Recommended Sites in Government and Elections

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
A database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments, profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions, specialized groups, individuals, and more

City of Grand Rapids
Official website of Grand Rapids

Code of Federal Regulations
Browse or search the code

Consumer Action Handbook
Tips from the Federal Consumer Information Center on buying cars, health care, utilities, home improvement, travel, and much more

Save time by conducting your Secretary of State business online. Renew your driver's license or license plate, update your address and more.

Federal Citizen Information Center
FCIC provides the answers to questions about the Federal Government and everyday consumer issues. Consumer Information Catalog free online or free by mail.

Federal Register
Browse or search this database of Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents

Kent County Election Division
County election information from the County Clerk’s office

Kent County Homepage
Information on Kent County

League of Women Voters of Michigan
A nonpartisan organization established in 1920 to encourage citizen participation in government. Well known for voting information and voter guides.

Michigan Bureau of Elections
Information about voting and campaign financing, the voter registration form, and election results

Michigan Manual
Biennial publication of the Legislative Service Bureau that describes the branches of Michigan government, local government, elections, statistics and general information

Michigan State Government
The official state of Michigan website

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
National criminal statistical data

Project Vote Smart
Information on thousands of state and local government officials, including their voting records, campaign finances, position statements, backgrounds, and the evaluations done on them by over 100 competing special interest groups

The White House
Presidential Proclamations, Executive Orders, proposed new laws, speeches, Presidential radio addresses, historical information about the house and Presidential signing or veto of laws or legislation from Congress

United States Department of Justice
The US Department of Justice official website

United States Government Manual
Browse or search the manual which includes lots of information on the federal government and the texts of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence

United States House of Representatives homepage
Find your representative’s contact information, what’s on the House floor, and in-depth information about the structure and activities of the House. You can also search the US Code

United States Senate homepage
This is the place for in-depth information about the US Senate
Official federal government gateway for citizens, businesses, and federal employees

ZIP Code Lookup
Enter an address and find its ZIP Code