A robust statistical agency, BLS provides data on topics including wages, occupations, spending, and employment.
The Census Bureau is the foremost agency in collecting and publishing statistics on several topics including people, business, and geography.
The CDC, a unit of the Department of Health and Human Services, is a leader in public health efforts and disease control and prevention.
The Department of Education seeks to "promote educational excellence throughout the nation." The ED site provides information on several educational initiatives as well as links to Education publications, ERIC documents, and numerous teaching resources.
On its Web site, the EPA provides links to regulations, publications, and community resources.
The USDA's site covers food and nutrition, trade, laws and regulations, research and science, natural resources, and rural community development. For Mississippi, a state who relies on its agricultural production, the USDA's site provides invaluable tools and resources.
"A federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment."