The Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. Organized topically, this thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions and contact information that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. The Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. It focuses on the Washington metropolitan area - an organization must have an office in Washington to be listed. It also includes dozens of resource boxes on particular topics, organization charts for all federal agencies, and information about the FOIA and privacy legislation. With more than 10,000 listings and coverage of evolving presidential administration, the 2018 - 2019 Edition features contact information for the following: Congress and federal agencies Nongovernmental organizations Policy groups and political action committees Foundations and institutions Governors and other state officials U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats Congressional caucuses

Chapter : Access to Congressional Information

Access to Congressional Information

Access to congressional information

Basic Resources


National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Center for Legislative Archives,700 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., #8E, 20408; (202) 357-5350. Fax, (202) 357-5911. Richard H. Hunt, Director, (202) 357-5472.

General email,

Web, and Twitter, @CongressArchive

Collects and maintains records of congressional committees and legislative files from 1789 to the present. Publishes inventories and guides to these records.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Federal Register,800 N. Capitol St. N.W., #700, 20001 (mailing address: NF, 8601 Adelphi Rd., College Park, MD 20740-6001); (202) 741-6000. Fax, (202) 741-6012. Oliver A. Potts, Director, (202) 741-6100. TTY, (202) 741-6086.

General email,

Web, and Twitter, @FedRegister

Assigns public law numbers to enacted legislation, executive orders, and proclamations. Responds to inquiries on public law numbers. Assists inquirers in finding ...

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