules, Opinions, Public Information, and Related Websites. 

SUPREME COURT COLLECTION
This site provides decisions made by the United States Supreme court since 1990 searchable by Party Name or Date, information about the Supreme Court Justices, and a several historic decisions.

KANSAS GOVERNMENT

FULL TEXT OF BILLS
This website offers:  Legislation Search by Bill Number and a Keyword Search.

KANSAS GOVERNOR:  KATHLEEN SEBELIUS
This site offers:  Meet the Governor, Contact the Governor, Issues & Initiatives, Kansas Facts, Governor's Cabinet, and Kansas Kid's Page.

KANSAS LEGISLATOR DIRECTORY
The Kansas Legislator Directory offers several search options:  Party Affiliation, Maps, Searching for Name, or Searching by County.

KANSAS STATE CONSTITUTION
This website offers:  Ordinance and Preamble, Kansas Bill of Rights, and the 15 articles of the Kansas Constitution.

KANSAS SENATE REPUBLICANS
Profiles of each Republican Senator are available, complete with email and mailing addresses, district information, committee assignments, and biographies.

STATE OF KANSAS AGENCY SERVICES
This site provides an extensive list of Public Services and INK Premium Services.

STATE OF KANSAS:  GOVERNMENT
This site provides an extensive wealth of Kansas information including links to Legislative, Elected Officials, State Agencies, Judicial, Local Government, and State Committees.
                                                                                                  

FOREIGN GOVERNMENT

FOREIGN GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
This site offers an array of foreign government information constructed in a columnar format.  The left column is arranged Geographically by Region and the right column provides Related Foreign Information.  Additional links include:  International Agencies, International Simulations, and Political Science.

WORLD FACT BOOK
World Fact Book provides background material on economic, geographic, and political conditions in 267 countries around the globe.  World Fact Book is published annually and includes the latest material.

TAX INFORMATION

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
This site provides the Internal Revenue Service tax forms, instructions, and publications from 1992.

STATE TAX FORMS
State Tax forms are provided for each state.

KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
This website provides information regarding personal, vehicle and business tax information plus Kansas State Tax forms and applications.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

BEST INFORMATION ON THE NET:  GOVERNMENT
This site created by the librarians at O'Keefe Library, St. Ambrose University provides an extensive list of Federal Government, International Law, and State and Local Governments links.

FREQUENTLY USED SITES RELATED TO U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
This comprehensive website provides an extensive subject index with numerous informational links.  The  URLs are frequently checked.

OPENSECRETS.ORG
This site provides information from the Federal Election Commission about campaign contributions as well as other news about the federal government. The site may be useful for academic research and those with an interest in politics.

PROJECT VOTE SMART
Project Vote Smart tracks the performance of over 13,000 political leaders.  Links include:  Candidates & Elected Officials, Presidential Candidates' Test, Voter Registration Information, Congress Track, Government & Politics, Presidential Candidates, Public Statements, Youth Survey, and Pictures.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
This site provides an extensive array of statistical and demographic information.  The site is easy to navigate.


Last updated 07/07/04
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