At our discretion, we may link to websites that:
- Are official federal, state, or local government-owned or supported or provide official government information or services
- Are accessible to users with disabilities
- Are applicable to a wide audience of local citizens and state agencies
- Contain current, accurate, and authoritative content
- Are easy to navigate
We will not link to websites that:
- Are associated with political or advocacy groups for a political party, organization, or candidate running for office
- Promote or exhibit hate, bias, discrimination, pornography; libelous or otherwise defamatory content
- Promote any religion or religious viewpoint
- Are individual or personal home pages
Links to government websites
Mass.gov can add a link to any government website that is publicly available unless directed not to by the agency that owns the site. Acceptable federal government-owned or state government-sponsored website domains include .gov, .mil, .fed.us, and state.xx.us.
Mass.gov also links to quasi-government agencies and websites created by public sector/private sector partnerships; state and local government sites; and some government-sponsored websites that end in .com, .org, or .net (for example, www.mbta.com for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority).
Links to non-government websites
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