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Your roadmap to the nation’s capital: Washington Information Directory 2015–2016

July 29, 2015

Washington, DC. Because it’s filled with so many different governmental and nongovernmental agencies, offices, and officials, Washington, D.C., feels like a foreign land to many Americans. How do they find the right contact at the right organization? Where do they find specifics about equal employment opportunities, finance and investments, housing, immigration, terrorism, internships, or consumer product and food safety? Washington Information Directory 2015–2016 from CQ Press Reference is the perfect place to turn. 

With more than 10,000 listings, the 2015–2016 edition of Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. It features three easy ways to find information—by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes—and provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the contact information for

  • Federal departments and agencies
  • Congressional members, committees, and organizations
  • Nongovernmental and international organizations
  • Courts and judiciary organizations
  • Governors and other state officials
  • U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats 

And new to the 2015–2016 edition, researchers will find the following information that was not included in previous editions:

  • More than 150 additional federal and nongovernmental organizations
  • Contacts for nearly 200 House and Senate caucuses

Washington Information Directory 2015–2016 provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available, including most contacts’ direct phone numbers and email addresses, instead of just general agency contact information. It also includes reference boxes, organization charts, and other helpful extras. Because it can be used to locate groups and organizations or a U.S. representative or senator, find an official at a national or international organization, research internships and other opportunities to get involved in local or national politics, and much more, this directory belongs on the reference shelves of all public and academic libraries. 


CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE, is a leading publisher of books, reference content, periodicals, and digital products on American government, public policy, and international affairs. Known for its objectivity and breadth and depth of coverage, CQ Press consistently ranks among the top academic and professional publishers for its high-quality content and scholarship. CQ Press was founded with the mission of promoting democracy through education and joined the SAGE family in 2008.

Washington Information Directory 2015-2016

August 2015                              1024 Pages

ISBN: 978-1-4833-8057-5           Cloth $205.00

eISBN: 978-1-4833-8055-1

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