November 23, 2009
Finding official government information can be difficult using regular commercial search tools like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Using the official U.S. government search portal, www.usa.gov, it will not only be much easier for you to find the wealth of federal, state, and local government information, but you can be confident that you are accessing legitimate government websites and information.
What can you find using the government’s search portal, www.usa.gov? Government grants and jobs, passport and travel information, census reports, tax information and forms, consumer information, health and nutrition, ways to contact your elected government officials, food stamp program, veteran affairs, all kinds of government forms, and so much more.
There is even a specially designed kid-friendly search portal for kids that can be accessed here, www.kids.gov that encourages kids in grades K--8 to explore, learn, and have fun. Links to over 2,000 web pages are given, including some fun learning games and activities as well as many pages for educators as well.
Check it out and get in the habit of using it for accessing all your government information. You will be amazed at what you can find at www.usa.gov