Online Resources

Online Resource Types

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Other On-Line Resources

Visiting DC?

Need a Place to Stay?  NATOA Members can get the government per diem rate at the Westin Hotel in Alexandria.  Please be sure to indicate that you are with NATOA.  The current per diem is $209.00 plus taxes and fees.  It’s a beautiful brand new hotel - accessible via the King Street Metro (Blue/Yellow Line).  Ues the link above to see for yourself!

Monuments, Government and Historic Buildings
Planning a trip to Washington DC?  Attached is a list of local resources including contact information, hours of operations and brief descriptions for government and historic buildings. 

Associate Sites

Alliance for Community Media

Public, Educational, & Government (PEG) Access Cable TV Internet Access, Libraries, Media Literacy, Training

International Municipal Lawyers Association

The International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) is a non-profit, professional organization that has been an advocate and resource for local government attorneys since 1935. Owned solely by its members, IMLA is the legal voice for the nation’s local governments. It champions the development of fair and realistic legal solutions and provides its members with information about, and solutions to, the profusion of legal issues facing its membership today.

National Association of Counties

The National Association of Counties (NACo) was created in 1935 when county officials wanted to have a strong voice in the nation’s capital. More than six decades later, NACo continues to ensure that the nation’s 3066 counties are heard and understood in the White House and the halls of Congress. NACo’s membership totals more than 2,000 counties, representing over 80 percent of the nation’s population.

National League of Cities

The National League of Cities… to strengthen and promote cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance…

Right-of-Way Resources

Resource for ROW info, organizations and professionals.

United States Conference of Mayors

The U.S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,139 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor. The primary roles of the Conference of Mayors are to:

Promote the development of effective national urban/suburban policy; Strengthen federal-city relationships; Ensure that federal policy meets urban needs; Provide mayors with leadership and management tools; and Create a forum in which mayors can share ideas and information


Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC’s jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.

FCC Staff Phone Book

FCC Electronic Comment Filing System

Industry Sites

National Cable Television Association (NCTA)

The National Cable Television Association is the cable industry’s major trade association. Founded in 1952, NCTA’s primary mission is to provide its members with a strong national presence by providing a single, unified voice on issues affecting the cable industry.

Personal Communications Industry Association

PCIA is the leading international trade association representing the personal communications services (PCS) industry.

Other Government Sites

Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws. The Commission seeks to ensure that the nation’s markets function competitively, and are vigorous, efficient, and free of undue restrictions. The Commission also works to enhance the smooth operation of the marketplace by eliminating acts or practices that are unfair or deceptive. In general, the Commission’s efforts are directed toward stopping actions that threaten consumers’ opportunities to exercise informed choice. Finally, the Commission undertakes economic analysis to support its law enforcement efforts and to contribute to the policy deliberations of the Congress, the Executive Branch, other independent agencies, and state and local governments when requested.

Library of Congress - Thomas Legislative Information

A service of the Library of Congress, Thomas allows the user to search on issues relating to Congress, including all legislation, its status, summaries, congressional record, etc. Acting under the directive of the leadership of the 104th Congress to make Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public, a Library of Congress team brought the THOMAS World Wide Web system online in January 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. Searching capabilities in THOMAS were built on the InQuery information retrieval system, developed by the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval based at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and now available commercially from Dataware.


The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch’s principal voice on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology issues. NTIA works to spur innovation, encourage competition, help create jobs and provide consumers with more choices and better quality telecommunications products and services at lower prices.

Supreme Court Cases Since 1990 from Cornell Law School

While not a “government” site, the Legal Information Institute of Cornell University offers a searchable list of Supreme Court cases since 1990. The Legal Information Institute offers Supreme Court opinions under the auspices of Project Hermes, the court’s electronic-dissemination project. This archive contains nearly all opinions of the court issued since May of 1990. In addition, our collection of over 600 of the most important historical decisions of the Court is available on CD-ROM and (with reduced functionality) over the Net.

United States Courts of Appeals

The 94 U.S. judicial districts are organized into 12 regional circuits, each of which has a United States court of appeals. A court of appeals hears appeals from the district courts located within its circuit, as well as appeals from decisions of federal administrative agencies.

In addition, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has nationwide jurisdiction to hear appeals in specialized cases, such as those involving patent laws and cases decided by the Court of International Trade and the Court of Federal Claims.

United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit

Welcome to our World Wide Web site. The purpose of this site is to provide court information to the public. Below is a description of the various sections contained in this site.

United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Welcome to our World Wide Web Site. The purpose of this site is to provide court information to the public. Note:Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.x is required to view and download all documents.

US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit

Welcome to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit internet site. We hope that you will find the site a useful repository of information by and about the various units and activities of the Court, as well as a gateway to other parts of the federal government.

United States Senate

Make sure that you know who your Senators are and how to reach them. Visit the Legislative Action Center to contact them, or to learn more.

United States House of Representatives

Make sure that you know who your Representatives are and how to reach them. Visit the Legislative Action Center to contact them, or to learn more.