Summary of the daily scheduled activities of the U.S. House of Representatives
Summary of the daily scheduled activities of the U.S. Senate
The process of impeachment of the President of the United States.
Federal regulations and the federal rulemaking process.
High-level presidential appointments that do not require Senate approval.
Information About the President’s Cabinet
Along with salaries and benefits, members of the US Congress get certain allowances in support of their duties.
Salaries and benefits paid to Members of the US Congress
Details on the federal Food Stamp program, now called the SNAP or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and how to apply for benefits.
Describes the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), what documents may and may not be requested, and how to request documents under the Freedom of Information Act.
The government form you're feverishly filling out has a blank demanding your business's "Federal Tax ID Number" or "Employer Identification Number (EIN)." Unfortunately, you don't have one. What is a federal tax ID number, does your business even need one, and how do you get it?
The roles of the majority and minority leaders and whips in the U.S. Congress.
Despite billions in federal funding, many states struggle to meet their child welfare needs, the GAO reports.
Pay and Compensation of the President of the United States
The White House will send greeting cards signed by the President of the United States to commemorate special events, accomplishments or milestones free of charge to U.S. citizens. To request a greeting card from the President, just follow these guidelines from the White House Greetings Office.
Find out what the U.S. budget deficit was by year. See how much more the government spends than it takes in every year. Learn which years the federal government actually ran a surplus.
Consumers who do not want to receive telemarketing calls can now place their phone numbers on the national "do not call list," a step federal officials say should drastically reduce their number of unwanted calls.
The Federal Communication Commission has released detailed information outlining specific steps consumer should take if they have put their names on the National Do-Not-Call Registry and are called by telemarketers on or after October 1, 2003. It provides information about when there is a violation of the FCC do-not-call rules, and specifics about how to file a complaint.
About daylight saving time. Dates to set clocks and the history of daylight saving time.
Departments and Secretaries of the President’s Cabinet Agencies
Biography of Jacob J. "Jack" Lew, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
The federal government is not prepared to deal with potential financial losses resulting from climate change, the GAO reports.
Presidential retirement benefits were non-existent until the enactment of the Former Presidents Act (FPA) in 1958. Since then, presidential retirement benefits have included a lifetime annual pension, staff and office allowances, travel expenses, civil service protection and more.
Biography of Chuck Hagel, U.S. Secretary of Defense and former U.S. Senator.
Biography of Leon E. Panetta 23rd U.S. Secretary of Defense