Government and Politics
and Acronyms of the U.S. Government
Dictionary of the United States Congress--1774-Present
CNN.com Inside Politics
Cabinet of the
Capitol Spotlight--a service
of C-SPAN & CQ.
C-SPAN--provides access to the live
gavel-to-gavel proceedings of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and
to other forums where public policy is discussed, debated and decided--all without
editing, commentary or analysis and with a balanced presentation of points of view.
Census Finder --links to all the FREE
census online information
Chicago Metropolitan Agency For Planning--Planning
agency for the six-county Chicago metropolitan area statistics.
City of Chicago Home Page
Congress.Org--your link to congress.
Votes History Database--information provided by the Washington Post.
Cook County Assessor's Office
Cook County Clerk's Office-- you can
access information about all Cook County Departments. You can scan the
Directory of Cook County
Elected Officials--where you will find information on most local, state and national
elected officials who have constituencies in Cook County.
Cook County Treasurer's
Countries of the World--Countries
profiled from around the world.
Country Briefings--includes news,
country profiles, forecasts, statistics and more provided by Economist.com.
CQ Press In Context--a
free, nonpartisan authoritative source on pivotal issues shaping today's world
DCCA Community Profiles
& Search Engine of the World's Embassies & Consulates.
EUobserver.com--Europeon Union Newsletter
on states and capitals.
Find-It! Illinois--your portal to Illinois
governmental and library information on the Web!
you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive".
Government Documents Center--information
provided by Tulane University.
Catalog for Citizens--U.S. Government official hub for federal forms.
Homeland Security--official site of the
U.S. Government. Includes information on travel and transportation, threats and
protection as well as emergency and disasters.
Homes For Sale By The
Housing Authority of County of Cook
HUD Homes Illinois--view
Illinois Blue Book
Illinois Department of Revenue--includes
tax information as well as forms you can download.
Illinois General Assembly
Illinois Statistical Abstract--comprehensive
compilation of economic and demographic data. (Illinois & County
IllinoisAtlas.com--maps of Illinois
IRS Forms and
Publications--federal tax forms.
League of Women Voters of Illinois--includes
links to local leagues.
NASA Homepage--committed to spreading the unique
knowledge that flows from its aeronautics and space research.
National Governors Association--find
general biographical and term information about each state/commonwealth/territory's
Organizations On-Line in the
South Suburbs--lists organizations in the region that have websites. You
can also look for a particular organization they have provided by using the alphabetic
Politics, Elections, Candidates, & Campains--published as a non-partisan public service
to promote fully informed decision-making by the American electorate.
Riverdale Village Website
Rulers--this site contains lists of heads of state
and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of
those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1800.
SEC EDGAR Database
Secretary of State
Social Security Online--lookup retirement,
disability, social security number, and SSI information and much more.
State and Local Government on the Net--lists
info. for all 52 states. Including Statewide Offices; Legislative, Judicial and Executive
Branches; as well as county and city sites.
State of Illinois--official site of the State
of Illinois. Be sure to check out the Illinois State Board of Elections for
voting and candidate information.
Stats about all US Cities
--maps, race, income, photos, education, crime, weather, houses, etc.
Supreme Court Collection--includes
a searchable database.
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the
Internet--includes information on bills, the congressional record, and
United Nations Cyberschoolbus--official
and up-to-date information and statistics regarding the countries of the world.
U.S. Census Bureau--demographic
information provided by American Factfinder.
Counties--includes population & contact information, as well as county
officials, codes and ordinances and policies.
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The United States Government Manual--search
the complete text of the new edition as well as previous editions.
U.S. Government Online Bookstore --U.S.
Government publications available for purchase from the U.S. Government Printing Office.
US National Archives & Records
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal -- official world wide web
information portal for the United States Federal Government.
The United States Postal Service--find zip
codes, postal rates or locate a local post office. You can even buy stamps online.
The United States Senate--lists senators,
committees, and legislative activities.
Vote Smart--includes voting records,
campaign issue positions, performance evaluations by special interests, campaign
contributions, backgrounds, previous experience, and contact information for candidates.
Where to Write for Vital Records--contains
information about where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death & marriage
certificates and divorce decrees) from each state, territory and county of the United
Who's Who in the United States Government
Presidents, and Prime Ministers of the World
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September 15, 1997
Updated: May 1, 2013
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