Government Links

State Links

State Links

  • State Home Page, California
    The California state government website contains information from the California Governor and other state offices, and numerous links to other California-related websites.
  • Assembly Home Page, California
    The California Assembly’s Virtual Constituent has information about the California Assembly, members, legislative calendar, bills and codes, as well as phone numbers and addresses for Assembly member offices.
  • California Business Portal
    One-stop website for business owners developed by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz).
  • Cal JOBS
    A no-fee Internet service created and maintained by the California EDD to help employers find qualified job applicants.
  • Employment Training Panel, California
    Founded in 1983, the California ETP channels funding from an employer tax to retrain incumbent, frontline employees in companies faced with out-of-state competition.
  • Employment Development Department, California
    The EDD administers the job service, unemployment insurance, disability insurance, Workforce Investment Act and welfare-to-work programs; also handles audits and collection of employment taxes, and maintains employment records for California workers.
  • Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
    Created to serve as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts, GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and more.
  • Environmental Protection Agency, California
    The California Environmental Protection Agency website offers regulatory information regarding environmental quality in California.
  • California State Controller’s Office
    The Controller is the Chief Fiscal Officer of California, makes sure the State’s budget is spent properly, helps administer two of the nation’s largest public pension funds, and serves on many State boards and commissions.
    Reporting Unclaimed Property
  • Department of Finance, California
    Serves as the Governor’s chief fiscal policy advisor, promotes responsible resource allocation through the state’s annual financial plan and ensures the financial integrity of the state.
  • Department of Food and Agriculture, California
    News and other information, including food safety, nutrition, agricultural facts and county-specific statistics about the state’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry.
  • Department of Industrial Relations, California
    The DIR improves working conditions for California’s wage earners, and advances opportunities for profitable employment in California.
  • Labor and Workforce Development Agency, California
    Coordinates labor and employment programs for workers and business.
  • Legislative Analyst’s Office
    The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) provides analysis and nonpartisan advice to the Legislature on fiscal and policy issues. This site includes reports by the LAO, analysis of upcoming ballot issues, the budget, a publications list, newsletter, and perspective on various issues before California lawmakers.
  • Legislative Information
    The official site for California legislative information, maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, contains information on bills and California law. Archive information (1993-November 2016) is available on the original legislative information website.
  • Network of Care
    Network of Care is a comprehensive compilation of links to regional, state and federal agencies offering help and information about long-term care services for the elderly and people with disabilities.
  • Office of Emergency Services, California
    Emergency Preparedness for Home
    Emergency Preparedness for Business and Organizations
    10 Ways to be Prepared – Tips on being prepared when disaster strikes.
  • California Public Utilities Commission
    The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regulates privately owned telecommunications, electric, natural gas, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies, in addition to authorizing video franchises.
  • California Natural Resources Agency
    The California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES), developed by the California Natural Resources Agency, facilitates access to a variety of data describing California’s environments.
  • California Secretary of State
    Review elections and voter information, lobbyist registrations, and business filing procedures from the Secretary of State’s Office.
  • Senate Home Page, California
    Information from the California State Senate, members, committees and legislation.
  • Small Business Advocate, California Office of
    The office mission is to amplify the voice of small businesses in dialogue with their state government to ensure their full participation in the development of state economic policies; connect them to all government resources available to assist their success; and reduce unnecessary regulatory obstacles.
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District
    This website features information on air pollution control for the region in Southern California that includes Los Angeles and Orange counties and parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
  • California Tax Information Center
    Links to information about state and federal taxes, maintained by representatives from the state Board of Equalization, state Employment Development Department, state Franchise Tax Board, and the federal Internal Revenue Service.
  • California Voter Foundation
    CVF, a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1994, advances new technologies to improve democracy. CVF has produced the California Online Voter Guide for every election since 1994.

Federal Links

Federal Links

  • Firstgov.gov
    The federal government’s main website gathers all the information provided by federal agencies.
  • Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet
    Library of Congress center for information on federal legislation, including Congressional Record and links to other relevant federal sites.
  • Democratic National Committee
    Home of the Democratic National Committee, has information about the Democratic Party, and related news.
  • U.S.Environmental Protection Agency – Region 9 (Western United States)
    This website focuses on information specific to Region 9 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, covering Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Islands subject to U.S. law, and approximately 140 tribal nations.
  • Internal Revenue Service Small Business/Self-Employed Division
    A one-stop resource for the small business community, including an online classroom for workshops and information on tax filing, opening and closing a business and retirement plans for small employers.
  • Internal Revenue Service e-News for Small Businesses
    Small business owners can subscribe to this free, weekly online newsletter for timely and useful tax information.
  • National Academy of Sciences
    This website focuses on the scientific issues that frequently pervade policy decisions.
  • National Journal
    Subscription-based source of information on hot political news.
  • Republican National Committee
    Republican Main Street site contains information about the G.O.P., candidates, news, etc.
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Updates on federal business issues and advocacy activities of this federation of businesses, trade associations, local and state chambers, and American chambers of commerce abroad.
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
    Federal department assigned to foster, promote and develop foreign and domestic commerce.
  • U.S. Commercial Service
    Become a worldwide exporter. Click through to the U.S. Commercial Service of the Department of Commerce — a leader in helping U.S. companies export products and services to global markets. Through its international network of trade specialists, the U.S. Commercial Service helped U.S businesses generate billions of dollars in export sales.
  • U.S. Department of Labor
    Job information services, welfare-to-work, labor laws and regulations, statistics and news. Includes interactive site offering employment laws assistance for workers and small businesses, elaws Advisors. The elaws USERRA Advisor poses online questions to help employers and employeeswith the transition from military service to civilian employment. Also includes Call Center to guide employers to the appropriate office. Employer Assistance and Resource (EARN) is a nationwide cost-free referral and technical assistance service for employers, connecting employers who have job vacancies to employment service providers who have direct access to job-ready individuals with disabilities.
  • U.S. House of Representatives Home Page
    The U.S. House of Representatives’ site provides public access to legislative information, information about members, committees, and organizations of the House, and links to other U.S. government information resources.
  • U.S. Senate Home Page
    The U.S. Senate’s site provides information from and about the members of the Senate, Senate committees, Senate leadership and support offices, general background about Senate legislative procedures, Senate facilities in the Capitol Building, and history of the Senate.
  • Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
    U.S. agency specializing in trade issues and regions of the world. The office negotiates directly with foreign governments to create trade agreements, resolve disputes and participate in global trade policy.
  • The White House
    Visit the White House in Washington D.C., and check up on the current occupants.

Economic Links

Economic Links