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  U.S. Federal Government: USA.gov
Government departments, agencies, bureaus, commissions, committees and offices.
The executive branch of the government is responsible for enforcing the laws of the land.
They also decide if laws violate the Constitution—this is known as judicial review, and it is how federal courts provide checks and balances on the legislative and executive branches.
www.usa.gov /Agencies/federal.shtml   (189 words)

  
  Federal government of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The government of the United States, established by the U.S. Constitution, is a federal republic of 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and many insular areas, the largest of which are Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and Guam.
The federal legal system is based on statutory law, while most state and territorial law is based on English common law, with the exception of Louisiana (based on the Napoleonic Code due to its time as a French colony) and Puerto Rico (based on Spanish law).
Owing to its economic and military strength, the federal government of the United States, the world's sole remaining superpower, is generally considered the most powerful in the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federal_Government_of_the_United_States   (1468 words)

  
 Federal Government, Excluding the Postal Service
U.S. citizens are particularly aware of the Federal Government when they pay their income taxes each year, but they usually do not consider the government’s role when they watch a weather forecast, purchase fresh and uncontaminated groceries, travel by highway or air, or make a deposit at their bank.
Staffing levels in Federal Government, while relatively stable in the short run, can be subject to change in the long run primarily because of changes in public policies as legislated by the Congress, which affect spending levels and hiring decisions for the various departments and agencies.
In general, Federal employment is considered to be relatively stable because it is not affected by cyclical fluctuations in the economy, as are employment levels in many private sector industries.
www.bls.gov /oco/cg/cgs041.htm   (4595 words)

  
 Federal Government - Adoption Encyclopedia
Although states set their own adoption laws, the federal government also plays a role in adoption, particularly in the area of SPECIAL NEEDS.
In order for states to receive federal funds, they are supposed to comply with federal regulations on the length of time children may spend in FOSTER CARE before returning to their parents or being placed for adoption.
The federal government also provides funds for adoption SUBSIDIES, MEDICAID and numerous other entitlements.
encyclopedia.adoption.com /entry/federal-government/137/1.html   (198 words)

  
 federal government grants program government grant
If you are seeking Government Grants, the "Federal Grants" Index is a comprehensive list of government monies available to help support technology development, programs, curriculum and infrastructure.
Federal monies are available to prepare teachers and universities as technology becomes an integral part of education, as well as to fund public access and community and workforce development.
The "Federal Grants" Index is an invaluable resource for MIS department chairs, technology coordinators, librarians, school superintendants, school district supervisors and development / grant officers.
www.technologygrantnews.com /grant-index-by-type/government-grants.html   (314 words)

  
 georgia.gov - Federal Government
In 1975, the heads of state from the six major economic countries of the world began meeting informally to discuss political and economic issues that have a global impact.
After answering some basic questions, the user receives a customized report listing the benefit programs for which the user, or person for whom he or she is entering information, may be eligible.
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and serves as the research arm of Congress.
www.georgia.gov /00/channel/0,2141,4802_5027,00.html   (344 words)

  
 Government
The judicial branch hears cases that challenge or require interpretation of the legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President.
The legislative branch of the federal government consists of the Congress, which is divided into two chambers -- the Senate and the House of Representatives.
One of President Bush's top priorities is to select men and women of the greatest ability and highest ethical and professional integrity to serve in policymaking and key administrative positions.
www.whitehouse.gov /government   (260 words)

  
 Federal Government Industry - Welcome
The Geospatial One-Stop at geodata.gov is one of 24 Presidential e-government initiatives that allows access to geospatial information for all levels of government and the public.
Many federal agencies are building GIS applications into their day-to-day operations to improve business models and processes.
Federal government is realizing the power of enterprise mapping to identify problems, respond to them intelligently, and share the results with the public.
www.esri.com /industries/federal   (300 words)

  
 Grandfather Federal Government Spending Report - summary - by MWHodges
The left chart shows total federal spending as a share of the economy - growing from 3% of the economic pie prior to the New Deal, to 26% of today's economy.
Had total federal spending been reduced following World War II, equivalent to reductions of the defense spending ratio, the current federal spending ratio would be about 13% of the economy - - instead of today's 26% ratio - - resulting in 50% less spending and taxes.
The Government Spending Report and the Government Growth Report show the federal government increased its spending at a rate much faster than growth of the economy (nearly twice as fast) since the end of World War II).
mwhodges.home.att.net /fed_budget.htm   (782 words)

  
 Federal Jobs Digest
Federal Jobs Digest is America's leading US Federal employment newspaper.
Immediate government openings in your occupation and geographic area.
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is filling government jobs in accounting and finance at the professional, tech and support levels.
www.jobsfed.com   (193 words)

  
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Federal Government Operating Status in the Washington, DC, Area
This service is similar to the Federal Relay Service but this service does not require a TTY.
Facilities outside the Beltway may prefer to develop their own plans, since they are subject to different weather and traffic conditions than those inside the Beltway.
www.opm.gov /status/index.aspx   (465 words)

  
 Federal Jobs Net: Federal Government Jobs / Employment - All Government Jobs Including Post Office Jobs.
The U.S. Government is the largest employer in the United States, hiring about 2.0 percent of the nation's work force.
Federal government jobs can be found in every state and large metropolitan area, including overseas in over 200 countries.
Start with government jobs overview then visit other selections to explore this lucrative job market.
federaljobs.net   (569 words)

  
 Federal Government Employment and Payroll Data
Employment data -- full-time and part-time -- for the Federal government are compiled by the Bureau of the Census from data collected by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in two separate surveys.
Data for Federal employment by governmental function are for October for 1992 to 1995 and for March beginning with 1997.
Data for Federal employment by state are for December 31 of each even numbered year.
www.census.gov /govs/www/apesfed.html   (155 words)

  
 REGIERUNGonline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Speaking on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the 'Bundeswehr' he thanked the men and women in uniform for their service on difficult missions both at home and abroad, adding that the German armed forces today are a respected partner for the protection of peace, freedom, and human rights.
All federal government services that can be put on the Internet are now available online, many of them via the government service portal www.bund.de.
The German government launched an initiative to create more all-day schools after the first PISA study was published.
www.bundesregierung.de /en   (592 words)

  
 Librarians' Internet Index: http://lii.org/search/file/federal
We handle millions of inquiries from citizens trying to find that elusive answer to their question." Previously only available by telephone, the information given by the NCC is now also on this site, with a FAQ for each of the most requested topics.
The links are organized by topics including major government indexes, business, crime, census, congress, consumer information, copyright, education, foreign countries, health, impeachment, natural resources, law, scientific reports, and tax forms.
From the Federal Documents Task Force (FDTF) and the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) of the American Library Association.
lii.org /search/file/federal   (647 words)

  
 Government Web Resources - Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room (Serial and Government Publications Division, ...
Heritage: Examining the Roots of Constitutional Government (from "LeftJustified", Las Cruces, N.M.) Includes text of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, The Declaration of Independence, The Federalist, and other historical documents.
Center for Defense Information A Washington DC based research and education organization, not part of the Federal Government.
Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Public and Private Laws, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Public Papers of the Presidents, Government Manual, etc. (NARA)
www.loc.gov /rr/news/extgovd.html   (675 words)

  
 National Contact Center of the Federal Citizen Information Center
We handle millions of inquiries from citizens trying to find answers to their questions about government.
Whether you want the latest diet advice from the government, information on new credit regulations, or help buying a new or used car, we have publications to assist you.
The U.S. government's official web portal, provides the most complete search of government along with an easy to use comprehensive collection of topical and citizen-focused links.
www.info.gov   (326 words)

  
 Federal, State, and Local Governments - Main Page
• As enumerated for the 1997 Census of Governments
• As enumerated for the 2002 Census of Governments
Federal Audit Clearinghouse • Criminal Justice Statistics • Elementary-Secondary Education Statistics • Library Statistics
www.census.gov /govs/www   (145 words)

  
 FindLaw: Federal Resources
Federal Boards and Commissions Provides links to Federal Boards and Commissions including the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.
Federal Resource Indexes and Guides Provides links to federal government resources, indexes and guides.
The Hill Weekly newspaper describing the inner workings of Congress, the issues confronting policy makers and the ways in which decisions are made; links to government agencies and watchdog groups.
findlaw.com /10fedgov   (776 words)

  
 POLITICAL RESEARCH INC.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Political Research, Inc. is the authoritative source for current facts on the USA federal and state governments (TAYLORS), the 193 Independent countries of the world (CLEMENTS) and the Chronology of the United States.
In 2004, the federal government paid total Social Security benefits, including survivors and disability insurance, of $493 billion.
Retirement security for their employees should be viewed no differently, for the employee is the key machine that makes the tangible and intangible product or service.
www.politicalresearch.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=main   (386 words)

  
 GPO Access Home Page
The U.S. Government Printing Office disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government.
Learn about the Federal Government from Ben Franklin.
A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office · 732 N. Capitol Street, NW · Washington, DC 20401
www.gpoaccess.gov   (77 words)

  
 Lucent - Solutions for Government
Lucent Technologies has a tradition of excellence in network innovation, technology and leadership for the government.
Backed by Bell Labs, Lucent delivers on the promise of ensuring mission-critical, converged communications for the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, civilian and intelligence agencies and their missions.
From installing the first phones in the Capitol and White House, to furthering the mission of the Department of Homeland Security, Lucent helps the government meet mission-critical communications needs.
www.lucent.com /gov   (375 words)

  
 USAJOBS - The Federal Government's Official Jobs Site
Discover an exciting job that makes an impact!
A variety of educational opportunities offered by Federal
official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
www.usajobs.opm.gov   (105 words)

  
 FedWorld.gov home
For federal employment information, please see the Office of Personnel Management’s website.
The FedWorld Federal Job Search uses files created by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
In 1992, FedWorld was established to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government.
www.fedworld.gov   (323 words)

  
 USAJOBS - The Federal Government's Official Jobs Site
Your career in the U.S. Government starts here!
Explore the 98,534 Federal jobs in the USAJOBS database.
Bringing together career SES members and agencies to fill the top leadership positions in government.
www.usajobs.gov   (105 words)

  
 Victoria Online: Government Entry Point for Victorians
the fastest way to find local, state and federal government information and services
Apply for a birth, death or marriage certificate
State Government of Victoria Last updated: 23 May 2008
www.vic.gov.au   (41 words)

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