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Economic Report of the President (1995 - Current)
This is an annual report issued by the Executive Office of the President and the Council of Economic Advisers. It overviews the nation's economic progress using text and extensive data appendices, including:

Current and foreseeable trends and annual numerical goals concerning topics such as employment, production, real income and Federal budget outlays.
Employment objectives for significant groups of the labor force.
A program for carrying out program objectives.

It is transmitted to Congress no later than ten days after the submission of the Budget of the United States Government. Supplementary reports can be issued to the Congress which contain additional and/or revised recommendations.

From the Executive Office of the President and the Council of Economic Advisers (CoEA). Search the Economic Report of the President here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/advanced/advsearchpage.action
government_resources  federal  united_states  economy  executive_branch  CoEA  budget  FDsys 
february 2011 by sppl
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans. To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.

Includes the Veterans Health Administration; the Veterans Benefits Administration; and the National Cemetary Administration.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  VA  portal  veterans  cemeteries  veterans_services 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of The Treasury
Mission: Serve the American people and strengthen national security by managing the U.S. Government's finances effectively, promoting economic growth and stability, and ensuring the safety, soundness, and security of the U.S. and international financial systems. The Department of the Treasury's mission highlights its role as the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, and as an influential participant in the global economy.

Includes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS); the U.S. Mint; The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC); and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  treasury_dept  portal  taxes  IRS  mint  OCC  TTB  currency  economy 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
Mission: Serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

Includes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA); National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  DOT  portal  transportation  highway  rail  airplanes  transit  hazardous_materials  FAA  FHWA  PHMSA  NHTSA  BTS 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of State
Mission: Advance freedom for the benefit of the American people and the international community by helping to build and sustain a more democratic, secure, and prosperous world composed of well-governed states that respond to the needs of their people, reduce widespread poverty, and act responsibly within the international system.

Includes the Foreign Service Institute (FSI); U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); and U.S. Embassies around the world.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  state_dept  portal  diplomacy  treaties  FSI  embassies 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Labor
The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.

Includes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  labor_dept  portal  labor  wages  OSHA  MSHA  BLS  employment  benefits 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
Mission statement: To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Agencies include: Attorney General; Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS); Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA); Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); Bureau of Prisons; U.S. Marshals;
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  DOJ  portal  FBI  DEA  ATF  prisons  marshals 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of the Interior
"The U.S. Department of the Interior protects America’s natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, and supplies the energy to power our future."

Includes:
National Park Service
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Geological Survey
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  interior_dept  portal  parks  Indians  Native_Americans  geology  maps  environment  wildlife 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business.

HUD is responsible for fair housing, fair lending, economic development, community building, and helping end homelessness. Some of their programs are Ginnie Mae; Community Planning and Develoment; Public and Indian Housing; Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control; Making Home Affordable; and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  HUD  portal  FHA  housing  section_8  foreclosure 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
DHS is responsible for guarding against terrorism, securing U.S. borders while facilitating legitimate commerce, facilitating legal immigration and naturalizing new Americans - as well as providing a range of other immigration services - and enforcing U.S. immigration laws (through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)), and helping communities in all stages of a disaster - preparation, response and long-term recovery (through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)). Other Agencies in DHS: Secret Service, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), and the Transporation Security Administration (TSA).
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  DHS  portal  USCIS  immigration  naturalization  citizenship  FEMA  disaster_recovery  secret_service  USCG 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Mission: HHS is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Agencies include: Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Aging, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Indian Health Service (IHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  HHS  portal  health_care  CDC  medicare  medicaid  FDA  IHS  NIH  mental_health  health 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  DOE  portal  energy  nuclear_waste  environment  science 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Education
The Department of Education was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. Its mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Its 4,200 employees and $68.6 billion budget are dedicated to:

• Establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds.
• Collecting data on America's schools and disseminating research.
• Focusing national attention on key educational issues.
• Prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  education_dept  portal  schools  financial_aid 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Commerce
The U.S. Department of Commerce has a broad mandate to advance economic growth and jobs and opportunities for the American people. It has cross cutting responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research and analysis.

Bureaus include: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Census, Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Technical Information Service (NTIS), and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  commerce_dept  portal  BEA  Census  ESA  NOAA  NIST  NTIS  USPTO 
may 2010 by sppl
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Their mission areas include: farm and foreign agricultural services; food, nutrition, and consumer services; food safety; marketing, and regulatory programs; natural resources and environment; research, education, and economics; and rural development.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  USDA  portal  agriculture  food_safety  rural_development  farms  food 
may 2010 by sppl
The White House
President Barack Obama's White House. Find information on policies and issues, the President's Weekly Address, videos and podcasts, the way our government works, and who's who in the Executive Branch.
government_resources  federal  united_states  white_house  Obama  executive_branch  presidency 
may 2010 by sppl
United States Department of Defense (DOD)
The starting point for finding U.S. military information online. Includes links to the individual armed forces, the Joint Chiefs and central command, and the Pentagon, as well as DOD news and publications.
government_resources  federal  united_states  u.s._cabinet  executive_branch  DOD  Portal  army  navy  air_force  marines  coast_guard  reserve  joint_chiefs  pentagon 
may 2010 by sppl
Federal Digital Repository - FDsys
Provides free electronic access to a wealth of important federal government publications. They are the official, published versions and the information retrieved from FDsys can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. From the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).
government_resources  federal  united_states  GPO  archive  budget  laws  federal_register  congress  judiciary  supreme_court  executive_branch 
may 2010 by sppl
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