Links to information on the Government
- FDsys: The Government Printing Office’s website for authenticated government information.
- Catalog of U.S. Government Publications: This site is “the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.”
- One-stop Government information portal: www.usa.gov
- Federal tax forms
- United States Citizenship and Immigration Service Infopass
- Pennsylvania tax forms
- Government grants and loans:
- The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, www.cfda.gov: “The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public.”
- www.grants.gov: “[A] central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards."
- www.benefits.gov: “Answer questions to find out which government benefits you may be eligible for.”
- United States Copyright Office
- Government Jobs
- U.S. Census American Factfinder 2
- Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes : These are the laws of Pennsylvania. Difficult to use online, Purdon’s Pennsylvania Statutes, the printed version of Pennsylvania’s laws, is available in the Government Publications Department, as well as the Northeast Regional Library, the Joseph E. Coleman Regional Library, and the Lucien E. Blackwell Regional Library.
- Pennsylvania Code: The Pennsylvania General Assembly enacts statutes by passing bills in the Senate and House of Representatives and sending them to the Governor for approval. Some statutes give an agency in the executive branch the authority to adopt rules to further carry out the statute. Armed with this authority, the executive branch agency adopts rules which may be found in the Pennsylvania Code.
- Please see the following FAQs and Guides that have been created by the Government Publications Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
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