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DOT Library
This page was designed exclusively for DOT Employees. It provides access to nonpartisan news and analysis on important political and policy developments.

FirstGov
Portal for the U.S. Federal Government Whatever you want or need from the U.S. government, it can be found linked here in the form of online information, services and resources.

FedStats
Statistics from more than 80 Agencies. Use this powerful tool to track economic and population trends, education and health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more.

Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Explore the lives and administrations of twelve Presidents of the United States. Educators, bring the resources of the Presidential Libraries into the classroom with these educational activities.

U.S. Census Bureau
Includes census data, latest economic indicators.

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FEDERAL

America.gov
Created by the State Department's Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP), the purpose of the America website is to deliver information about current U.S. Policy an d U.S. life and culture to international audiences.

Federal Citizen Information Center
This website is a service of the Federal Citizen Information Center, a part of the U.S. General Services Administration, which has been a source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services for 35 years.

USA.gov
The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
". . . to protect human health and the environment"

US Food & Drug Administration
100 years of protecting and promoting public health.

U.S. Census Bureau
Current population reports - Household Economics Studies - .pdf document

Department of Defense

Information about the military.

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SEARCH ENGINES

Google Search: Uncle Sam
Searches government and military sites.

Government Guide
Searches AOL's government directory.

SaferCar.gov
The nation's premiere source of vehicle safety information from the government, serving the public interest.

Science.gov
Science.gov contains reliable information resources selected by the respective agencies as their best science information.

Thomas
A searchable database of federal legislative materials provided by the Library of Congress.

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STATE & LOCAL

statelocalgov.net
Links to state and local government in all U.S. states and territories, plus links to federal resources, multi-state sites and national organizations. This frequently updated directory was created by Piper Resources an Internet publishing firm.

US Counties
Sponsored by the National Association of Counties. This site which can be searched by state includes information on county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, and cities located within the county.

U.S. Senate
The website www.senate.gov has been around for over a decade and during that time the site has gone through several incarnations and revisions. Most recently, the site was completely redesigned, and is worth several visits.

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MINNESOTA

Minnesota North Star
Navigation point for information on Minnesota. Includes links to information on government, business, education, and more. The government link includes information on state, local, tribal, and federal government and services.

Minnesota: State and Local Government
Provided by Piper Resources this site provides links to Minnesota state and local government. It also includes links to state directories and offices, state boards and commissions as well as Minnesota county and city websites.

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WISCONSIN

Wisconsin.gov
Navigation point for information on Wisconsin. Includes links for state government agencies as well as informative links to Wisconsin sites for business, education, health and safety resources, tourism, and much more.

Wisconsin Blue Book
The State of Wisconsin Blue Book remains the primary one-volume reference source about the state, documenting the organization of the state’s three branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial).

Wisconsin: State and Local Government
Provided by Piper Resources this site provides links to Wisconsin state and local government. It also includes links to state directories and offices, state boards and commissions as well as Wisconsin county and city websites.

Wisconsin Statutes
The Updated Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations with links to annotated cases. In 2 formats: PDF and Folio. 2003-04 Statutes updated through January 15, 2006 and 2005 Wis. Act 105.

Wisconsin Administrative Code
The Wisconsin Administrative Code & Register Updated monthly. In 2 formats: Folio and PDF

Wisconsin Law Archive
Wisconsin statutes in multiple formats from 1969 to 2005.

Wisconsin and U.S Constitutions

Wisconsin Acts
Continuously updated.

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