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Japan-United States Friendship Commission, JUSFC

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Nov, 2012

Description:

Presents descriptions of programs funded by grants made by JUSFC, which is the chief instrument of the US government for training and maintaining expertise on Japan throughout American academic and professional institutions....The Commission operates its grant-making activities in four areas: Japanese studies in American higher education; Public Affairs/Education; the Study of the United States in Japanese higher education; and the Arts. Site includes applications for grants and creative artist programs.

Subject:   Government - US Federal United States -- Relations -- Japan Japan -- Relations -- United States Intellectual cooperation

Postal Regulatory Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2013

Description:

The Postal Regulatory Commission is an independent agency that exercises regulatory oversight on the Postal Service. The Commission develops and maintains regulations for a modern system of rate regulation, consults with the Postal Service on delivery service standards and performance measures and consults with the Department of State on international postal policies to prevent cross-subsidization or other anticompetitive postal practices. This official web site of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) provides information on the organization’s mission, vision and guiding principles.

Subject:   Postal service Postal service--Law and legislation--United States Postal conventions

Tennessee Valley Authority

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Feb, 2013

Description:

The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.

The National Archives Blogs

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

A collection of thirteen blogs that provide announcements of events and descriptions of archiving processes, collections, and exhibits. The NARA blogs reflect the broad range of activities and foci of the various NARA professional staff who author them.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

Congress created the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in 1974 as an independent agency with the mandate to regulate commodity futures and option markets in the United States. CFTC’s mission is to protect market users from fraud and abusive practices. The official web site of CFTC covers the topics of market reports, consumer protection, industry oversight, and related law & regulation.

Subject:   Commodity exchanges -- Law and legislation Consumer protection -- Law and legislation Fraud -- Prevention

U.S. Office of Special Counsel

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2013

Description:

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) is an independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency. Its basic authorities come from four federal statutes: the Civil Service Reform Act, the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Hatch Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).

Subject:   Government - US Federal

United States Access Board

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

This official web site of the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board describes

publications and services related to its roles as a source of standards and technical assistance for accessible

design, enforcer of accessibility standards that cover federal facilities, and coordinating body among Federal

agencies for accommodations to people with disabilities. Guidance material posted here covers Americans

with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), and accessible design for indoor and outdoor

facilities, public rights-of-way, transportation, and telecommunications.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2012

Description:

A complete orientation to the services, collections, symposia, exhibitions, and publications of the U.S. Holocaust Museum.

Includes coverage of services of the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center and The Center for Advanced

Holocaust Studies.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

United States Institute of Peace

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Dec, 2012

Description:

United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is the independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence. This official web site of USIP provides an overview of the agency’s operations including the information on grants and fellowships, educational opportunities and publications by the agency.

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2013

Description:

The mission of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is to coordinate the federal response to homelessness, and to create a national partnership at every level of government and with the private sector to reduce and end homelessness in the nation while maximizing the effectiveness of the Federal Government is contributing to the end of homelessness.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Homeless persons--Services for--United States Homelessness -- United States -- Prevention.

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