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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare - MGMT 353 Resource Guide: Finding Government Resources

Finding Government Resources

Portals to U.S. Government Resources

Use the links below to search for government resources.

The U.S. Government Manual

Use the handbook below for descriptions of, and links to, the three branches of the federal government and their departments, agencies, etc.  There is also information on international organizations to which the U.S. belongs.

Legislative Branch Websites

The sites below: (1) explain how federal laws are made, (2) provide information about the U.S. House, the U.S. Senate, and the agencies that support them, and (3) allow you to track bills, issues, and the voting records of U.S. Senators and Representatives.

State and Local Governments

The sites below lead you to:

1) The websites of individual states and their legislative bodies, courts, and statewide agencies and offices.

2) The websites of individual county and city governments. 

3) State court opinions, statutes, consitutions, legislative resources, and topic guides.

4) Other information.

U.S. Executive Branch Departments with Jurisdiction on Health Matters