Government Resources

Government Resources

  • Federal Communications Commission

    - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United

    States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was

    established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with

    regulating interstate and international communications by radio,

    television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers

    the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.

  • Library of Congress

    - The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful

    to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a

    universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future

    generations. The Office of the Librarian is tasked to set policy and to

    direct and support programs and activities to accomplish the Library's

    mission.

  • Supreme Court

    - The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States

    and such number of Associate Justices as may be fixed by Congress. The

    number of Associate Justices is currently fixed at eight (28 U. S. C.

    §1). Power to nominate the Justices is vested in the President of the

    United States, and appointments are made with the advice and consent of

    the Senate.

  • THOMAS - Legislative Information on the Internet

    - THOMAS was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th

    Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of

    Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to

    the public. Since that time THOMAS has expanded the scope of its

    offerings.

  • U.S. Department of Education

    - ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal

    agencies. Its original directive remains its mission today — to ensure

    equal access to education and to promote educational excellence

    throughout the nation.

  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • The White House