The Washington Information Directory (WID) is one of the most historically successful publications at CQ Press. Although it is a “directory,” it has lived in the Library/Annual Edition portfolio because it has a unique profile - it is topically organized, and within the taxonomic structure the relevant organizations are listed not only with contact information but with a brief paragraph describing what the organization (whether government or non-governmental) does related to that topic. It focuses on Washington - in order to be listed, an organization must have an office in the Washington metropolitan area. These descriptions are not boilerplate advertising material from the organizations; rather, they are hand-crafted by a talented freelance research team. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

Governors and Other State Officials

Governors and Other State Officials

Political affiliations, when available, are indicated by (D) for Democrat, (R) for Republican, and (I) for Independent.For key officials of the District of Columbia and other Washington-area localities, see page 354. This information is current as of May 7, 2021.

Alabama Web,

Gov. Kay Ivey (R), State Capitol, 600 Dexter Ave., #S-104, Montgomery 36130; (334) 242-7100; Fax, (334) 353-0004; Web,; Facebook,; Twitter, @GovernorKayIvey; YouTube,; Instagram, @governorkayivey

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth (R), 11 S. Union St., #S-725, Montgomery 36130; (334) 261-9590; Fax, (334) 242-4661; Web,; Facebook,; Twitter, @willainsworthAL; YouTube,; Instagram, @willainsworthal

Secy. of State John H. Merrill (R), State Capitol, 600 Dexter Ave., #S-105, Montgomery 36130; P.O. Box 5616, Montgomery 36103-5616; (334) 242-7200; Fax, ...

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