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Washington Information Directory
2012-2013



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
 
Contents
 
Reference Boxes and Organization Charts
 
Preface
 
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

 
Insurance

 
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

 
Religion

 
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
Electricity

 
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

 
Construction

 
Fire Prevention and Control

 
Housing

 
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

 
Veterans

 
 
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

 
Engineering

 
Environmental and Earth Sciences

 
Mathematical, Computer, and Physical Sciences

 
Social Sciences

 
Space Sciences

 
 
17 Social Services and Disabilities
Children and Families

 
Disabilities

 
Homelessness

 
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

 
Capitol

 
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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