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Library Resources for Political Science 471: Government Internet Sites

Catalog of US Government Publications
[Free Resource] http://catalog.gpo.gov
Index to government publications from 1994 to the present; some full text available.

Congressional Budget Office [Free Resource] http://www.cbo.gov/
Provides the Congress with analyses needed for economic and budget decisions and with the information and estimates required for the Congressional budget process. Includes full-text online documents such as briefs, letters, studies, reports, technical papers, and testimony.
Search for CBO publications.

General Accounting Office (GAO) Reports [Free Resource] http://www.gao.gov/docsearch/repandtest.html
The GAO is the audit, evaluation, and investigative arm of Congress and publishes reports, testimony, and legal decisions on a daily basis.

GPO Access: Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) [Free Resource] http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html
The codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

GPO Access: Federal Register [Free Resource] http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) [Free Resource] http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/
"In helping to formulate the President's spending plans, OMB evaluates the effectiveness of agency programs, policies, and procedures, assesses competing funding demands among agencies, and sets funding priorities. OMB ensures that agency reports, rules, testimony, and proposed legislation are consistent with the President's Budget and with Administration policies."
OMB Locator Service.