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    • About the U.S. Department of Labor Created: Saturday, April 19, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A brief summary of the functions of the U.S. Department of Labor." itemprop="description"> Monday, May 10, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      You want to buy a house that needs repairs -- a "fixer-upper." Unfortunately, you cannot borrow the money to buy the house, because the bank won't make the loan until the repairs are done, and the ...
    • Paper Tax Form Filing Fading Fast Created: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      More than 63 percent of all tax returns filed through March 19 were filed electronically, the IRS announced last week. IRS officials say the surge in e-file popularity shows that taxpayers are beco...
    • Changing Your Address With Government Agencies Created: Saturday, September 10, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Changing your address has to be one of the biggest hassles of moving. Especially if you are receiving government benefit payments, it is vital that you notify the appropriate government agencies of...
    • Is End of Saturday Mail Such a Good Idea? Created: Thursday, March 31, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Find out why the U.S. Postal Service wants to stop delivering Saturday mail. See why government watchdogs say ending Saturday mail is not a good idea. Learn about how the end of Saturday mail would...
    • More Information About the President’s Cabinet Created: Saturday, March 07, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Why is it called a cabinet? Learn about the President's Cabinet, the origin of the term and the 15 secretaries and their departments.
    • Seized and Surplus Vehicle Auctions from U.S. Border Patrol Created: Saturday, July 07, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The U.S. Border Patrol is now auctioning off hundreds of seized and surplus cars and trucks at ten locations operated by it's San Antonio, Texas-based contractor, Robertson Auto Auctions."
    • About PACs - Political Action Committees Created: Sunday, September 05, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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    • Living Past 90 in America Created: Thursday, February 02, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Census 2010 reveals that the number of Americans living well into their 90s has almost triples since 1980, but living through one’s 90s may not necessarily be a decade at the beach."
    • Health Care Reform, Abortion and the Truth Created: Sunday, August 23, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
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    • Flying with Guns, Knives, Outdoor Gear Created: Monday, October 10, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) wants to inform individuals who have flight plans for their next hunting or fishing trip that traveling with outdoor gear, guns and most camping ite...
    • About The United States Congress Created: Sunday, April 13, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The formation, organization and leadership of the United States Congress - House of Representatives and Senate - as described in the U.S. Government Manual." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • The Great Compromise of 1787 Created: Monday, October 23, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    • US House of Representatives Agenda Created: Thursday, July 16, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Summary of the daily scheduled activities of the U.S. House of Representatives
    • Senate Agenda Created: Thursday, July 16, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Summary of the daily scheduled activities of the U.S. Senate
    • Americans Getting Taller, Bigger, Fatter, Says CDC Created: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
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    • The U.S. Constitution Created: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
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    • Do You Need a Federal Tax ID Number? Created: Sunday, May 23, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      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...
    • Presidential Retirement Benefits Created: Thursday, August 13, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      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 pensi...
    • Register for the Draft: It's Still the Law Created: Tuesday, November 21, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Registering for the draft is required by law for all males 18 to 25." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 20, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      About the United States Postal Service (USPS). Is it government agency or a private business? It's both." itemprop="description"> Friday, April 13, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The Senate is the United States' higher legislative chamber (the House of Representatives being the lower chamber), containing 100 members. If you have dreams of becoming one of the two senators wh...
    • Electoral Votes by State in 2012 Created: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Read the list of electoral votes by state in 2012. See which states lost electoral votes and which states gained electoral votes. Discover why the census plays a role in determining who picks up el...
    • Top Federal Benefit and Assistance Programs Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      There are federal benefit programs available to help with many other life situations and needs. Here you will find profiles, including basic eligibility criteria and contact information for 10 of t...
    • U.S. States With No State Income Tax Created: Saturday, April 05, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
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      When and How to Apply for Social Security Benefits Created: Monday, June 08, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
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    • How to Apply for a US Passport Created: Saturday, May 09, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
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      The President’s Cabinet Created: Saturday, March 07, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Departments and Secretaries of the President’s Cabinet Agencies
    • Food Stamps – How to Apply for Food Stamps Created: Thursday, July 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Details on the federal Food Stamp program, now called the SNAP or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and how to apply for benefits." itemprop="description" Tuesday, November 04, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Research by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicates that women often experience new or different physical symptoms as long as a month or more before experiencing heart attacks."
    • Presidential Pay and Compensation Created: Saturday, June 13, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
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    • Truth About Small Business Grants From the US Government Created: Friday, February 13, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      The truth about U.S. Government small business grants

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