How are governments spending money? Citizens go online to find out.
News Organizations – Local & Regional Newspapers
Newseum, a Washington, DC museum that will provide an insiderâ€™s view of the world of newspaper production and history will open its doors on October 15, 2007. In the meantime, visit its web site for a sampling of news-related features.
SFO is the first U.S. airport that will be able to accept electronic passports. In a move to increase homeland security, 32 other airports are also slated to receive these scanners.
Looking for updated state and regional state economic data and commentary? The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) publishes quarterly profiles that include statistics, analysis and trends in state demographics, housing, labor force and banking data and more.
Greater citizen access to government information is the theme of Sunshine Week, which will take place the week of March 12-18. The Sunshine Week web site includes â€œBright Ideasâ€ – examples of articles, ads, and more designed to promote openness in government.
Fayetteville, North Carolina and San Joaquin County, California were selected as sites for the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2008 Census, a test run for the next official Census in 2010. Both areas stand to benefit from a boost in temporary employment
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released the October 2005 Consumer Price Index figures, as well as a report on unemployment rates for Hurricane Katrina evacuees and its annual occupation and wage report.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum features many of the 16th president’s writings and possessions, all collected by the Illinois State Historical Library since 1889.
The U.S. Census Bureau has a wealth of information about the demographics of the United States at U.S. Census Factfinder. Visitors to the U.S. Census website can find data about hundreds of demographic factors and trends, such as population density, marital status,...