• Government Specialized Search Engines From Web Feet
  • FirstGov The Federal Government’s official web portal.  Your “one stop shopping” to the United States government and government services.
  • GPO Access With this site you can search government publications such as the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Record, Government Manual and more obscure publications and topics.  You can search these publications either singly or together.
  • Bucknell Information on government documents in the Bucknell Library as well as links to local, state and federal government information.
  • Administration on Aging
  • Benefits Programs Government benefit programs
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer price index, wages by area and occupation, employment and unemployment.  Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Business

  • Small Business Administration Startup information, finance information, government loans, business opportunities etc. A business start-up kit, SBA publications and shareware are also available at this site.
  • U.S. Business Advisor Information from over 60 different federal organizations.  This site by the Small Business Administration is an attempt to create a one-stop electronic link to the information and services government provides for the business community

Congress

Embassies

  • Embassy.org List of Foreign embassies in the United States with links to web sites.  Supported by commercial concerns but has no annoying pop-ups.
  • Department of State list United States embassies and diplomatic offices abroad
  • Executive Branch Executive branch including all the departments.
  • FBI
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Federal Register Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. More.
  • Fuel Economy Fuel economy guide for automobiles, tax incentives for clean-air vehicles
  • GPO Access With this site you can search government publications such as the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Record, Government Manual and more obscure publications and topics.  You can search these publications either singly or together.
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) was a part of the United States Department of Justice and handled legal and illegal immigration and naturalization. It ceased to exist as a whole entity on March 1, 2003. These functions are now handled by the Department of Homeland Security. The administration of immigration services, including permanent residence, naturalization, asylum, and other functions became the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The investigative and enforcement functions (including investigations, deportation, and intelligence) were combined with U.S. Customs investigators, the Federal Protective Service, and the Federal Air Marshal Service, to create U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The border functions of the INS, which included the Border Patrol along with INS Inspectors, were combined with U.S. Customs Inspectors into the newly created U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
  • Judicial Branch Judicial branch including the entire federal court system
  • Library of Congress Includes the vast online catalog, The American Memory collections, Global Gateway
  • Medicare Compare Medicare prescription drug plans. Official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare benefits
  • Postal Service
  • Social Security Retire online, benefits planner, online calculator, social security statements
    State Department recommends Americans avoid travel to a certain county.
  • Statistics All types of statistics from many Federal agencies

Travel and living abroad

  • Passports
  • Visa requirements, passports, health information. From the U.S. Dept of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs
  • Travel Warnings From the U.S. Dept of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs. Travel warnings are issued when the
  • Consular Information sheets From the U.S. Dept of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs. Contains entry requirements, a link to the embassy in the United States, medical facilities and health information, crime, traffic and road conditions, aviation, customs regulations.
  • The Whitehouse President Bush’s web page, including sections for the First Lady and the VP.

U. S. State Information