Government provides official information and services from the U.S. government and is the government’s official web portal. The National Archives and Records Administration is the government agency that is responsible for overseeing the management of federal government records. Check out the Exhibit Hall and Internet resources. BRB Publications Inc. – links to nearly 1,700 county, state and federal web addresses where users can access public records such as real estate records, criminal records, driving records and more.   Website developed for and by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor for study of how government works. Currently being used in all 50 states schools, to rave reviews. Census data about any area in the U.S. Federal Business Opportunities – a government clearinghouse for all federal contracting opportunities greater than $25,000. Companies can search the database by product or service category. Gathers information from federal and local government bid-posting sites and organizes its listings in four separate search engines. United States historical census data browser (1790 – 1960) from the University of Virginia. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. This site has the current figures for the national debt. The FAA is now required to provide safety records and other pertinent information about airlines at its website. The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. CIA – the World Factbook. US Department of Labor – search for SIC classification. Scans 50,000 state and local government sites for contract positions. For calculating postage and the affect on cost of changing paper weights, size of package, number of pieces, etc. Supreme Court of the United States. White House. The Energy Information Administration – official energy statistics from the U.S. Government. Federal Trade Commission. North American Securities Administration Association – the oldest international organization devoted to investor protection. The nutrition facts label is found on packaged foods and beverages, and can serve as a daily guide for comparing foods and making healthy choices. – NC DOA Purchase and Contract – NC eProcurement – IPS Interactive Purchasing System – Statewide IT Contracts – Federal Government Contracts – Government Contracting Section (from the BLNC Website)