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National Weather Service Want to know what the weather is in your area or where you plan to travel?

National Center for Infectious Diseases Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases.  Antibiotics: over the decades the bacteria that antibiotics control have developed resistance to these drugs...important health information.

Office of Defects Investigation Technical Service Bulletins Database..check out and see what they say about your car

Library Series To Be webcast, transcript & archived at Library of Congress

Food and Nutrition Information

National Institutes of Health: Office of Dietary Supplements

Want to check something out in the Courts try U.S. Courts

Regulations.gov is the U.S. Government web site that makes it easier for
you to participate in Federal rulemaking - an essential part of the
American democratic process. Here you can find, review, and submit comments on Federal documents that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register, the Governments legal newspaper. To locate documents currently open for comment use the GO buttons on the top 
on top of every page. 

Do you receive SPAM?  What a question! The Federal Trade Commission explains how to complain and what you can do about it.  

A wide variety of information about smallpox, including background 
on smallpox as a disease, vaccines, vaccination programs, tips for 
lab handling, and the Smallpox Response Plan and Guidelines from 
the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Provides information for 
military members, children, parents, and health care providers, as 
well as toll-free numbers for the Public Inquiries Hotline. Some 
material in Spanish. From the U.S. Department of Health & Human 
Services. http://www.smallpox.gov/

HOAX targets elderly African Americans.  Read about it.

National Infrastructure Protection Center. Information sharing an awesome site.

Business Law...legal and regulatory information for America's Small Business

Congressional Budget Office

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section

Customs information.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new web site that allows reporters to obtain environmental information about their communities by entering a ZIP code.

Environmental Protection Agency has a list of low-energy appliances they have certified.

Identity Crisis...What to do if your identity is stolen contact the Federal Trade Commission   learn what identity theft is, and how to protect yourself against it. 

Government Benefits you might be eligible for.

CIAC Hoax Advisory provides accurate info on virus hoaxes.

Internet National Fraud Information Center Watch

The General Accounting Office 

Global TradeSource Ltd. features a newsletter full of comments from small-business people all over the globe who provide vital information about the on-the-ground business climate in various markets.

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation: This federal agency protects traditional pension plans.

Portals to the World ...selected links to authoritative, in-depth information about nations and areas of the world

Reports of the Surgeon General

Virtual Reference Shelf
.  Selected Web resources compiled by the Library of Congress

The Office of the Clerk an On-line Information Center. At this site, you can obtain copies of House documents, including public disclosure forms, made available by the Clerk as part of his official duties. You can also find historical information about the House of Representatives and information about its Members and Committees. 

Project Liberty: a disaster-recovery program created to provide support to you, your family, your neighbors, your employees, and your spiritual community.  Through Project Liberty, free counseling services are available to anyone affected by the terrorist attacks of Sept.11, simply by calling 1-800-LIFENET.

The Library of Congress  Invaluable source of information courtesy of the U.S. government. Need copyright information? click here.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General  The OIG maintains the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE), a database which provides information to the public, health care providers, patients and others relating to parties excluded from participation in the Medicare, Medicaid and all Federal health care programs. 

Department of Housing and Urban Development  Might want to check out the primers for first-time buyers.

U.S. Administration on Aging concerns regarding senior citizens driver license.

U. S. National Archievs, Records & Records Administration  ready access to essential evidence. 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

U.S. Department of Labor "What You Should Know About Your Pension rights."

U.S. Department of State.  Travel information and visa services.

U. S. Food and Drug Administration  Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

U.S. Government Printing Office Access official Government publications such as the Federal Register, Congressional Record.  Identify & locate publicly available Federal information resources.

U.S. Small Business Administration  Provides a business-plan tutorial with sample plans.

U.S. Trade.gov---your global business partner online. The U.S. Commercial Service offers valuable assistance to help your business export goods and services to markets worldwide.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (EEOC

U.S. Department of State for all your travel inquires: passport, visa's, travel warnings etc.and much more.

U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration

Protecting the Social Security Number: An Issue of Privacy or Security
SENATE FINANCE Hearing: Protecting the Social Security Number: An Issue of Privacy or Security, on S. 848, to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Limit the Misuse of Social Security Numbers, to Establish Criminal
Penalties for Such Misuse, and for Other Purposes. July 11, 2002. S.Hrg.
107-712.  via Committee

New York State Assembly and all the information you might need about NY.  If you are interested in a senator just insert your zip code.

The Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). Report terrorism tip's here also.

Federal Bulletin Board Obtain immediate access to over 7,000 files from more than 25 agencies & organizations in all three braches of the Federal Government.

Bureau of Consular Affairs  To assist the traveling public the Bureau issues Consular Information Sheets, Travel Warnings and Public Announcements concerning conditions in countries where Americans may be planning to visit or reside and passport information.

Minority Business Development Agency

Freedom Of Information Act  Enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws. All material on this website is in the public domain and free of copyright restrictions.

New York State Consumer Protection Board  On October 12, 2000, Governor George E. Pataki signed legislation creating the “Do Not Call” Telemarketing Sales Calls Registry (“Registry”). The law became effective April 1, 2001.

Air Traffic Control System Command Center. Check your flight schedule here.

Portals of the World at The US Library of Congress offers a top-notch database of information on countries around the world. Depending on the country, you get lists of web 
links for Government, Politics, History, Libraries, news media and even Listservs and Newsgroups. 

Copyright Office

Internal Revenue Service

Patent & Trademark Office Administers the laws pertaining to patents and trademarks.

World Intellectual Property Organization The United Nations agency that administers international treaties on intellectual property protection.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Social Security Administration: information on retirement, disability geared towards women. Check on your Social Security benefits by requesting an Earnings & Benefits Estimate Statement (Form SSA-7004).

Occupational Safety & Health Administration...U.S. Department of Labor  Ergonomic Solutions for your Computer Workstation.

Federation of State Medical Boards...learn how to contact your state board regarding your doctor.  If you want to find out about physician disciplinary information.

Consumers Checkbook provides links to states that provide physician disciplinary information.

Elderplan, New York City improving life beyond Medicare.

Electronic Crimes Branch of the U.S. Secret Service