Government Websites to visit

 

Goverment

Ten Resourceful, Informative Government Websites 

1. Healthfinder.gov

Official site of Affordable Care Act. A site with access to tools, information.

A solid source for information and current uptdates.

Health Conditions and Diseases /New technology in the medical field. Healthy top to bottom.

2. Census Bureau.gov

The census is to figure out how many seats each state receives in the House of Representatives.

But the census is much more than just apportioning seats. It’s a once-a-decade chance to track the shifting demographics of America.

How many people live in big cities? How many children live in each household? What is the nation’s racial and ethnic breakdown? Federal and state governments rely on census data to budget for social welfare programs and design public transportation systems. Cities and private industry use demographic figures to plan hospital expansions and housing developments, and assess the need for new schools or new strip malls.

The Bureau collects population data for the purposes of accurately congressional districts, the federal government uses census data, among other reasons, to determine: The allocation of federal funding for education programs in states and communities.

Every year, federal and state governments use census data to allocate more than $400 billion toward public services and infrastructure [source: U.S. Census Bureau].

Because this data is so important, all U.S. residents (regardless of immigration status) are technically required by law to faithfully and accurately fill out the census form. When Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann announced that she would only answer the first question on the 2010 census form — and not provide individual names, ages or ethnicities of household members

3.Congress.gov

The mission of Library Services is to develop qualitatively the Library’s universal collections, which document the history and further the creativity of the American people and which record and contribute to the advancement of civilization and knowledge throughout the world, and to acquire, organize, provide access to, maintain, secure, and preserve these collections.

4.Data.gov

The home of the U.S. Government’s open data You will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations,

The heart of Data.gov is the catalog . The Data.gov catalog brings together datasets from hundreds of agency sources across the federal government and from 50 non-federal sources.

5.MultiState.US

MultiState Associates is the nation’s leading state and local government relations services firm. They uncover legislation and regulations of interest at all levels of government—federal, state, and local—whether potentially adverse or beneficial to their organization.

To solve our client’s needs, they identify the best advocates in the states and localities. They build and manage coalitions to amplify an organization’s voice. The resulting messages resonate with policymakers and constituencies.

Providing confidential benchmarking and strategy, they help optimize the government affairs function. Most importantly, they ensure our clients and their employees comply with federal, state, and local ethics and lobbying laws when carrying out their work.

6. IRS.gov

The funds donated, raised are neccesar taxes to contribute in many important areas. To name a small few. In addition to paying the salaries of government workers, tax dollars also help to support resources, our law enforcement police and our Park Patrol. Fire ladies and Men. Tax dollars are to ensure the bridges highway, road systems that are to provide trust safe travel on are safe and well spent-maintained. Taxes fund public libraries and parks, Schools.

7. USPS.com

USPS- all things delivered, to your home, business. The public staple, a mail box to drop off ones letters etc. a Post Office supplied with a P.O. box in many towns and cities.

8.USCIS.gov

They push for humanitarian programs that will be part of the protection advocacy group to individuals involving the United States displaced through Political, Civil unrest, Famine, and many are escaping death or torture and leaving their countries to live. (See the “Humanitarian” page.)

Citizenship (Includes the Related Naturalization Process)

Adoptions

Civic Integration

Much more

9.WhiteHouse.gov

Official site of the US Government

10. USA.gov

U.S. Government Services and Information

Find government information and services by topic.

Benefits, Grants, Loans

Consumer Issues

Disability Services

Disasters and Emergencies

Earth and the Environment

Find government information on energy, green technology, pollution, wildlife, and more.

Education

Find government information on education including primary, secondary, and higher education.

Government Agencies and Elected Officials

Find information for federal, state, and local government agencies and elected officials.

Health

Find health resources from the government.

Housing

Get information and services to help with finding and keeping a home.

Jobs and Unemployment

Find out how and where to look for a new job or career, get help if you are unemployed, and more.

Laws and Legal Issues

Learn how to report a crime, locate a federal inmate, research common U.S. laws, and file a complaint against the government.

Ten Government Sites with Endless Resources, Information History, Links, Up to date info and more .

 

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Free Useful Sites

It is always important to keep learning. Today the web provides access to so many amazing free sites that we can take advantage of continue to “grow our brain.”

Some sites that I like to visit when time is available…

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https://www.edx.org/

edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.

https://www.fitocracy.com/

Fitness tips etc.

https://www.memrise.com/

Learn a variety of subjects etc.

https://www.ted.com/

Short talks with different, informative messages.

Just a sample of many that I like to use.

 

Setting Goals

I have hundreds of things running through my head. I take several put them down on paper or scribble them on a Word doc. and put a rough draft together.

Goals

  • Timetable
    • long, med, immediate steps
  • Resources
  • Reminders
  • Stay motivated!
  • Learn and evaluate
  • Visualize
  • Accomplish!

Online Training

With little time and ‘or convenience many people are turning to distance learning (online). Some benefits:

online1.  Online training can be an affordable alternative. Companies can save up to two-thirds of what classroom-based courses cost.
2.  More and more training vendors are offering online courses. More options means better rates.
3.  Students can ask tutors and instructors questions, and get a personalized response in minutes. In addition, many online training classes provide instant responses to quizzes—providing the employer quick results.
4.  Online courses are as easy as self-tutorials; they provide click-through instructions.
5.  Training content is flexible up until the very moment the student sits in front of the monitor. This makes altering content to address a new technology situation a snap.