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Executive Branch Resources
American Presidency Project
Messages and Papers of the Presidents (1789-1913); Public Papers of the Presidents (1929-2007); Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1977-2009); Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents (2007-2015); and various additional publications relating to the Presidency, with scattered date coverage.
Budget of the U.S. Government
(1996- ). Contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year.
Code of Federal Regulations
(1938- ). Codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. See also the List of CFR Sections Affected
, which lists proposed, new, and amended regulations published in the Federal Register since the most recent revision of the CFR. Note: Volumes for 1996- are freely available to all users via GPO.
A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1929
Contains most of the presidential papers through Hoover's Inauguaral Address of 1929.
Economic Report of the President
Annual report (1947- ) that overviews the nation's economic progress using text and extensive data appendices.
Note: 1947- are freely available to all users: 1995-present via GPO and 1947-present via FRASER
Orders signed by Presidents Roosevelt through Obama. (1937- ) Full text of orders from Presidents Clinton-Obama.
Executive Orders and Other Presidential Documents: Sources & Explanations
Identifies major sources for Presidential directives, proclamations, signing statements, executive orders, memoranda, and other documents. The site also links to many sources, such as CRS reports, that explain these documents.
(1936- ). The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
Note: volumes for 1994- are also freely available to all users via GPO.
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
(1929- ). Includes addresses & remarks, appointments & nominations, bill signings & vetoes, communications to Congress & federal agencies, executive orders, media interviews, joint statements, letters & messages, meetings with foreign leaders and international officials, proclamations, resignations & retirements, and statements by the President. Note: Volumes for 1991- are freely available to all users via GPO.
Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodies
Bibliographic listings of more than 6,000 reports and other documents from the administrations of Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama are indexed by commission/advisory body name, report title, report subject and presidential administration. Links to more than 1,200 full text reports are provided.
State of the Union Addresses
Text of each President's messages to Congress.
Links to the Executive Office of the President; executive departments; independent agencies; boards, commissions, and committees; and quasi-official agencies.
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
(1965-2009). Presidential proclamations, signing statements, speeches, communications to agencies & Congress, appointments & nominations, and materials released by the White House Press Secretary.
Note: Volumes for 1993- are freely available to all users via GPO.