Government Services to the Public


As Hurricane Irene threatens the East Coast, FEMA has introduced a new mobile app to get information about how to prepare for and recover from hurricanes and other disasters.

Administrator Craig Fugate, who’s been quite busy this week, demonstrates the new app in a video on the FEMA blog. The tool allows users to: Keep reading →


The Department of Energy has completed an overhaul of its web site that offers consumers and businesses better access to money- and energy-saving information and resources and department officials.

The redesign makes Energy.gov a cutting-edge, interactive information platform that will save taxpayers more than $10 million annually, according to a department statement released today. Keep reading →

Pamela Wright, the chief Digital Access Strategist at the National Archives and Records Administration, says every agency can create a digital archive that is easily accessible to the public.

The payoff is enormous: “As we continue to work toward increasing access to NARA’s records online, our goal is to delight online users with a rich website that is easy to use,” Wright said. Keep reading →