The government is an incredible source of quality information, if you know how to find it. The government commissions reports and original research on every topic imaginable, and the federal government is one of the largest publishers of statistics and data sets. However, the government is immense and that information split up among a swath of departments, agencies, and committees. This guide exists to help you more effectively search for government-provided information.
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