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  • Department of Agriculture

    The United States Department of Agriculture Web site provides links to agencies, programs and services regarding agriculture and news articles about farm and foreign agricultural services, food nutrition and consumer services, food safety, marketing and regulatory programs, natural resources and environment, rural development, research, education, and economics.

    http://www.usda.gov »
  • Department of Commerce

    The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) promotes job creation, economic growth, sustainable development and improved living standards. This site has links to the latest economic indicators for export and import trades, and the Economic & Statistics Administration reports. The DOC site also provides the latest Commerce-related news articles.

    http://www.doc.gov »
  • Department of Defense (DefenseLINK)

    The Department of Defense (DOD), with headquarters at the Pentagon, is responsible for providing the military forces needed to deter war and protect the country's security. DefenseLINK supports the overall mission of the Department of Defense by providing official, timely and accurate information about defense policies, organizations, functions and operations. Also, DefenseLINK is the single, unified starting point for finding military information online.

    http://www.defenselink.mil »
  • Department of Education

    The Department of Education attempts to strengthen the federal commitment to equal educational opportunity for every individual; to supplement efforts of state and local schools to improve the quality of education; to encourage the involvement of the public, parents, and students in federal education programs; and to promote improvements in the quality and usefulness of education through federally supported research, evaluation, and sharing of information. This site has links to Disabilities Education (IDEA), discretionary grant applications, FAFSA (student aid application), and Federal Title IV School Codes among other links.

    http://www.ed.gov »
  • Department of Energy

    The Department of Energy's (DOE) mission is to foster a secure and reliable energy system that is environmentally and economically sustainable; to be a responsible steward of the nation's nuclear weapons; to clean up facilities; and to support continued United States leadership in science and technology. The site links to pages on energy efficiency and conservation, state links and information and the President’s national policy initiatives.

    http://www.energy.gov »
  • Department of Health and Human Services

    The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of Americans and providing essential human services. This site lists more than 300 programs' activities in medical and social science research, preventing outbreak of infectious diseases, food and drug safety, Medicare and Medicaid, financial assistance, child support enforcement, preventing child abuse, etc. This site has a link to related sites that is immediately accessible and leads to information relating to grants that might be useful to non-profits, a public advisory area in health data and statistics and other connections.

    http://www.os.dhhs.gov »
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the Federal agency responsible for national policy and programs that address America's housing needs, improving and developing the nation's communities, and enforcing fair housing laws. The site is geared toward the consumer but includes information on landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities, a list of HUD subsidized apartments and the rules relating to them, information about FHA mortgage limits, HUD homes for sale, a page with links to all aspects of Fair Housing, and other such HUD related materials.

    http://www.hud.gov »
  • Department of the Interior

    The Department of the Interior includes: the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Minerals Management Service, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, U.S. Geological Survey and Bureau of Reclamation. The Department collects revenues from the leasing of natural gas and oil resources, both offshore and onshore; from coal, timber, and grazing on Federal lands, and from numerous other sources, such as recreation fees. This site includes links to general information about the DOI, Public Service tools, and current articles on issues pertaining to the various bureaus within the DOI.

    http://www.doi.gov »
  • Department of Justice

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) represents the citizens of the United States in enforcing the law in the public interest and plays a key role in protection against criminals; ensuring healthy competition of businesses; safeguarding the consumer; enforcing drug, immigration, and naturalization laws; and protecting citizens through effective law enforcement. Included on the site is a legal documents tab which links to briefs, case filings, appeals, rules and regulations and more filed on behalf of the government by the various Divisions of the Department. Reports done for the Department also are available.

    http://www.usdoj.gov »
  • Department of Labor

    From the site you can access the Office of Small Business Programs and the Small Business Handbook.
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) site includes news articles and information about protecting workers' wages, health and safety, employment and pension rights; promoting equal employment opportunity; administering job training, unemployment insurance and workers' compensation programs; strengthening free collective bargaining; and collecting, analyzing and publishing labor and economic statistics.

    http://www.dol.gov »
  • Department of State

    The Department of State is charged with international relationships. It is a principal means through which the United States defends its interests, responds to crises and achieves its international goals. The Department of State is the lead institution for the principal foreign policy advisor. Site sections include: About the State Department, Press and Public Affairs, Highlights (latest news and events) and Business Center.

    http://www.state.gov »
  • Department of Transportation

    The Department of Transportation includes: The Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Railroad Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, the Maritime Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Research and Special Programs Administration, the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, the Surface Transportation Board, and the Transportation Administrative Services Center. Users can connect to state transportation departments, submit questions about hazardous materials, and find information about filing airline complaints.

    http://www.dot.gov »
  • Department of the Treasury

    The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for formulating and recommending domestic and international financial, economic, and tax policy; participating in the formulation of broad fiscal policies that have general significance for the economy; and managing the public debt. The Secretary oversees the activities of the Department in carrying out its major law enforcement responsibilities; in serving as the financial agent for the U.S. government; and in manufacturing coins and currency. This site provides the latest news and information from the Treasury Department.

    http://www.ustreas.gov »
  • Department of Veterans Affairs

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Web site is a worldwide resource that provides information on VA programs, veterans' benefits, VA facilities worldwide, and VA medical automation software. Made available in September 1994, the site serves several major constituencies, including the veteran and his or her dependents, Veterans Service Organizations, the military, the general public, and VA employees around the world. These documents are easily accessible and richly linked from their table of contents, as well as searchable by keyword.

    http://www.va.gov »