House Committee on Small Business

House Committee on Small Business

“The House Permament Select Committee on Small Business was created just days before war broke out in 1941 to help small businesses participate in the federal defense production program. Since then, the House Committee on Small Business has engaged in expanding the participation of the entrepreneur and small business owner in the great American mar …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

“The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs reviews veterans’ programs, examines current laws, and reports bills and amendments to strengthen existing laws concerning veterans and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), such as for health care, disability compensation, GI bill education and job training, home loan guarantees, lif …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure addresses legislation related to the Coast Guard, federal emergencies and disasters, flood control, inland waterways, navigation and navigation laws, public and federal buildings, public works like bridges and dams, boats, roads, railroads, aviation, water power, and water pollution.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Science & Technology–Transportation

House Committee on International Relations

House Committee on International Relations

This is the House Committee with jurisdiction over matters including relations with foreign nations, embassies, national border lines, exports, foreign loans, international conferences, international education, declarations of war, the American National Red Cross, and the United Nations.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Foreign Policy & International Relations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War

Committee on House Administration

Committee on House Administration

The Committee on House Administration was created by the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946. Its jurisdiction includes the House of Reprepresentatives salaries, expenses, and accounts, management of Library of Congress, management of Smithsonian Institution, office space assignment, elections, monitoring of campaign contributi …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce is the oldest legislative standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Its jurisdictions include biomedical research and development, consumer affairs and protection, health, interstate and foreign commerce, energy resource exploration, pricing, production, and regulation, energy conservation …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency

House Committee on Financial Services

House Committee on Financial Services

The House Committee on Financial Services is responsible for addressing legislation covering banks, banking, economic stabilization, insurance, international finance, money, credit, private and public housing, securities and exchanges, and urban development.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Business & Economics–Banking; Business & Economics–Finance; Business & Economics–Economics

House Committee on Agriculture

House Committee on Agriculture

The committee in the House of Representatives that addresses legislation related to agriculture, the animal industry, farm credit and security, forestry, human nutrition, rural development, and water conservation.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Business & Economics–Agribusiness

Rules and Precedents of the House

Rules and Precedents of the House

Ever wondered what the Speaker of the House does? This site outlines the roles of the Speaker, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Chaplain and explains the procedures used in the House for voting. Also included are sections on the general order and priority of business in the House and the official Code of Conduct.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

House Democratic Leader

House Democratic Leader

Official site of the House Democratic Leader available in English and Spanish. It includes a Legislative calendar and position statements and articles on homeland security, the economy, health care, and education.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

Congressional District Maps

Congressional District Maps

Maps of congressional district boundaries for the most current session of Congress. “Designed for easy reference, they show the Congressional District overlaid on top of State and county boundaries along with interstate and US highways, selected streams and water bodies, and major cities.” View and print maps by state, or by individual district.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

The Office of the House Majority Whip

The Office of the House Majority Whip

The site of the second ranking House Republican. Icluded are the Whip Notice, which is a weekly listing of bills expected to be considered in the upcoming week and the Whipping Post, a listing of bills expected to be considered in a given day.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

Social Security Online

Social Security Online

This site tells you all you need to know about Social Security Administration in the United States. There are social security forms, frequently asked questions and information about how to contact the administration. There is also an option for viewing the site in Spanish.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

International Constitutional Law

International Constitutional Law

The International Constitutional Law site provides constitutional documents and background information on over 120 countries and (non-)governmental organizations.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard

Amazing directory of over 119,000 former United States Presidents, Congressmen, Cabinet members, federal judges and other national and local political figures giving the location of their final resting place. Numerous entry points: alphabetical, by state or office, by birth or death date, geographic locations, and many others.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

Justice Information Sharing

Justice Information Sharing

“The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Information Technology (IT) Initiatives Web site is an Internet-based resource that enables justice practitioners at all levels of government to access timely and useful information from information sharing and technology integration processes, initiatives, and technological developments. The Web site provides …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Judicial Branch (Courts)