The United States government’s official portal.
- Forms from the Feds
Frequently requested forms from federal agencies in downloadable electronic format.
- Federal Agency directory
The directory lists current/active/existing U. S. Federal Government agencies.
- United States Code
The U.S. Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 50 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.
- Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
An online and searchable version of the code of rules published by federal executive agencies.
- U.S. Census Bureau FactFinder
Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data at the state, county, city or zip code level.
- Zip Atlas
Demographic data by US zip codes and other geographic and political categorizations
- City Data
Just about everything you wanted to know about thousands of American cities and towns, in the form of statistics and demographic data.
- Library of Congress -- Thomas
Search current and past bills, view the latest legislative and committee actions, and link to issues of Congressional Record.
- Congressional Record
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session.
Official portal of the State of Texas.
- Texas Legislature Online
Track current legislation or search the history of specific bils over the last twenty years.
- Texas government employee salaries
Search for current salaries of Texas government employees by name, position or agency.
Site provides current news, statistical data, links to official state government pages, and discussion of issues concerning state governments.
- National Conference of State Legislatures
View what issues state legislators are studying, and link to state legislature and legislators' sites.
- Building Code Reference Library
Detailed information on building codes for all 50 states, major cities, and some counties.
- Who Represents Me?
Who Represents Me provides information about current districts and members of the Texas Senate, Texas House of Representatives, the Texas delegation to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and the State Board of Education.
- Election Precinct Locator
Use your address to locate your voting precinct
- 2013 Early Voting Locations
Find all the locations for early voting in the May 2013 elections
- Texas Constitution and Statutes
Access the statutes and constitution of the State of Texas. Can find and download sections of the statutes or search by keyword.
- Texas Administrative Code
The Texas Administrative Code (TAC) is a compilation of all state agency rules in Texas. There are 16 titles in the TAC. Each title represents a subject category and related agencies are assigned to the appropriate title.
- Texas Municipal Codes
Available ordinances for cities in Texas.
- Welcome to Bexar County
Bexar County home page.
- Bexar County Appraisal District
Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district.
- Bexar County records
Search Bexar County's database for land records, assumed names/DBA, UCC records, marriage licenses, foreclosure notices, public notices, and more.
- Official website of the City of San Antonio
The San Antonio community portal.
- City of San Antonio Code of Ordinances
San Antonio’s searchable municipal code.
- San Antonio Interactive Mapping System
The City of San Antonio GIS Division along with the Development Services Department provides a mapping tool to find zoning, historic districts, and more.
Site provides information and access to resources on parties, candidates, ideology, issues, and news. It also offers articles about political history, debates, and political memorabilia.
- Freedom of Information Act -- access to federal records
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions of them) are protected from public disclosure by exemptions or special exclusions.
- Texas Public Information Act -- access to state records
Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, gives you the right to access government records; and an officer for public information and the officer's agent may not ask why you want them. All government information is presumed to be available to the public. Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information.
- Your retirement pension
This article from Governing Magazine discusses the financial state of state and municipal pensions. Links at the end provide access to to the pensions within Texas and directly to the financial reports of TMRS.
Texas state plans: http://www.governing.com/gov-data/finance/funded-ratios-for-state-pensions-retirement-systems.html (scroll in drop down menu)
TMRS latest financial reports: http://www.tmrs.org/publications.php