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Village of Valley Stream web site is your link to the Village Hall, officials, and its departments, including Dept. of Public Works, Library, Sanitation, Parks & Recreation, etc.

Town of Hempstead web site to the services, departments, and events offered by America's largest township, located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York.
Nassau County web site links you to elected county officials, various county departments, tourism information, etc.
New York State's Government Information Locator Service provides a single point of access to information services provided by New York State Government agencies, the State Legislature and the Judiciary.  This site is hosted by the New York State Library.
FirstGov.gov is the official government website to provide easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.  You can browse a weath of information - from researching at the Library of Congress to tracking a NASA mission. The same information available at FirstGov.gov is available in Spanish at Espanol.gov.
ReferenceUSA -- Comprehensive database includes federal, state & municipal governmental data from various government directories and reports.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to this database.
State and Local Government on the Net provides convenient access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county government.
Welcome to the White House allows you to visit the White House on the Web, with information on the President, history and tours of the White House, and the government.  There is a special link for kids.
Budget of the U.S. Government is issued by the Office of Management and Budget. It is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year.
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Attorney Search is a free public service provided by the New York State Uniformed Court System, listing attorneys registered to practice in the State of New York. Information includse Registration Number, practice, year admitted in N.Y., law school.
Constitution of the United States allows you to search the Constitution by keyword.
Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute covers 18 broad categories, with more than 100 subtopics, providing links to federal and state statutes, case law, and other internet sources.
Findlaw is the leading Web portal focused on law and government.  It provides access to a comprehensive and fast-growing online library of legal resources for use by legal professionals, consumers, and small businesses.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Datebase features a wide variety of eBook reference titles from Thomson Gale, including:

  • West's Encyclopedia of American Law
  • American Law Yearbook
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law
  • Major Acts of Congress
  • National Survey of State Laws

NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to the database.

LawHelp.org/NY is an online legal-information resource for the State of New York with referrals to free legal services, information about legal rights, information about the court system, and links to social services and government agenices. LawHelp.org/NY is searchable in English and Spanish.
LAWlink is a starting point for legal research with links to government resources organized by jurisdiction and branch.
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator  provides access to the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.  You can search by name, firm, location and area of practice, etc.
Thomas : Legislative Information on the Internet is a compact homepage for three major areas of Federal legislative information -- Legislation, Congressional Record, and Committees.
U.S. Code is the codification of the general and permanent laws of the United States, browsable by title, chapter and section via GPO Gate.

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