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Washington Information Directory

Washington Information Directory

September 2012 | 1 000 pages | CQ Press

Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. It provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. More than just a directory, it also includes reference boxes and organization charts.

With more than 10,000 listings, the 2012– 2013 edition of Washington Information Directory features contact information for:

  • Congress and federal agencies
  • Nongovernmental organizations
  • Policy groups, foundations, and institutions
  • Governors and other state officials
  • U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats

Washington Information Directory also features up-to-date contact information for the high-level advisory positions or “czar” appointed by President Obama that oversee:

  • The auto industry
  • Green energy
  • Health-care
  • Technology
  • Stimulus accountability
Reference Boxes and Organization Charts
How to Use This Directory
1 Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition
Commodities, Farm Produce  
Farm Loans, Insurance, and Subsidies  
Food and Nutrition  
Livestock and Poultry  
2 Business and Economics
Consumer Protection  
Finance and Investments  
Industrial Production, Manufacturing  
Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks  
Sales and Services  
Small and Disadvantaged Business  
3 Communications and the Media
Government Information  
Internet and Related Technologies  
Media Professions and Resources  
4 Culture and Religion
Arts and Humanities  
History and Preservation  
Philanthropy, Public Service, and Volunteerism  
Recreation and Sports  
Travel and Tourism  
5 Education
Libraries and Educational Media  
Postsecondary Education  
Preschool, Elementary, Secondary Education  
Special Groups in Education  
Special Topics in Education  
6 Employment and Labor
Employment and Training Programs  
Equal Employment Opportunity  
Labor-Management Relations  
Pensions and Benefits  
Workplace Safety and Health  
7 Energy
Fossil Fuels  
Nuclear Energy  
Renewable Energies, Alternative Fuels  
8 Environment and Natural Resources
Animals and Plants  
Pollution and Toxins  
Resources Management  
9 Government Operations
Census, Population Data  
Civil Service  
Federal Contracts and Procurement  
Postal Service  
Public Administration  
State and Local Government  
10 Health
Health Professions  
Health Services for Special Groups  
Health Topics: Research and Advocacy  
Mental Health  
11 Housing and Development
Community and Regional Development  
Fire Prevention and Control  
Real Estate  
12 International Affairs
Immigration and Naturalization  
International Law and Agreements  
International Trade and Development  
Regional Affairs  
13 Law and Justice
Business and Tax Law  
Civil Rights  
Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties  
Criminal Law  
Law Enforcement  
Legal Professions and Resources  
Public Interest Law  
14 Military Personnel and Veterans
Defense Personnel  
Military Education and Training  
Military Grievances and Discipline  
Military History and Honors  
Reserves and National Guard  
15 National and Homeland Security
Arms Control, Disarmament, and Threat Reduction  
Borders, Customs, and Immigration  
Defense Trade and Technology  
Emergency Preparedness and Response  
Intelligence and Counterterrorism  
Military Installations  
Procurement, Acquisition, and Logistics  
16 Science and Technology
Biology and Life Sciences  
Environmental and Earth Sciences  
Mathematical, Computer, and Physical Sciences  
Social Sciences  
Space Sciences  
17 Social Services and Disabilities
Children and Families  
Social Security  
18 Transportation
Air Transportation  
Maritime Transportation  
Motor Vehicles  
Rail Transportation  
Transit Systems  
19 U.S. Congress and Politics
Access to Congressional Information  
Campaigns and Elections  
Caucuses: Organizations of Members  
Congress at Work  
Congressional Support Groups  
Political Advocacy  
Appendix: 112th Congress
Political Party Organizations  
Delegations to the 112th Congress  
House Committees  
House Members’ Offices  
Joint Committees of Congress  
Senate Committees  
Senate Members’ Offices  
Appendix: Ready Reference
Directory of Government Information on the Internet  
Governors and Other State Officials  
Foreign Embassies, U.S. Ambassadors, and Country Desk Offices  
Freedom of Information Act  
Privacy Legislation  
Name Index
Organization Index
Subject Index

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