Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (now known as Assistance Listings on beta.SAM.gov)
Database of federal assistance programs available to state and local governments, organizations, institutions, etc.
Background material and data on major programs within the jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars. GAO reports evaluate and analyze government programs and funding.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports (University of North Texas)
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports (Library of Congress)
CRS is the public policy research arm of Congress. This legislative branch agency works exclusively for Members of Congress, their committees and their staffs. It provides high-quality research and analysis for committees and members of Congress. These reports, studies, and issue briefs are succinct and well-researched and many are regularly updated.
Code of Federal Regulations and Illinois Administrative Code
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States. Similarly, all rules that have been permanently adopted are incorporated into the Illinois Administrative Code, the State’s body of administrative law.