Finding Government Information
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How to Contact Your Elected Officials (opens another guide)
Tax Information (opens another guide)
Consumer Information (opens another guide)
Government Documents Staff
Government Documents Librarian
|Bill (William) Sabin, Jr.
Library Support Assistant
The Astate Library was designated a federal depository library in 1913, and it is believed that Representative Thaddeus H. Caraway, Congressman from Jonesboro, was responsible for securing depository library status for Astate. The Dean B. Ellis Library is one of 1,270 federal depository libraries throughout America that provide free access to the information resources of the federal government, and one of 13 federal depository libraries in the state of Arkansas. The Library's collection contains more than 100,000 U.S. government publications, in print, microform, and electronic formats.
Check out pictures from the early days of aviation on the FAA History gallery.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has a quarterly magazine, Public Roads (and it is 100 years old!).
Need some transportation statistics? There's a bureau for that...
July 2, 1964: Civil Rights Act of 1964
July 20, 1969: Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon
July 26, 1990: Americans with Disabilities Act