United States Government

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United States Government agencies.

Most government sites offer public information, data, and more. Many of the usage terms will vary, just read per site terms. However, most content will be in the Public Domain.

Specific agencies tend to have faster response time. Find the right governmental office/official to give feedback too.

As with all the posts on Viaology, this is a cumulative list. This means it will continuously be updated.

Advocacy and Outreach Home

America Job Center

America Spending: ‘Better Data. Better Decisions. Better Government’.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: APHIS.

Citizenship and Immigration Services: USCIS.

Cloud.gov: For federal organization and groups. Host websites and apps.

Congressional Budget Office: CBO.

Commerce, Department of

National Institute of Standards and Technology: NIST.

Computer Security Resource Center.

Food and Drug Administration: FDA.

Justice, Department of

the Treasury, Department of

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

eRegulations: A application that agencies can use to make their regulations easier to read, find, and understand. Government agencies already using this: Consumer Finance;  Federal Election Commission; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Every Kid in a Park: Helps 4th graders and their families discover wildlife.

Federal Election Commission

General Services Administration: GSA.

Government Accountability Office: GAO.

Government Main Site: ‘Official Guide to Government Information and Services’.

Login.gov: Public secure and private online access for government programs.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Office of Personnel Management: For government employees, or job seekers.

Recreation Information Database: RIDB

Section 508 Program

Social Security Administration: SSA

The White House – President Barack Obama Archive: See the site frozen in time at the administration of Obama.

United States Aid: ‘From the American People’. -Motto. USAID. ‘USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.’ – Source.

Department of Agriculture – USDA

Quick Links: Main Page; BlogFacebookFlickrGitHubYouTube

Agriculture Marketing Service

Agricultural Statistics Service: NASS.

Ask the Expert: Read answers already given or submit your own questions.

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

Budget and Program Analysis

Departmental Management

Economic Research Service: ERS.


Financial Officer

Food Safety

Food Safety and Inspection Service: FSIS.

Information Officer

Inspector General: OIG.

Media Page

Natural Resources Conservation Service

National Water and Climate Center

Office of Ethics: Has a section for science ethics too.

Service Center Locator: Find physical locations.

Soil Data Access


College Scorecard: Data is downloadable.

Department of Education: Find out information about student loans, federal education laws, related data, and more.

Health and Safety

Bureau of Health Workforce


Health & Human Services, Department of

Health Resources & Services Administration: HRSA.

Military and Defense

Air Force: ‘Fly, Fight, and Win… in air, space and cyberspace’.

Air National Guard

Department of Defense

Military Onesource: Community, resources, and knowledge for Military personnel.

NavyThe Office of Naval Research(ONR): ‘coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the United States Navy and Marine Corps.’

Defense One(Third Party): ‘Defense One delivers news, breaking analysis and ideas on the topics and trends that are defining the future of U.S. defense and national security.’ Source.


Bureau of Transportation Statistics: Related statistics and data. Safety, laws and policies.

Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration: Helps to made the airways safe and efficient. FAA.

Federal Highway Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: NHTSA.

National Transportation Safety Board: NTSB.

Other Related Resources

Govtrack(Third Party): ‘We publish the status of federal legislation, information about your representative and senators in Congress including voting records, and original research on bills and votes.’ – Source.

NextGov(Third Party): ‘Nextgov’s editorial mission is to lead the national discussion about how technology and innovation are transforming the way government agencies serve citizens and perform vital functions.  Central to this mission is the exploration of emerging technologies and their potential impact on government. ‘ – Source.

U.S. National Debt Clock