Washington, DC Civic - Government - Washington, DC, USA

Washington's government and representatives at all levels
  • Local: City government; Washington and the District of Columbia are the same municipality
    • DC: Washington, DC portal; elected district government information
    • Police: District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department
    • Fire & EMS: District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services
    • Metro Council: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; regional organization of Washington area local governments; composed of local governments surrounding DC, plus area members of the Maryland and Virginia legislatures, the US Senate, and the US House of Representatives; addresses regional issues
    • Elections: DC Board of Elections
    • US States: State Services Organization; Hall of the States near the Capitol and Union Station, home to many Washington offices of the fifty states, US territories and associations of state officials; joint venture of the Council of State Governments, the National Conference of State Legislatures and the National Governors Association
  • Federal: The United State's government has an extensive presence in Washington
    • National Federal: Washington is the seat of the United States Federal Government; major top-level Web sites related to the United States government include the White House, Supreme Court, Federal Courts, Senate, and House
    • Shadow Rep: Shadow DC representative to the US House of Representatives; provides services to constituents but cannot vote; District of Columbia residents do not have voting representation in either the US House of Representatives or the US Senate
    • US Dist Ct: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
    • US Bankruptcy Ct: US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia
    • US Ct of Appeals: US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    • FBI DC: Washington Division Federal Bureau of Investigation; serves DC and parts of Virginia
    • Army Dist: US Army Military District of Washington; major installations include Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, Fort Myer (VA), Fort Belvoir (VA), Fort A.P. Hill (VA), Fort Hamilton (NY), and Fort Meade (MD)
    • Naval Dist: Naval District Washington; United States Navy operations in DC, headquartered on the Historic Washington Navy Yard
    • Andrews AFB: Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland
    • Bolling AFB: Bolling Air Force Base, DC
    • Langley AFB: Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; Air Combat Command and 1st Fighter Wing
  • World: World governments have a presence in DC through representatives
    • Embassies: Electronic Embassy Web; resources for the DC foreign embassy community; includes a list of foreign embassies in DC
    • OAS: Organization of American States; countries of North, Central and South America and the Caribbean working for common goals
    • UN Info Ctr: United Nations Information Centre; for the spread of current data about United Nations activities and a reference library of United Nations documentation
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