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Staten Island Community Boards
Information about the Community Boards of New York City, including the 3 Community Boards of Staten Island.
Staten Island Growth Management Task Force
The final report of the Task Force, issued December 2, 2003.
- Staten Island Republican Party
- Symbols of US Government (Statues, the Flag, Songs and more)
The Bronx Defenders
Founded in 1997, the Bronx Defenders is staffed by more than thirty criminal defense lawyers. Their staff of attorneys, social workers, investigators, administrative support, and community developers is committed to working with their clients, their clients' families, and their communities to address the problems that drive many into the criminal justice system
ThisNation.com - American Government & Politics Online
A searchable guide with information about the foundations of government, its institutions, and processes, both past and present.
THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet
Access to the full text of House and Senate bills and resolutions from the current and previous sessions of Congress, searchable by keyword and bill number. Includes the full text of the Congressional Record, a daily account of proceedings on the House and Senate floor as well as bill summary and status. Also contains information on how laws are made, along with the full text of the Constitution of the United States.
Thomas--Legislative Information on the Internet
An indispensable tool for legislative research from the Library of Congess, and a companion to Federal material available through the US Government Printing Office. Users can search theCongressional Record, track the status of a bill, access full-text versions of bills, public and private laws, check roll call votes in the House and Senate, as well as look at the schedules ofboth houses and their committees. Thomas has links to other Library of Congress legislative sites and historical documents.
Thurgood Marshall Law Library - United States Commission on Civil Rights Collection
A searchable full-text collection of the publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
- United Nations Cyber School Bus
- United States Government Websites
United States House of Representatives - 13th District of New York, Staten Island
Contact Representative McMahon, explore his legislative initiatives, or read his biography.
United States Senate
More information on Kirsten Gillibrand or Charles Schumer. Select New York from the menu of states, or by picking their name from an alphabetical list.
United States State Department Major Publications
Compiled by the U.S. State Department, this Web page provides access to their major publications.
United States Supreme Court
Locate information on your favorite Supreme Court Justice, or on a recent opinion.
US Congressional Representatives
List of US Representatives serving the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Includes links to each representative's home page, contact information, and which NYPL branches are in each representative's district.
Developed and maintained by the Board of Elections in the City of New York, this site explains how to register to vote, gives upcoming election dates, locates polling places, and provides candidate lists and other information about New York City elections.
Voter Registration Form - New York State
Download a voter registration form (in English).
- White House for Kids
Work for the city of New York
A schedule of upcoming competitive examinations offered by the city of New York.
Work for the state of New York
A list of job announcements offered by the state of New York.
- Working Families Party of New York
- Young Democrats of Richmond County