Government Agencies

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) responds to queries from the Congress, other public agencies, private industry, and the general public. The Bureau also serves its customers by seeking markets for public information, determining specific needs through experimental publications and outreach, and evolving products to meet the customers’ needs.

Be Aware And Prepare: Business Resources

The following link provides important information on business disaster, prevention, disaster recovery, and business continuity. they also include general business tips for protection.

Census Bureau Home Page

Provides Census information via the Internet.

The Delta Regional Authority

The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) is a federal-state partnership serving a 240-county/parish area in an eight-state region. Led by a Federal Co-Chairman and the governors of each participating state, the DRA is designed to remedy severe and chronic economic distress by stimulating economic development and fostering partnerships that will have a positive impact on the region’s economy. This website hosts such information as state and county data and links to government agencies.

Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program

The Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Community Program (EZ/EC) is a presidential initiative designed to afford communities real opportunities for growth and revitalization.

Environmental Protection Agency

Supplies basic information about the EPA, including a calendar of events and regulations.

Fatal Accident Reporting System

The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) contains data on all crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and where a fatality is involved in the crash. This Web site represents the first stage in making FARS data readily accessible to the public.

General Accounting Office

The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of the Congress and is charged with examining all matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds.

Government Printing Office

The Government Printing Office (GPO) prints, binds, and distributes the publications of the Congress as well as the executive departments and establishments of the Federal Government. Distribution is being accomplished on an increasing basis via various electronic media.

Government Information Xchange

Helps you to locate government agencies, provides links to agencies by topic.

International Trade Administration

Provides export aid to U.S. businesses. Includes a list of large emerging markets. Analysis by country and industry. Government agency has 73 domestic offices and 134 overseas branches.

IRS Small Business and Self Employment Division

This is section of the IRS website offers a broad range of resources across federal and state agencies, as well as industry/profession specific information for self-employed entrepreneurs, employers and businesses.

The Library of Congress

This is the homepage of The Library Of Congress. From here you can access many of the collections and services of the library. A great research tool!

NASA’s Procurement Site

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Office of Procurement.

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

The Treasury and its bureaus count on small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses.

Printers’ National Environmental Assistance Center

This is a communications-based center linking trade, governmental, and university service providers to efficiently provide the most current and complete compliance assistance and pollution prevention information to the printing industry.

Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy

This site contains useful news, research and announcements pertaining to small businesses.

Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center

The Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Trade and Commerce Agency, and the West Valley-Mission Community College District. The Silicon Valley SBDC is dedicated to contributing to the success of small business persons and entrepreneurs in the Greater Silicon Valley including San Mateo County and Northern Santa Clara County.

Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our Nation.

Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet

Acting under the directive of the leadership of the 104th Congress to make Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public, a Library of Congress team brought the THOMAS World Wide Web system online in January 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress.

U.S. Department of Commerce Information Services

Connect with the DOC for information on this agency and its activities, as well as for links to other commerce agencies. DOC’s electronic Commerce Information Locator Service (CILS) explains more than 300 agency services.

United States House of Representatives – Office of the Clerk

Provides current listings, and contact information, for House members, Committees and Subcommittees.

U.S Patent and Trademark Office

This site provides list of searchable patented items.

US Securities and Exchange Commission

A guide to help businesses understand how to raise capital and comply with the federal securities laws.

United States Senate

Provides current listings, and contact information, for Senators, Committees and Subcommittees.

The White House

The homepage of The White House in Washington, D.C. The site contains all of the latest information on the events and news from around the world. The site also hosts all information pertaining to the President.

Australian Government

The Australian Government purpose is to offer you simple and convenient access to all the government information, transactions and services you need. It’s a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and running your business. site provides useful information and links specifically focused on the woman business owner interested in doing business with the federal government.