Government — Wilton Library
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Government

General

  • All Things Political
    (http://www.allthingspolitical.org/)
    All Things Political’s aim is to offer a more efficient gateway to leading political and governmental online resources. Our directories encompass many categories, ranging from the practical – with over 6,700 school district websites, 5,600 local and city government websites, and 2,100 county government websites – to the partisan – with over 1,100 Democratic and Republican county party sites.
  • FedWorld.gov
    (http://www.fedworld.gov/)
    A program of the United States Department of Commerce. Search federal Web sites to locate government information.
  • Stateline.org
    (http://www.stateline.org/)
    This site provides comprehensive and comparative information on the public policies of all 50 states. It contains current and archived news, a calendar of events, and background information about the states and their governments.
  • U.S. Code
    (http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/)
    Search the United States Code by popular name, section, or a keyword search. Provided by Cornell University School of Law.
  • U.S. Government Manual
    (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/browse-gm-03.html)
    The site includes links to text files of historical documents as well as information on and about the different branches of government.
  • Uncle Sam
    (http://www.google.com/unclesam)
    A search service provided by Google that only searches government publications and websites.
  • Uncle Sam: Who’s Who
    (http://www.memphis.edu/govpub/whos.php)
    Lists of: Cabinet members, Congressional leadership, Congressional committee chairs, Administrators of selected federal agencies, U. S. Ambassadors, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Judges of the United States courts. There are also links to biographical information about each listed official.
  • University of Michigan Documents Center 
    (http://www.lib.iastate.edu/collections/db/umdocr.html)
    One of the most comprehensive sources for finding statistical and government (local, state, federal, foreign or international) information on the Internet.
  • USA.gov
    (http://firstgov.gov/)
    The official U. S. gateway to all government information.

Connecticut

  • CT.gov
    (http://www.state.ct.us/)
    The State of Connecticut’s official Web site. From here you can link to news, departmental sites, tourism and business information. Click to get to:

  • Connecticut State University System
    (http://www.ctstateu.edu/)
    With links to all campuses, this is your starting place for information about the State University System.
  • University of Connecticut
    (http://www.uconn.edu/)
    Visit all the UConn campuses, find information on schedules, academic departments, athletics, and admissions.

Federal


~Executive Branch ~ Legislative Branch ~ Judicial Branch ~ Executive Agencies ~ Independent Agencies ~


Forms from the Feds
(http://www.memphis.edu/govpub/forms.php)
 A useful collection of links to the most frequently requested downloadable federal government forms.

 


      Executive Branch

      Legislative Branch

      Judicial Branch

      Executive Agencies

      Independent Agencies

International

  • Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
    (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/world-leaders-1/index.html)
    From the CIA, this directory — organized by country — lists the head of state, legislative leaders, various cabinet secretaries or ministers, security chief, and head of the state bank, among other critical positions for every nation.
  • Europa — The European Union
    (http://europa.eu/)
    The European Union was designed to help foster economic and political cooperation among the nations of Europe. At this umbrella site find news, access to the institutions of the European Union, and information about policies. For an introduction to the European Union for Americans, visit The European Union in the US and see especially The European Union: A Guide for Americans.
  • Governments on the WWW
    (http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/)
    Governments on the WWW offers links to various European, African, American, Asian, and Oceanian governments.
  • United Nations
    (http://www.un.org/)
    Founded in 1945, the United Nations charter lists four purposes: “to maintain international peace and security, to develop friendly relations among nations, to cooperate in solving international problems and in promoting respect for human rights, and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.”