ProgrammableWeb API Category: Government

Recent Government Articles/View all
Most Popular Government APIs (10) /View all
All Government APIs (591)/View all
Name Description Category Date
Local Government Association
The Local Government Association API is a tool that allows users to view and download open data about local areas (such as demographic details and performance data). The LGA API can help developers... Government 07.17.2015
U.S. Department of Labor Quarry
The U.S. Department of Labor Quarry API allows developers to access data from the Department of Labor (DOL). This includes the OSHA datasets, which offer details on approximately 90,000 inspections... Jobs 07.09.2015
The U.S. General Services Administration provides the GSA SAM API, a RESTful GET API that provides developers the ability to search and retrieve public information about the businesses or individuals... Government 07.08.2015
US Census Bureau City
The US Census Bureau City REST API allows developers to access and integrate city demographic information from the US Census with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving... Cities 05.15.2015
Sunlight Docket Wrench
Use the Docket Wrench API by the Sunlight Foundation to investigate the rulemaking process of federal agencies. Leveraging text analysis and clustering tools, Docket Wrench uses metadata from... Government 05.07.2015
Mashups (166)/View all
Name Description Category Date
Politics in Korea
Politics in Korea lists all politicians and bills in South Korea. It currently contains over 14,000 candidates and elected officials of the National Assembly Election. Government 06.27.2014
SOPA and PIPA Standings
Provides information on where Congress members stand for SOPA and PIPA. The mashup accounts for two factors: whether the congress member sponsors the bill and their past voting history on the bill... Politics 04.25.2014
Bill's In The News combines political results with financial contributions to show how capital contributions affect voting. This specific mashup allows users to track financial contributions that might... Politics 04.25.2014
Influence Tracker launched the Influence Tracker widget to provide voters with financial information that influences political candidates. For example, by entering a senators name Influence Tracker will... Politics 04.25.2014
SOPA and PIPA Standings
Provides information on where Congress members stand for SOPA and PIPA. The mashup accounts for two factors: whether the congress member sponsors the bill and their past voting history on the bill... Government 04.22.2014
Developers (170)
Followers (3)
Name Description Category Date
U.S. Trademark Status and Document Retrieval
The Trademark Status and Document Retrieval API is a service of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The API allows 3rd party applications to query data and documents related to trademarks... Government 12.26.2013
NOAA Severe Weather Data Inventory
The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is a service of NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The NCDC is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public... Weather 12.26.2013
National Priorities Project is a national non-partisan research organization that aims to make the federal budget information transparent and accessible so people can prioritize and influence how... Government 12.22.2013
UNDP Human Development Data
The United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP's) Human Development Reports focus on metrics such as information access, good nutrition and health services, job security, safety from... Government 12.21.2013
NWCC Air-Water Database
The NWCC (National Water and Climate Center) is a US government organization created to develop information and technology resources on snow, water, climate, and hydrology. The NWCC provides the Air-... Science 12.10.2013
FedBrain is a an economic data aggregator. The FedBrain data is acquired from public domain sources, such as the CIA, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and the U.S. Federal Reserve Banks. The... Financial 12.10.2013
Park Shark
The Park Shark City Platform is a set of free tools from Dutch developers Glimworm, designed to provide citizens with open access to their city’s parking data. The Park Shark API allows developers... Tools 11.28.2013
UNdata provides users with easy access to the UN's statistical databases. This data covers a wide array of topics, including agriculture, education, employment, crime, health, population,... Government 11.24.2013
OpenSpending is a project that seeks to track all public government and corporate financial transactions made around the world. To do so, it collects budgetary data, transactional data, public... Financial 11.12.2013 provides information on U.S. foreign aid through the Foreign Assistance Dashboard, a joint initiative of the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International... Government 11.11.2013
Vicmap is a map that contains official spatial data on the State of Victoria, Australia. It forms the foundation of the state's geographic information systems and includes data such as addresses... Mapping 11.02.2013
GENESIS-Online is a database provided by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Destatis). It provides web-based access to GENESIS, which contains statistical information on traffic, taxes,... Reference 10.25.2013
Meteogalica MeteoSIX
MeteoGalicia is the regional meteorological agency for Galicia, Spain. MeteoGalicia provides operative weather forecasts, numerical weather forecasts, meteorological visualization and climatology.... Weather 10.25.2013
National Crime Victimization Survey
The Bureau of Justice Statistics is dedicated to collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on crime, victims of crime, criminal offenders, and the operation of the criminal justice systems... Government 10.18.2013
Consumer Complaint Database
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) works to make markets for financial products and services work for Americans through education, enforcement, and study. The CFPB’s Consumer Complaint... Government 10.18.2013
Statistical Me
Statistical Me, born out of GovHack Perth 2013, is a web service exposing census data from the Australia Bureau of Statistics. The site’s front end allows users to explore the data through a... Government 10.17.2013
Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce dedicated to promoting a better understanding of the national economy by providing value-added economic accounts... Government 10.17.2013
Iowa Sex Offender Registry
Iowa makes its Sex Offender Registry available online so that members of the public can better protect themselves from sex offenders. Users can search the registry for offenders by name, gender, city... Government 10.15.2013
NationBuilder Election Center
NationBuilder is an open platform for users to create online communities centered around issues relevant to them. Users can create community organization websites, access a people database, and use... Government 10.15.2013
NationBuilder is an open platform for users to create online communities centered around issues relevant to them. Users can create community organization websites, access a people database, and use... Social 10.15.2013
Henrico County Public Crime Data Access
Henrico County, located in the state of Virginia, provides public online access to its local crime data using two web services. The ICR (Incident Crime Report) service can be used to search for past... Government 10.09.2013
Threat Stream
Threat Stream is a SaaS Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform designed for enterprise and government security operations. Threat Stream delivers a real-time stream of actionable intelligence. The Threat... Security 10.07.2013
DemocracyMap provides a simple interface that helps citizens and journalists discover the civic entities and governing bodies for a given location. The DemocracyMap API provides contact details and... Government 10.04.2013
Code for America NAICS
Code for America is a non-partisan organization dedicated to helping government agencies use the internet to promote openness, efficiency, and citizen participation. The NAICS (North American... Government 10.03.2013
Checkbook NYC
New York City provides programmatic access and feeds to the financial data that flows through The Office of the Comptroller. The Checkbook NYC API allows users to make REST calls to return a maximum... Government 09.04.2013 Mobile App Gallery's Mobile App Gallery API provides developers with programmatic access to information on government agencies' mobile applications in both English and Spanish. This information comes... Government 09.01.2013 Federal Agency Directory provides the RESTful Federal Agency Directory API, which gives developers access to a directory of federal agencies in both English and Spanish. The information provided through this API has... Government 09.01.2013
BusinessUSA Keyword Search
BusinessUSA Keyword Search API provides keyword search access to database entries. This API allows the user to perform multiple content search within a specific subject. The... Government 09.01.2013
USAJOBS, under the umbrella of the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM), is the Government’s official program for Federal jobs and employment information. OPM maintains the USAJOBS... Jobs 08.30.2013
U.S. Office of Personnel Management Government Operating Status
The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) works over several broad categories to recruit, retain, and honor America’s workforce. OPM maintains an API that accesses federal government... Government 08.29.2013
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) provides the MyTSA API which allows users to integrate several features into third-party applications. These features include TSA security checkpoint... Government 08.29.2013
Engage is an open government data resource for researchers and citizens across Europe. The ENGAGE platform can be used to submit, acquire and search public sector datasets from all the countries of... Reference 08.26.2013
Bureau of Labor Statistics Public Data
Bureau of Labor Statistics Public Data is an API that offers access employment information investigated by the U.S. government. Services include job search features, economic releases, and student... Government 08.19.2013
MyIGA Hypermedia
The Indiana General Assembly (IGA) is the law-enacting branch of the Indiana state government. It provides the MyIGA Hypermedia API, which is a service for retrieving information related to the IGA... Government 08.19.2013
GSA Per Diem
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) provides the Per Diem API, which allows users to retrieve the reimbursement rates for hotel and meal expenses for federal travelers. The rates are set... Government 08.19.2013
SBA Content Share
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) assists U.S. small businesses with contracts, loans, loan guarantees, counseling sessions and other services. The agency aims to preserve competitive... Database 08.06.2013
Washington State Department of Transportation
The Washington State Department of Transportation uses an API to provide developer access to their traveler information data. The API, accessible through RESTfull HTTP calls or through a SOAP service... Transportation 08.03.2013
LaunchPad Recruits
LaunchPad Recruits is an online video interview service that allows you screen job candidates more effectively than by a resume or curriculum vitae alone. Video interviews can be an alternative to... Video 07.31.2013
OpenDataCommunities is the platform for the UK Department for Communities and Local Government's official Linked Open Data. Statistics are made available across many categories including Local... Government 07.18.2013
The Health Insurance Marketplace at provides information on health care and health insurance options in the United States. Starting October 1, 2013, users will be able to fill out... Medical 07.16.2013
New York State Police IEPD
The New York State Police (NYSP) has published a collection of Information Exchange Package Documentations (IEPDs) that can be used by authorized agencies to build web service message exchanges.... Government 07.13.2013
UK Police is a site providing open data about crime and policing in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Users can download the data in CSV format as well as access it via the API. The API... Government 07.09.2013
Exective Orders
Part of the United State's Interactive Platform, the executive orders API allows programmatic access to data from executive orders signed signed by presidents of the United States... Government 07.01.2013
Bizowie is a cloud-solutions technology company. Bizowie offers cloud-based software-as-a-service platforms for enterprise, companies, governments, and more. The Bizowie API allows developers to... Enterprise 06.22.2013
Broadband USA
The BTOP (Broadband Technology Opportunities Program) works on expanding broadband access across America. The BTOP API provides access to information on places that have been awarded PCC (Public... Government 06.19.2013
USDA Economic Research Service
The Economic Research Service (ERS) is a branch of the USDA dedicated to informing and enhancing decision making on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural... Government 06.15.2013
White House Policy Snapshots
Policy Snapshots is a feature spotlighting President Obama’s policies. Each spotlight focuses on a particular subject and is composed of two sections: Progress, which gives a quick... Government 06.15.2013
City of Helsinki Service Map
The City of Helsinki Service Map provides an overview of groups capable of providing useful information and services to people in Helsinki, along with data on the connections between those groups.... Government 06.13.2013
City of Helsinki Open Ahjo
Open Ahjo is a service for accessing decision-making materials for the City of Helsinki. The service focuses on materials related to political decision-makers such as committees, the city board, and... Government 06.13.2013
Open Knesset User Voting API
Open Knesset is an open source project developed by a community of volunteers and born out of the Public Knowledge Workshop, a non-profit Israeli organization aiming to make government information... Government 06.11.2013
GovData is an unofficial search service that aggregates and process publicly available information on Swedish Government tax expenditures. Current functionality includes the ability to search for... Government 06.10.2013 is an unofficial web service using the Canadian Government’s datasets to make parliamentary data more accessible. is accessed through a free RESTful API... Government 06.10.2013
City of Helsinki Issue Reporting
The City of Helsinki in Finland provides the Issue Reporting API to let people send service requests to the city government regarding things like broken street signs and potholes. These issues are... Government 06.10.2013
The BundesTagger is an unofficial open government website exposing the plenary proceedings of the Bundestag, Germany’s national parliament. The BundesTagger API provides developer access to... Government 06.08.2013
Finnish Parliament Votings
The Finnish Parliament Votings API is an unofficial web service providing developer access to the voting results of the Finnish Parliament. The RESTful API returns XML formatted responses. Supported... Government 06.08.2013
NSW State Records
NSW State Records is the New South Wales Government’s archives and records management authority. With over one million entries, it is also NSW’s largest dataset. The NSW State Records API... Government 06.04.2013
U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian Ebook Catalog
The U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian Ebook Catalog contains all ebooks from the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the official historical record of significant foreign... Government 06.03.2013
Chicago Police Department CLEARpath
The CLEARpath website is provided by the Chicago Police Department to help community members learn more about their districts and local events as well as how to protect themselves against crime. It... Government 05.25.2013
Idescat International Days
The Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) is an organization that produces official Catalan economy, demography, and society statistics. Idescat exposes some of its data via a collection of... Events 05.23.2013
Idescat Onomastics API
The Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) is an organization that produces official Catalan economy, demography, and society statistics. Idescat exposes some of its data via a collection of... Government 05.23.2013
Idescat Embed
The Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) is an organization that produces official Catalan economy, demography, and society statistics. Idescat exposes some of its data via a collection of... Government 05.23.2013
Restricted Party Screening
Restricted Party Screening is a compliance web tool that consolidates international interdiction lists to ensure that customer transactions do not violate regional, unilateral, or multilateral... Enterprise 05.23.2013
USCG MARPOL Certificates of Adequacy
MARPOL Certificates of Adequacy (COAs) signify that the facilities possessing those certificates adhere to the requirements of international protocols and conventions regarding maritime pollution.... Government 05.16.2013
USCG Port State Information Exchange
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Port State Information Exchange (PSIX) is an information system containing vessel-specific information on U.S. flag vessels, foreign flag vessels operating in U.S. waters... Government 05.16.2013
USDA National Farmers Market Directory
The USDA National Farmers Market Directory provides the public with self-reported information on U.S. farmers markets. This includes the locations, travel directions, operating times, product... Food 05.15.2013
Fed {API}
The FED {API} collects, correlates, and cataloges information from government sites and agencies to provide relevant data to users. The site source data from open government agencies, and refines it... Government 05.09.2013
CIR VA Backlog
The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is one of the oldest nonprofit investigative reporting organizations in the United States. The VA Backlog API can be used to create VA backlog data-driven... Government 05.08.2013
Sunlight Foundation Open States
The Sunlight Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit group that uses technology to make the U.S. government more transparent and accountable. Open States provides public access to information on... Government 05.07.2013
Sunlight Foundation Influence Explorer
The Sunlight Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit group that uses technology to make the U.S. government more transparent and accountable. Influence Explorer provides site visitors with... Government 05.07.2013
Sunlight Foundation Capitol Words
The Sunlight Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit group that uses technology to make the U.S. government more transparent and accountable. Capitol Words is a tool for determining the frequency... Government 05.07.2013
We the People
We the People is a platform on the White House website that allows users to create and sign petitions on any number of issues. Petitions that recieve more that 150 signatures get reviewed by the... Government 05.03.2013
WePow is a video interviewing platform. WePow offers video interviewing tools and platform for companies to interview job candidates over video. The WePow API allows developers to access and... Video 04.15.2013
Open New York Child Care Regulated Programs
Open New York collects and exposes local, state, and federal data. The site hosts a catalogue of datasets organized by location or subject area. The Open New York Child Care Regulated Programs API... Government 04.12.2013
Open New York Recommended Fishing Rivers and Streams
Open New York collects and exposes local, state, and federal data. The site hosts a catalogue of datasets organized by location or subject area. The Open New York Recommended Fishing Rivers and... Sports 04.12.2013
USASearch Jobs
DigitalGov Search (formerly USASearch) is a service provided by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). It hosts the Jobs API, which allows users to access a list of current job openings with... Jobs 03.26.2013
Black Book Online
Black Book Online is a public record search site featuring over 25,000 current and verified links to free U.S. public records. Black Book Online provides an API that can be used to add property,... Government 03.24.2013
Municipal DataWorks
Municipal DataWorks (MDW) is an asset management solution designed to assist municipalities in maintaining and managing their tangible capital assets. MDW stores data on the attributes and condition... Government 03.15.2013
City of Tempe Local Weather
The City of Tempe, located in Arizona, provides site visitors with a Local Weather service. The station that gathers the data is located at the west end of Tempe Town Lake, and the weather data is... Weather 03.13.2013
NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is an organization under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Its mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce economic costs... Transportation 03.06.2013
Newseum NewsMania
The Newseum is a museum in Washington DC that offers visitors five centuries of news history with cutting-edge technology and hands-on exhibits. NewsMania is a news trivia game offered through the... Games 02.25.2013
CitizenSpace is an international consultation management service developed in collaboration with the UK Government. The API allows users to link consultation records with other sites and management... Project Management 02.17.2013
City of Palo Alto
City of Palo Alto in California has open city data available to the public. The City of Palo Alto API allows developers to access and integrate this open data with other applications and to create... Government 02.12.2013
State Decoded
State Decoded is an online platform that displays and interprets codes, laws, legislation, and court decisions by state to make them more understandable. The State Decoded API allows developers to... Government 02.12.2013
Oklahoma Compulsory Insurance Verification System
The service provides online verification of a driver's automobile insurance coverage, as mandated by Oklahoma state law. Any privately owned vehicle registered in the state is subject to... Government 02.12.2013
GlobalTeach LMS
The service provides learning management system (LMS) functions for e-learning courses and online instructional components. It helps with creation, updating, and accessing educational content for use... Education 02.11.2013
GeoNB Coordinate Transformation Service
Service New Brunswick (SNB) is the online services portal for the Canadian province of New Brunswick. It offers a number of tools, including the GeoNB Coordinate Transformation Service (CTS). GeoNB... Mapping 02.04.2013
New York Federal Reserve SOMA Holdings
The service reports on holdings and purchases of U.S. Treasury securities by the New York Federal Reserve Bank as part of its role in implementing U.S. currency supply policy. It provides data... Financial 02.04.2013
OpenGov NSW
OpenGov NSW is a repository for data, publications, and records of the New South Wales government. Users can search for publications and records on the website. The OpenGov NSW API allows developers... Government 01.29.2013
The service from the Canadian province of New Brunswick provides geographic information about its location and surroundings on the eastern coast of the country. It consolidates geographic information... Mapping 01.21.2013
Research Data Australia
The service provides a single, comprehensive point of access for research conducted or sponsored by the Australian government or its agencies. The national government has established an Australian... Search 01.18.2013
USDA Soil Data Access
The service from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides data from soil surveys to support agricultural planning and geographic information about farming activities. Data provide geolocation and... Government 01.17.2013
The service from the U.S. Department of Labor provides authoritative information about occupational descriptions and projected employment demand across the nation's economy. It offers the U.S.... Government 01.17.2013
Denmark Central Business Register (CVR)
The Central Business Register (CVR) contains primary data on all businesses in Denmark, both public and private. The CVR API allows users to access this information programmatically using SOAP calls... Government 01.13.2013
Georgia Revenue Service WayBill
The Georgia Revenue Service is a part of the Ministry of Finance that supports businesses in Georgia and manages the tax system. The Revenue Service also provides the WayBill API, which enables users... Government 01.13.2013
Texas Franchise Tax
The service provides of online submission of reports and payments of franchise taxes due to the state government of Texas. It employs a data schema used by the MeF XML e-file service of the U.S.... Government 01.11.2013
MapAlerter is a free service that enables people living in Ireland to receive important service alerts from their local COuncil via text, email, landline, and social media. New users supply their... Messaging 01.08.2013
USGS Contour Service
The USGS Contour Web Service creates a vector shapefile of contours for the desired area, which the user inputs in terms of latitude and longitude. If desired, the user may also choose the contour... Mapping 01.05.2013
Turkish National Police AKBS
AKBS is a Law and Order ID Notification System for hotels, motels, dormitories, etc. Any sort of temporary accommodations where people might stay on a per-night basis is reported as part of the... Government 01.05.2013
USFWS Geospatial Service
The service from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides geospatial data about U.S. wildlife habitats, including fisheries. It supports integration of data about animal populations and habitats... Mapping 01.02.2013
DOE Green Energy
The service from the U.S. Department of Energy provides search access to a collection of resources about energy use and conservation. It retrieves listings for a managed collection of resources... Search 01.02.2013
Name Description Category Date
Crime in Denver Colorado
These data come from Denver Police Department reports on crimes and are updated a few times per week. They do not include every crime reported to police or incidents to which police respond that do... Mapping 11.09.2013
DC Shot Spotter
The District’s ShotSpotter has detected 39,000 outdoor gunshot incidents in the past eight years. Sensors cover about a third of the city and are concentrated where gun crime is highest. It allows... Mapping 11.06.2013
OSCity (Open Source City) brings the Dutch spatial planning together with the newest information technology. By directly searching, visualizing and combining spatial data everybody is invited - from... Mapping 10.13.2013
Democrat or Republican
Guess if congress members are democrats or republicans based on photos. Photos 07.19.2013
DocuSign Lobby App
The Lobby Sign In Management Application is a product built by DocuSign that helps customers and partners bring their lobbies into the 21st Century. The Lobby Sign In Application helps manage who is... Government 01.18.2013
Cicero Live
Mashup using Azavea's Cicero API and ESRI's ArcGIS JavaScript API to view districts and view information about elected officials. Government 11.13.2012 2012 Voters Guide
"Find biographical information about candidates, read reporters' coverage of key races, browse campaign finance data and review the accuracy of" candidates'... Government 11.13.2012
Louisville Metro Crime Reports
Most recent crime data from LMPD. Crime 10.16.2012
Predict and Share the outcome of 2012 US Presidential Elections Government 09.05.2012
HuffPost Politics Election Dashboard
Maps and electoral vote counts for the 2012 elections. Government 07.06.2012
Name Description Category Date
Socrata Open Data Java SDK soda-android-sdk
This SDK is for access to the Socrata Open Data API for Android developers working in Java. Socrata Open Data API (SODA) provides access to a wide variety of social data. Add the SODA client to your... Government 03.11.2015
Socrata Open Data Objective-C SDK soda-ios-sdk
Use this Objective-C SDK to develop the Socrata Open Data API (SODA) for iOS. SODA provides access to a variety of social data. This SDK can be added as a CocoaPods dependency, static library, or by... Government 03.11.2015
Google Civic Information Java Library
The Google Civic Information Java Library allows developers to integrate the Google Civic Information API's functions into their Java applications. Developers can add the library to their Maven... Government 03.10.2015
GSA Auctions Ruby Gem
This library is the official Ruby gem that enables Ruby applications to interface with GSA Auctions, a government site that auctions out Federal personal property assets. The GSA Auction API can be... Auctions 12.02.2014
GovTrack Node.js Library govtrack-node
The GovTrack Node.js Library is a Node.js wrapper for the GovTrack data API, providing developers access to information for integrating their applications in Node.js. With this Library, developers... Government 11.24.2014
Python Code for Capitol Words API
Python library for interacting with Capitol Words API. Capitol Words provides access to the most commonly used words in Congressional Record each day. Government 02.03.2009
Python Library for Sunlight Labs API
Python library for interacting with the Sunlight Labs API. The Sunlight Labs API provides basic legislator information, district lookups, and experimental information on lobbyists. Application Development 02.03.2009

No How-to/Source-code