Local and State

 

Official website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (House and Senate)

 

The Massachusetts Department of Education (DOE) website provides users with general information on the DOE as well as information regarding education reform; educational news, school finance and technology developments.

 

VendorWeb is a Website for Commonwealth Vendors to access payment information. Vendor codes can be found in our Vendor Codes xls format of    VendorCodes.xls  file.

 

The Governing Magazine website whose primary audience is state and local government officials.

 

The Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association (MGFOA) provides information towards their goal of "promoting the advancement of the profession of public finance in Massachusetts."

 

The Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) website posts information on legislative developments, state budget information, education and economic information as well as special articles of interest to municipal officials.

 

The Massachusetts State Ethics Commission website provides a resource for the Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure laws which apply to all state, county and municipal employees and officials.

 

The U.S. State and Local Gateway Network gives state and local government officials and employees easy access to pertinent federal information.

 

The Secretary of Commonwealth website has information on elections, citizen information services, public record management and motor vehicle excise.

 

The State Publications and Regulations Division website has information on the State Bookstore, including a catalog and information on the Acts and Resolves of recent years.

 

The State Treasurer website has information on the Massachusetts Municipal Depository Trust (MMDT), the Water Pollution Abatement Trust and debt management.

 

The State Auditor's Division of Local Mandates website has information on their determinations of the cost impact of proposed or existing state laws and regulations.

 

The Massachusetts School Building Authority.

 

National

 

The Association of Government Accountants website helps serve the professional interest of financial managers from local, state and federal government.

 

Through the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) website, users can access state and regional economic statistics.

 

A service of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development assists cities and towns in implementing energy efficiency strategies that support local economic development.

 

At the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) website users can find sources of information on funding for housing developments, technical assistance, contract opportunities and recent HUD initiatives and programs.

 

The Economic Research Service, a division within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides users of its website with access to information on commercial agriculture, food, consumer economics, natural resources, the environment, rural economies and energy.

 

The U.S. Department of Commerce website offers information on various Commerce bureaus. Users have access to information on economic development, business development and the U.S. Census Bureau through this site.

 

Under the U.S. Department of Commerce, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides information on the development of technology based industries. The NIST sponsors four programs that provide assistance and economic initiatives to assist regions' enhancement of their economic development base.

 

Through the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) website users can locate membership, training and software information. Information on the association's research and federal liaison is also available.

 

The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) website provides information for those in the assessment profession and others with an interest in property taxation.

 

the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) website is a source of information on professional local government management. The site also posts information on conferences, workshops, meetings and publications of the association.

 

The Internal Revenue Sevice (IRS) website provides forms and publications as well as answers to tax questions. Treasurers can find information on payroll deductions as well as forms for use with State House Notes. There is a direct link to electronic filing.

 

The U.S. Library of Congress website provides access to various catalogs, collections and research services.

 

The Council for Urban and Economic Development website provides users with information on municipal finance, small business development and helpful publications. Daily updates are posted at the site.

 

The National League of Cities (NLC) works to improve performance and capabilities of local governments and advocates for the interest of municipalities. At the website, users will find tips on city and town government organization as well as other useful information.

 

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) website provides users with access to U.S. Mayor Newspaper, membership information and USCM projects and services.

 

At the U.S. House of Representatives website users have access to general information on the congress including information on the organization of the legislature, current legislation and the current year schedule. Users can also access member and committee pages through this site.

 

The U.S. Senate website offers general information on the Senate including information on legislation, committees and Senate members.

 

The U.S. Census website.

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Last Page Update 05/04/2011