|How The U.S. Government is Organized
3 Branches of U.S. Government
You can send an e-mail to your elected officials using the websites for theU.S. House of Representatives or theU.S. Senate . If you don’t know how to find the website of your Representative or Senator, here’s how to find it:
1. Identify Your Representatives in the U.S. Congress
2. Visit Your Representative’s Website
3. Type Your Message
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Voting in California
Voter Bill of Rights
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California Roster 2014
The Political Reform Division, Secretary of State, is located at: 1500 – 11th Street, Room 495, Sacramento, CA 95814, phone (916) 653-6224. For more detailed information on directions or office hours, visit our Contact Information Page
The Political Reform Audit Program of the California Franchise Tax Boardconducts audits of selected state and local candidates and campaign committees. The Audit Program also conducts audits of selected lobbying firms and lobbyist employers registered with the Secretary of State.
Find out how to get your business started here in Stanislaus County.
Starting a Business: Starting your own Company? Research the licenses and permits you need to get your business up and running in Stanislaus County.
Doing Business with the County: What to know about doing business with Stanislaus County.
Permits, Licenses, & Taxes: Find out about building or development permits, liquor licenses, and property taxes here.
Business Records, Registrations & Certifications: Register your business, and get information on certification requirements.
|Property Tax Division
New Business Licenses are handled by the Property Taxes division of the Treasurer Tax Collector Department, located at 1010 10th St., 2nd floor, Modesto, CA 95354.
You may contact us at (209) 525-6388 for any questions regarding new business licenses. Business License Applications and instructions (requirements) are available on the internet.
|County Recorder Search
This site allows you to research the Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder’s Office Indexes for Official Records and Fictitious Business Name Statements. You may also order copies of Official Records.
|Title: Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors
The County is divided into five Supervisorial Districts and each Supervisor is elected by the constituents within the district. The Board of Supervisors has both legislative and administrative duties and responsibilities. Click here to learn more.
|Business & Economic Development
The primary focus of the Business Development Program is creating new jobs. This Program works to attract out-of-area businesses to Modesto. In addition, the Program encourages expansion of local businesses in Modesto.
Visit the Economic Development Website
By addressing local business concerns and needs the Division keeps local businesses in Modesto and encourages business expansion.
•Business Park Development
Economic Incentives – Enterprise Zone, Deferral Program, and Economic Incentive Program
Local Resources – links to local agencies and organizations that provide workforce development and job training services
State Resources – links to state agencies and organizations that provide valuable information for locating or expanding a business in California
New Business – Contact and resource information to assist in starting a business in Modesto.
Business Listings – a list of new business and established businesses in Modesto
Commercial Real Estate – link to LoopNet.com which provides commercial real estate broker information
Small Business Loans – Information on business loan assistance
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- Find your legislator, contact information, biographies and committee assignments.
- See a list showing who’s on Assembly and Senate committees.