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Law and Government


  • Code of Iowa  Includes the current code, with archived versions dating back to 1995, from the state Legislative Service Bureau.
  •  The U.S. Government's official Web portal providing links to government information at all levels of government by topic and by organization.
  • Iowa General Assembly  Iowa law, legislators, lobbyists, legislative bills, agencies, and activities, and useful publications.
  • Iowa Publications Online  Electronic depository for documents produced by Iowa State Agencies and intended for use by the general public.
  • Lawyers, Attorneys, and Legal Information  Find a local lawyer and free legal information at findlaw, an award-winning website.
  •  Online legal document preparation services for estate planning, trademarks, wills, corporations and others.
  • The following legislative websites may be helpful when reaching out and making contacts, and contain information for answering questions.  
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service Iowa Office  Source for up-to-date statistics on Iowa farm production and prices.
  • Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights  Iowa Patents and Trademark Depository Library Web site providing resources for inventors and entrepreneurs and a link to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to perform searches.
  • State and Local Government on the Net  Frequently updated directory of official state, county, and city government Web Sites.  Also provides links to national organizations, multi-state sites, etc.
  • State Data Center of Iowa  Source for population, housing, business, and government statistics about Iowa.
  • State of Iowa  State's officaial web portal providing links to Iowa state agencies, Iowa county government sites, and Iowa cities with Web sites.  Also includes links to information on Iowa tourism, business, education, employment, etc.
  • United States House of Representatives  Legislative Resources, Branch Agencies, Visiting Washington D.C., Offices, and other Resources
  • United States Senate

See Government in 'Do Research'.

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