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Birth Certificates

Birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates are available through the Florida office of vital statistics.


Information for businesses, especially small businesses.

Business Opportunities with the Federal Government

Information gateway, prepared by the Congressional Research Service for Members of Congress, provides guidance and online procurement procedures for doing business with the federal government.

Consumer Protection

Advice on avoiding scams and rip-offs, as well as tips on a wide variety of other consumer topics. Learn more about consumer protection.

Disaster Preparedness

Information on preparing for earthquakeshurricanes, and other disasters.

Drivers Licenses

Since Dec. 1, 2014 all individuals are required to comply with new drivers license and identification card standards because of the REAL ID Act of 2005 that passed as part of a recommendation from the 9/11 commission that the US should improve its systems for issuing identifications. For more information, contact the Broward or Palm Beach County Tax Collector's offices. The Broward County Tax Collector's office can be reached at 954-831-4000 and Palm Beach County Tax Collector's office at (561) 355-2264.

Financial Disclosures

Every Member of the U.S. House of Representatives is required to file Financial Disclosure Statements.

Government Resources

A list of government websites, offices, courts, etc. in one convenient place.

Grants and Federal Domestic Assistance

There are thousands of federal grant programs that your organization might be eligible for and I am often asked about what is available. Learn about the available resources to help eligible grant seekers find information on federal grants, loans, and financial assistance for projects, as well as on private funding.

Identity Theft

Information on how to protect your identity from being stolen.

Federal Job Postings

Resources for Florida residents who are seeking employment.

Military Personnel

Information and resources for Military Personnel.

Missing Children

Please help us find these Florida missing children.

Palm Beach County 2-1-1 Helpline

A crisis intervention, information and referral to community services helpline that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Information and resources for parents.

Preventing Tax ID Fraud

Tips you can use to help avoid and combat prevent tax identity fraud.


Information and resources for students, Kindergarten through College.

Student Financial Aid

Learn about the process of locating and applying for financial aid.

Surplus Books Program

At all times the Library of Congress has thousands of books available for donation to eligible groups. These surplus books are not needed for the Library’s own use, and so members of Congress may donate them to schools, libraries, community centers and other such organizations in their district. 

Eligible organizations and institutions must be located in the United States and fall into one of the following categories:

Full-time, tax-supported or nonprofit educational institution: school, school system, college, university, museum, or public library.
Agency of local, state, or federal government.
Nonprofit institution or organization that has tax-exempt status under the provisions of section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (see 41 CFR 101-44.207 (a)(17)) and that operates a library and/or research center open to the public.



Taxes and IRS

Resources for taxpayers from


Unclaimed Property

Florida is holding huge amounts of unclaimed property. Is some of it yours? Common forms of unclaimed property include savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends or payroll checks, refunds, traveler’s checks, trust distributions, insurance payments or refunds and life insurance policies, annuities, certificates of deposit, customer overpayments, utility security deposits, mineral royalty payments, and contents of safe deposit boxes.