Thursday, October 07, 2010

US Government Websites You Didn't Know You Can Use

Overlooked and difficult to find, there are hundreds of thousands of U.S. government web sites that can help you accomplish a variety of tasks. At the right federal .gov destination you can locate historical documents, keep tabs on Congressional happenings, view presidential paperwork, and a whole lot more, such as:

For sheer accessibility, wins hands-down as the U.S. government's official portal on the Web. You can find all sorts of goodies here: grant information, hundreds of online services (drivers' license renewal, shop government auctions, contact elected officials, etc.), the latest government news, and a ton more.

Related: For more government Web portals, check out, or one of the coolest sites I've ever seen - the New York City Maps Portal.


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