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Recommended New Mexico State Sites

Legislature – A gateway to locating bills, legislative agencies, legislative reports, New Mexico statutes and other information provided by the state legislature of New Mexico.
New Mexico State Government – access to all areas of the State of New Mexico
Office of the State Engineer Library – Resource for history, science, use and management of New Mexico’s water resources.
State Library – The New Mexico State Library, a part of the executive branch of state government, is a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA).
Supreme Court Law Library – A gateway to Supreme Court Law opinions, statutes, regulations and pending cases.
Tax Forms – Printable New Mexico personal income tax forms and instructions.
Traffic Fatalities Report – Traffic safety fatalities report in table form. New Mexico DOT data presented by the University of New Mexico.

 Recommended Federal Government Sites

USA.Gov – Government information for citizens, businesses, federal employees and from government agency to government agency.
American FactFinder – Demographic information from the Census Bureau.
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) – “The codification of general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register .”
Congress.Gov  – Legislative information from the Library of Congress to include bills, Congressional Record, committee information, treaties and more.
Congress.org – Congress.org is a service of Capitol Advantage, a private, non-partisan company that specializes in facilitating civic participation.
Copyright Office – Legal protection for authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works.
Data.Gov – The home of the U.S. Government’s open data.
Federal Register – The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
Geographic Names Information System – Contains information about almost two million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States and other countries.
Government Manual – “The official handbook of the Federal Government; it provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches throughout the United States.”
GPO – The FirstSearch index to U.S. government publications
GPO FDSys – Federal Digital System – information from all three branches of the government
Income Tax Forms (IRS) – Printable federal tax forms and instructions.
Law Library of Congress – The Guide to Law Online, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law.
Library of Congress – Serves as the research arm of Congress, but is open to researchers.
National Archives and Records Administration – The official record keeper of the United States government.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service – NCJRS is a federally-funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
National Technical Information Service – NTIS serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today.
Occupational Outlook –  The handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Patent and Trademark Office – Search for patents and trademarks.
U.S. Code – The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
U.S.G.S. – The U.S. Geological Survey provides information about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment
World Fact Book – Country information published by the CIA.