Accessing Government Data and Statistics During the Shutdown

Many government funded information sources have been affected by the Federal Government Shutdown, however there are still a few ways to access government information online during the shutdown.

  1. Bulk Census Data Downloads: http://census.ire.org/data/bulkdata.html
  2. Census Reporter: http://beta.censusreporter.org/
  3. IRS Tax Statistics: http://www.irs.gov/uac/Tax-Stats-2
  4. USA.gov: http://www.usa.gov/

Available without updates:

  1. PACERhttp://www.pacer.gov/ & RECAP the law: http://archive.recapthelaw.org/
  2. FDsys limited updating of Congressional Materials and documents necessary to safeguard human life http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
  3. FREDhttp://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/
  4. EDGARhttp://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm

For current information about Congress:

  1. THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet: http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php
  2. Congress.Gov: http://beta.congress.gov/

For print materials you may want to check in with your local Federal Depository Library. Many of these libraries are housed in local schools and some may still be open to the public during the Shutdown. You can locate your local Federal Depository Library online:  http://catalog.gpo.gov/fdlpdir/FDLPdir.jsp

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