Budget of the United States

Budget of the U.S. Government

Infographic on the process of federal budget creation by Congress. Site also links information on data and statistics, elected officials, and historical documents.

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The President's Budget - Office of Management and Budget

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) serves the President of the United States in overseeing the implementation of his vision across the Executive Branch. Specifically, OMB’s mission is to assist the President in meeting his policy, budget, management and regulatory objectives and to fulfill the agency’s statutory responsibilities. 

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Books and print materials such as government documents can be found using the Library Catalog.

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Economic Education Tools

Econ Ed at the St. Louis Federal Reserve

Planning and classroom times are limited. Our free economics and personal finance lessons, activities, and readings provide flexibility and real-world connections, making it easier to prepare students with 21st century skills for college and career readiness. We have great resources for consumers and parents, too!

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Economic Census

Using Census Bureau Statisitcs

Census Bureau Economic Surveys are a key source for official statistics companies can use: Monthly and Quarterly are small sample surveys that provide the most TIMELY data available, Annual surveys have larger samples and provide the most up-to-date TREND data available, and Every 5 years, the Economic Census measures all businesses and provides the most COMPREHENSIVE data available.  These surveys set the standard for U.S. economic statistics, and are fueled by the data provided by individual businesses.

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Economic Census

The Economic Census provides detailed information on employer businesses, including detailed data by industry, geography, and more.  The first data release will be in September 2019.

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Economic Census by Year

Get data from the Economic Census by year.

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Economic Census Library

Online collections of audio, infographics, photos, publications, videos, working papers, etc. The Census Bureau Library in Suitland, MD, is open to the public.

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Contains more than 1,200 law and law-related periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue published for all periodicals and goes through the most-currently published issues allowed based on contracts with publishers. Retrieve articles by citation, browse, or search across nearly 50 million pages of content. HeinOnline also contains many useful resources for criminology, and public and international affairs, such as the Congressional Record Bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S.

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ProQuest Congressional

Comprehensive online collection of primary source congressional publications and legislative research materials covering all topics, including government, current events, politics, economics, business, science and technology, international relations, social issues, finance, insurance, and medicine. Finding aid for congressional hearings, committee prints, committee reports and documents from 1970-present, and the daily Congressional Record from 1985-present. Compiled legislative histories from 1969-present.

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Government Agencies

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Resource for national economic data including GDP, foreign trade investments, and industry data.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics

Resource for labor market activity, working conditions, price changes, and productivity statistics in the United States. Agency historically has used data collection to inform public and private economic practices and policies.

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GveInfo offers a new, dynamic way for the public to discover and access Government information on the three branches of the Federal Government. GPO receives information from Federal agencies and organizations in all three branches of the Government. Its content feeds The Library of Congress’ and the Federal Register site. 

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Department of Commerce

works with businesses, universities, communities, and the Nation’s workers to promote job creation, economic growth, sustainable development, and improved standards of living for Americans.   Includes the International Trade Administration and Includes a section for North Carolina.

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Official website for U.S. federal legislative information. Provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. Usually updated the morning after session adjourns.

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