Among the many useful websites from U. S. government agencies there are several that seem particularly relevant to the current economic situation in the United States:
Provides a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. It is published eight times a year.
Dedicated to helping find and report suspected cases of financial fraud.
Provides a state-by-state listing of where federal tax dollars are spent and what they are spent for. Vermont ranks 51st among the states for 2009.