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Benefits of the Veterans Health Care Program
The VA Veterans Medical Care Benefits provide outpatient medical services, hospital care, medicines, and supplies to eligible veterans.

U.S. Government Job Finder
A new tool for finding job openings in the U.S. Government. Simply click on your area of interest or expertise, for a complete list of all job openings in that category. When the list appears, clicking on any job title will get you complete, detailed information on that job, including instructions on how to apply.

U.S. Constitution - Article I, Section 8
Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution - Defines the powers of Congress

What Was President Obama's First Executive Order?
Find out what Obama's first executive order really said. See what conspiracy theorists claim Obama's first executive order said. Learn what's fact and what's fiction about Obama's first executive order.

Federal Grants - Assistance and Benefits - About Federal Grants - Assistance and Benefits
At any time, the U.S. government offers over 1,400 programs offering discretionary assistance or benefits. Most people call these grants, but

The Federal Dislocated Worker Assistance Program
The federal Dislocated Worker Program assists individuals who have been laid off or terminated, or who are scheduled to be laid off and need assistance in finding or qualifying for a new job.

Are Breast Pumps Tax Deductible?
Find out whether the IRS considers breast pumps tax deductible. See when and why the IRS made breast pumps tax deductible. Discover the tax and public-health benefits of making breast pumps tax deductible.

Government Jobs to Rebuild Iraq and Afghanistan
Looking for a challenging civilian job in which you can serve our country while making a true contribution to world peace? If so, SOFIA - Support Our Friends in Iraq and Afghanistan - a branch of the Department of Defense may have just the job for you.

TSA Holiday Airport Security Procedures for Passengers
Especially during peak travel periods, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) urges air passengers to be aware of the latest airport security checkpoint procedures and policies, and to take advantage of several tips designed to speed their clearance through security.

U.S. Constitution - Article I, Section 9
Article I, Section 9 of the US Constitution - Defines the legal limitations on Congress' powers

Scam Alert: Don’t Become a Cell Phone ‘Credit Mule’
Falling for this dangerous new cell phone contract scam could leave you broke, ruing your credit and steal your identity. Don’t become a ‘credit mule.’

Government Resources for Women Owned Businesses
The number of women owned businesses in the U.S. has been increasing rapidly over the last 20 years. Here you will find information on US government programs that help women entrepreneurs start, grow and expand their businesses.

Retirement Benefits of US Supreme Court Justices
Since enactment of the Judiciary Act of 1869, retiring U.S. Supreme Court justices have received a lifetime pension equal to their highest full salary. Why?

How Bills Are Assigned to the Congressional Committee
About the Congressional Committee System.

Can You Get a Passport if You Owe Back Taxes?
Find out whether you can still get a passport if you owe back taxes. Read about proposed changes to U.S. law dealing with your right to get a passport if you owe federal taxes. Learn what happened to others who tried to get a passport when they owed federal taxes.

American Time Use Survey Results: An "Average" US Day
On an. US Government Info.

U.S. Constitution - Article I, Section 10
Article I, Section 10 of the US Constitution - Defines specific powers denied to the states

IRS Help From the U.S. Taxpayer Advocate Service
A great source of IRS help, The U.S. Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS charged with assisting taxpayers who are experiencing economic harm, who are seeking help in resolving tax problems that have not been resolved through normal channels, or who believe that an IRS system or procedure is not working as it should.

How to Appeal a Social Security Decision
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has just notified you that your claim for Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits has been denied. Is there anything you can do? Yes there is. Learn how to request an appeal hearing and what will happen when you do.

Understanding the Ballot Initiative Process
Ballot initiatives are an example of direct democracy in the United States, in which citizens may propose legislative measures or amendments to state constitutions.

Is It Illegal to Photograph Federal Buildings?
Find out why photographing federal buildings can get you into trouble. See what your rights are in photographing federal buildings. Learn about what federal regulations say about photographing federal buildings. Discover why the government clarified its guidelines on photographing federal buildings in 2010.

US School Children At Risk from Heavy Backpacks
Parents take note -- when back to school shopping this year, there is one essential item that requires very special attention: your child's backpack.

About the U.S. Department of Labor
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Labor.

IRS Reports Electronic Tax Filing Surging In Popularity
More than 63 percent of all tax returns filed through March 19 were filed electronically, the IRS announced last week. IRS officials say the surge in e-file popularity shows that taxpayers are becoming more comfortable using computers to file their tax returns.

Biography of John Kerry
Biography of John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator.

US Taxpayer Advocate Tells Congress, 'It’s Still Complicated'
In her latest annual report, U.S. Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson keeps on telling Congress that paying income tax is just too complicated.

Unmanned Aircraft in the US: Safety, Privacy Still Concerns
How the increased use of unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAVs) for surveillance in the Unites States poses safety and security risks.

America Could Run Out of Farmers, USDA Warns
The rapid aging of America's farmers coupled with the lack of new young farmers threatens soaring food prices, warns the USDA.

Door to Door Postal Services - End of An Era
Find out why door to door postal service might become a thing of the past. See how the U.S. Postal Service would deliver your mail instead of bringing it right to your doorstep. Discover how much the cash-strapped agency could save by getting mail to customers other ways. Read a history of doorstep mail service.

Voter Registration – The National Mail-in Voter Registration Form
How to use the national mail-in voter registration form authorized by the “motor voter” law.

About the U.S. Freedom of Information Act
Describes the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), what documents may and may not be requested, and how to request documents under the Freedom of Information Act.

Number of "Majority-Minority" States Grows
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that Texas has now joined Hawaii, New Mexico and California as

Transaction Tax - On Home Sales
Read an explanation of the transaction tax on home sales. Find out what the 2010 health care overhaul says about the new tax. See who is impacted by the transaction tax.

Government Contracting – Resources for Government Contracting
Government Contracting – Resources for Government Contracting

Sonia Sotomayor – Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
On May 26, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became President Barack Obama’s first Supreme Court nominee to replace retiring Associate Justice. Should she be confirmed by the Senate, Sotomayor would become the first Hispanic and third female justice to serve on the Supreme Court.

Health Care Reform: Disabled and Older Persons – How the Health Care Reform Law Might Affect Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons
Besides offering several immediate health care benefits to all U.S. citizens, the new health care reform law will significantly affect persons with disabilities in several ways, both good and not so good.

Health Care Reform: Disabled and Older Persons
Besides offering several immediate health care benefits to all U.S. citizens, the new health care reform law will significantly affect persons with disabilities in several ways, both good and not so good. Page 2.

Biography of Sally Jewell, US Secretary of the Interior
Biography of Sally Jewell, 51st U.S. Secretary of the Interior

Biography of Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security
Biography of Jeh Johsnon, fourth Secretary of Department of Homeland Security

Thousands of federal employees with security clearance owe back taxes
Thousands of government employees who have security clearance to your information also owe $85 million in back taxes.

Are Federal Regulations Out of Control?
Why the number and complexity of US federal regulations are out of control.

How the USDA Has Addressed Discrimination
How the USDA has addressed cases of discrimination against minority farmers and ranchers.

Jobs for Civilians - Department of Defense Agencies


Jobs for Civilians at US Military Facilities
US Military web sites listing civilian job vacancies, from your About.com Guide

Parcel Tracking
Links for tracking parcels, from your About.com Guide

Presidents' Day - A Day for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln
Presidents day tributes to Washington and Lincoln, from your About.com Guide

Sherman Act - Sections 1 and 2 - U.S. Government Info/Resources


What a Space Shuttle Launch Costs
Find out how much it cost taxpayers for each space shuttle launch. Read about why the space program was so expensive. See how much the U.S. government and NASA spent over the lifetime of the program.

Savings Bonds - How to Buy Online
Find out when paper savings bonds will no longer be available in the United States. Discover how to purchase bonds after they are no longer available at banks and credit unions. See why the fed stopped selling the popular investments over the counter.

US Constitution - Twenty-second Amendment
US Constitution - Twenty-second Amendment - Limits to two the number of 4-year terms a President can serve.

Biography of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Biography of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

US Constitution - Article II, Section 2 of the US Constitution
Article II, Section 2 of the US Constitution - Defines the powers of the President and establishes the President's Cabinet

US Constitution - Fourth Amendment
US Constitution - Fourth Amendment - Protects against police searches or seizures with out a warrant issued by a court and based on probable cause

US Constitution - Fifth Amendment
US Constitution - Fifth Amendment - Establishes the rights of citizens accused of crimes

US Constitution - Article I, Section 1 of the US Constitution
Article I, Section 1 of the US Constitution - Establishes the legislature -- Congress -- as the first of the three branches of government

US Constitution - Article I, Section 2 of the US Constitution
Article I, Section 2 of the US Constitution - Defines the House of Representatives

US Constitution - Article I, Section 3 of the US Constitution
Article I, Section 3 of the US Constitution - Defines the Senate

US Constitution - Article I, Section 7 of the US Constitution
Article I, Section 7 of the US Constitution - Defines the legislative process - how bills become laws

Congressional Budget Office – About the Congressional Budget Office
The Congressional Budget Office provides the U.S. Congress with economic projections of the potential costs and revenue of legislation and alternative fiscal, budgetary, and programmatic policy issues, and with information and estimates required for consideration of the annual federal budget process.

Joint Resolutions – Joint Resolutions, One of the Types of Legislation Considered by the US Congress
Joint Resolutions are one of the four types of legislation considered by the US Congress.

How Congress Ends Wars
As the Democratically-controlled 110th Congress searches for a way to end the Iraq war authorized by the Republican-controlled 107th Congress, it seems appropriate to recall how the U.S. Congress ended the Vietnam War, and more recently, further U.S. military combat involvement in Somalia. At the end of those dark days, ending the battle came down to ending the money.

Biography of Leon E.Panetta
Biography of Leon E. Panetta 23rd U.S. Secretary of Defense

Pictures of Obama - Where Pictures of Obama are Banned
Find out where pictures of Obama are restricted or banned under federal guidelines. See what kinds of pictures of Obama are permitted in the federal workplace. Learn about the penalties for displaying pictures of Obama for political reasons in government offices.

Mint Survey Shows Most Americans Can't Name First Four Presidents, Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison
In conjunction with the release of their $1 coin featuring Thomas Jefferson, a survey commissioned by the U.S. Mint revealed that most Americans are not too knowledgeable on the subject of our nation's Founding Fathers.

Pilots Blast NTSB on Cockpit Video Cameras
Calling proposals to install video cameras in the cockpits of commercial airliners the

Alternatives to Global Warming: U.S. Policy
Since its
Sales Taxes - What States Charges in Sales Taxes
See a list of how much states charge in sales taxes. Find out which state charges the highest sales taxes. Discover which states don't levy any sales taxes at all. Compare sales taxes by state.

Bank Bailout - The Cost of the Bank Bailout
Read an explanation of why the bank bailout of 2008 cost taxpayers only a fraction of the original price tag. See why the government expects to turn a profit from the bank bailout. Find out about the two areas where the government couldn't recoup its money from the bank bailout.

Easier Small Business Loans – President Obama's Plan to Encourage Small Business Lending
In February 2010, President Obama proposed his administration's plan for making small business loans easier to get, thus allowing small businesses to open, expand and, perhaps most importantly, create new jobs.

The Expanding American Homeownership Act
In hopes of helping millions more low- and moderate-income American families become homeowners, U.S. Sen. Jim Talent (R-Missouri) has introduced the Expanding American Homeownership Act. If approved, the Act would implement sweeping modernizations of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) designed to make it a more attractive alternative in today's home financing market.

IRS2Go - How to Use IRS2Go Smartphone App to Check Tax Return Status
Discover how to use the IRS2Go smartphone app to check the status of your federal tax return. Learn important details about the security of the IRS2Go smartphone app. Find out where to download the IRS2Go smartphone app.

Annual Spending Bills - The Role of Spending Bills in the U.S. Federal Budget Process
Annual Spending Bills - The Role of Spending Bills inthe U.S. Federal Budget Process

The Debt Ceiling - Question and Answers
Learn about the debt ceiling in this explanation of what the debt ceiling is. Find out what the debt ceiling currently is in the United States. Discover what the debt ceiling has been in the recent past.

The Antideficiency Act Mandates Government Shutdowns
Government Shutdowns are required by the Antideficiency Act. What does this law say?

Database Tracks U.S. Troop Deployment Since 1950
For decades, American servicemen have been deployed around the globe, but there has never been a year-to-year accounting of where they served. A new report from The Heritage Foundation fills that gap.

Postal Service Waste - Examples of Postal Service Waste
Read about Postal Service waste. Find out how much Postal Service waste costs American taxpayers. See the most egregious examples of Postal Service waste.

Movie Popcorn - Secret of Movie Popcorn
Find out why movie popcorn is exempt from the federal government's proposed nutrition labels. Discover how many calories and grams of fat are in a bucket of movie popcorn. Learn about the fight to keep nutritional information about movie popcorn hidden.

Sales Tax - How Your State Collects Sales Tax For Online Purchases
Find out whether you are obligated to pay sales tax on items purchased online. See how governments collect sales tax on items purchased online. Discover which states force their residents to pay sales tax on items purchased online. Learn which states don't charge sales tax.

OMB Website Rates Performance of Federal Programs
Rather than simply paying our money and taking our chances, U.S. taxpayers now have a simple way of finding out which federal programs are working, which are not, and what they are doing to improve.

Work at Home Scams: They Just Don't Pay Off


Energy Bill Would Extend Daylight Savings Time
Love it or hate it, America's annual observance of daylight savings time would be extended an additional month under a provision of the massive Energy Policy Act of 2005.

Consumer Group Warns of Growing Fake Check Scam
The National Consumers League (NCL) has joined with the American Bankers Association (ABA) in warning consumers of the growing problem of fake check scams. Consumers who reported fake check scams to NCLs fraud programs between January 1 and June 30, 2004 lost an average of $5,000. In many cases, the contact is initiated by email.

BBB Warns of Imposters Targeting Consumers and Businesses
The Better Business Bureau system has issued a national alert to warn consumers and businesses about two questionable operations that are falsely using the BBB name to trick victims.

FTC Releases Top Ten Consumer Complaint Categories
The Federal Trade Commission has released its annual report detailing consumer complaints about identity theft and listing the top 10 categories of fraud-related complaints filed with the FTC in 2004. For the fifth year in a row, identity theft topped the list of complaints, accounting for 39 percent of the 635,173 consumer fraud complaints filed with the agency last year.

Census 2010 Apportionment Results – Apportionment population results from Census 2010 set state representation in the House of Representatives
The U.S. Census Bureau has released initial state population results of Census 2010 used for apportionment, the process used to divide the 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives among the states.

Census Cost - Why Census Cost Will Double in 2020
Find out why government watchdogs believe the census cost could double by 2020. Read projections for the census cost in 2020 as compared to the census cost in 2010. Learn about measures to reduce the census cost. Explore reasons for the census cost ballooning.

U.S. High School Graduation Rate Hits All-time High
An all-time high 85 percent of U.S. adults age 25 and over had completed at least high school in 2003, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Also in 2003, 27 percent of adults age 25 and over had a college degree, another record.

Census Reports on Linguistic Isolation in U.S.
The U.S. Census Bureau has released nationwide and state-level data from Census 2000 on who does and does not speak English in the United States. The data, broken down by type of household, age of householder, education and income, details a phenomenon the Census Bureau calls

About the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Now that the war on terror has expanded its range, exactly what are the legally defined duties and functions of the Central Intelligence Agency? It's no secret. Read about the formation and function of the CIA.

Federal Direct Student Loans
Federal student loans provide capital directly from the Federal government (rather than through private lenders) to vocational, undergraduate, and graduate postsecondary school students and their parents.

About the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

About the U.S. Department of the Treasury
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Summaries of the President's Cabinet-level Agencies
Brief summaries of all 15 U.S. Government agencies that make up the President's Cabinet.

About the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Defense.

About the U.S. Department of the Interior
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

About the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

About the U.S. Department of Education
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Education.

About the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Justice.

About the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Energy

About the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Transaction Tax - Details of the Proposed 1 Percent Transaction Tax
Read about the proposal for a transaction tax. Find out whether President Barack Obama supports a transaction tax. Discover how a transaction tax would affect you. See how likely it is Congress will pass a transaction tax.

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: Official USDA Biography
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: Official USDA Biography

Obama and the National Day of Prayer - Debunking Myths About Obama and the National Day of Prayer
Read a history of Obama and the National Day of Prayer. Find out what Obama did on the National Day of Prayer. See the proclamations Obama released about the National Day of Prayer. Learn about myths surrounding Obama and the National Day of Prayer.

North Dakota Small Business Grants -Resources and Grants for Small Businesses in North Dakota
Small Business Grants and Resources in North Dakota

Rhode Island Small Business Grants -Resources and Grants for Small Businesses in Rhode Island
Small Business Grants and Resources in Rhode Island

Delaware Small Business Grants -Resources and Grants for Small Businesses in Delaware
Small Business Grants and Resources in Delaware

Massachusetts Small Business Grants -Resources and Grants for Small Businesses in Massachusetts
Small Business Grants and Resources in Massachusetts

Montana Small Business Grants -Resources and Grants for Small Businesses in Montana
Small Business Grants and Resources in Montana

Alaska Small Business Grants -Resources and Grants for Small Businesses in Alaska
Small Business Grants and Resources in Alaska.

The Ethanol Subsidy - How Biofuel Tax Incentives Work
Find out how the primary federal ethanol subsidy works. Read about the controversy surrounding the program. Discover the history of tax incentives for creating the biofuel. Learn who benefits from the tax breaks and how much it costs American taxpayers.

Government Contracting Employment Laws – Employment and Labor Laws for Government Contractors
Employment and labor regulations that apply to existing federal contractors.

Mental Retardation - Why the Term Mental Retardation is Banned by Federal Government
Find out why the federal government banned use of the phrase mental retardation. See who led the movement to erase the term mental retardation from federal laws. Learn about the preferred terminology when referring to mental retardation.

National Sales Tax - Proposed National Sales Tax Would Help Erase U.S. Debt
Read about a proposed national sales tax. Find out how much American would pay in a national sales tax on goods and services. Learn when the national sales tax would be phased in. See where revenue from the national sales tax would go.

Federal Adoption Assistance – Federal Financial Assistance for Adoption of Special Needs Children
Federal Adoption Assistance, also called Adoption Subsidies, provides financial help and services for children with special needs and their adoptive parents.

Fine for Aiming a Laser Pointer at an Airplane
Find out how much the fines are for aiming a laser pointer at an airplane. See why the devices are more than just nuisances to public safety. Learn about efforts to crack down on what authorities say is a prank that threatens the safety of passengers and pilots.

Cash for Clunkers Car List - Determining Your Cash For Clunkers Eligibility
A cash for clunkers car list, a definitive list of vehicles eligible for the cash discounts offered by the Cash for Clunkers program, is something everybody seems to be looking for. Unfortunately, the federal government chose not to produce such a list. However, the government does provide an online Cash for Clunkers eligibility tool.

About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Americans are among the most voracious consumers in the world. They love to buy new stuff, from toys to furniture and electronics to sports equipment. But who makes sure that the toys kids play with aren't harmful? That the coolest new high-tech device won't overheat and catch fire? That the latest wonder cleaner doesn't have toxic fumes? The Consumer Product Safety Commission does.

Number of Illegal Immigrants - Number of Illegal Immigrants in the U.S.
Learn about the number of illegal immigrants living in the United States. Find out where the immigrants sneaking across the U.S. border are taking up residence. Discover where the majority of immigrants is filtering into the United States from.

Many U.S. Jobs Have Become Less Male-dominated
Many occupations once dominated by men have seen a great increase in numbers of women workers since 1983, according to figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Federal Marriage Amendment - H.J. Res 56
Text of a congressional resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution that would legally define marriage as the union between a man and a woman only.

Many Tax Rebate Checks Go Undelivered
The IRS is reminding eligible taxpayers that they have until Dec. 5 to claim 115,744 undelivered checks from this summers advance child tax credit. After the December cut-off, taxpayers cannot claim the checks until they file their tax returns next year.

About the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

About the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Waste, Fraud and Abuse - Outrageous Examples of Waste, Fraud and Abuse
Discover some of the most egregious examples of waste, fraud and abuse. Find out which federal programs are rife with waste, fraud and abuse. See how dead people benefited from waste, fraud and abuse.

State Election Boards and Information
For the latest information on state and federal elections, including presidential primaries and caucuses, you need to visit the agency in your stateresponsible for conducting elections. Here is a complete set of links to all state Election Boards:

U.S. Statehood - Order and Dates
Offical order and dates by which all 50 States joined the United States.

USAJOBS Automated Phone System
Phone numbers to call for worldwide federal job openings 24-hours a day courtesy of the OPM, from your About.com Guide

Great Goverment Quotes - U.S. Government Info/Resources


Buying Personal Property from the U.S. Government
Sources for buying surplus, used and siezed property from the U.S. government.

Buying Real Estate from the U.S. Goverment
Sources for buying real estate including land and commercial property from the U.S. Government.

Antique Firearms Defined - U.S. Government Info/Resources


Issues, Organizations, and Interest Groups
Pick an issue - pick an opinion. There's an online organization for you.

Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks - Patents
The basics about U.S. patents and how to apply for them.

Recent Public Laws
Recent laws passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by the President.

Standard Occupational Series Codes
U.S. Government Standard Occupational Series Codes.

U.S. Government Web Sites - Executive Branch Agencies
U.S. Government Web Sites - Executive Branch Agencies

Federal Government and Job Search Application Forms


Government Jobs: Online Applications
In an effort to simplify and streamline their hiring processes, several U.S. Government agencies are implementing online job application systems.

Job Focus: Transportation Security Screeners
The Transportation Screening Agency (TSA) is now accepting applications for federal Transpiration Security Screeners at over 300 airports across the nation.[R]

Bridgestone/Firestone Tire Recall
Press release from Bridgestone/Firestone regarding the recall of 3.85 million tires.

The Original Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights as they were originally sbumitted to the people for ratificiation, from your About.com Guide

Homework Help: U.S. Government - Civics
Homework help with some of the most often studied subjects in U.S. Government or civics classes.

Code of Conduct - US House of Representatives
The official code of conduct for member of the U.S. House of Representatives as enforced by the House[R]Ethics Committee.

U.S. Government Jobs
Resources for finding and getting government jobs.

Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients
U.S. Government and private sources of financial assistnace and support for cancer patients and their families.

State Unclaimed Property Searches: Find Forgotten Money
Here you will find state government resources for finding and claiming unclaimed money and property.

State Unclaimed Property Searches: Find Forgotten Money
Here you will find state government resources for finding and claiming unclaimed money and property.

State Unclaimed Property Searches: Find Forgotten Money
Here you will find state government resources for finding and claiming unclaimed money and property.

US Constitution: Bill of Rights - U.S. Government Info/Resources
The Bill of Rights, from your About.com Guide: government info resources unreasonable searches and seizures bill of rights amendments redress of grievances criminal prosecutions

U.S. Supreme Court Report: Recent Decisions
Recent rulings and decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

U.S. Supreme Court Jurisdiction
The jurisdiction and constitutional authority of the U.S. Supreme Court.

U.S. Supreme Court Procedures
A Day in Court - regular procedures of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Bush and Gore On Election 2000 Issues
Where Al Gore and George W. Bush stand on the issues in Election 2000.

Abbreviations Used in the U.S. Congress
Key to abbreviations used in the U.S. Congress to describe various bills and resolutions.

Download Adobe .PDF Reader Here
Read about the popular Adobe .pdf file format and download the free software here.

Tax Mistakes - 10 Most Common Tax Mistakes
Discover the 10 most common tax mistakes. Find out how to avoid making these tax mistakes. Read an explanation of why Americans often make these common tax mistakes. Learn how to spot tax mistakes on your federal returns.

How To Apply For a Copyright
a simple how to on applying for a copyright

How To Apply For Social Security Benefits
a simple how to on applying for social security retirement benefits

How To Get a Us Flag Flown at the Capitol
a simple how to on ordering u.s. flags that have been flown over the capitol building in washington, d.c.

How To Write Letters to Elected Officials
a simple how to on how to write effective letters to elected officials

Brief Biographies of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices
Brief Biographies of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices