Q. What is Bloomberg Government?
A. Bloomberg Government is an online customized resource for professionals who need to understand the business implications of government actions so they can work quickly, decisively and effectively. Below are some examples of its use:
Congressional Users – Congressional staffers are inundated with information on a daily basis. Whether it’s news, data or the latest reports, the amount of information required for preparation continues to grow while meetings, hearings and responsibilities persist. Bloomberg Government aggregates information from thousands of sources and delivers the information needed quickly and easily – saving time and energy.
Lobbyists & Government Relations Professionals – Today, lobbyists and government relations professionals face greater challenges than ever. Federal regulatory compliance issues, legislative developments and appropriations consume most of the day. Developments that can make, or break, clients’ businesses arise with lightening speed. These issues make keeping up with breaking news, analysis, legislation and regulations even more important. Bloomberg Government pulls together all of these critical elements of government relations effortlessly.
Business Development Users – Growing a business is a complex process which requires identifying strategic business opportunities before the competition. Bloomberg Government is a trusted source that compiles and organizes all the available and necessary news, data, insights and analysis – delivering it the way you want it and in real-time. Customized contract and grant searches help identify new business opportunities, and company profiles locate perfect business partners. Bloomberg Government provides real-time, accurate information and data to grow your business like never before.
Q. Who can I contact to arrange for a demo?
A. Call our customer service line at 202-654-4399 or, 877-498-3587, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM EST, Monday through Friday or e-mail us at, firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a demo
Q. When will you release the final version of your product?
A. Bloomberg Government is committed to continually evolving our service based upon continual customer feedback so in essence it will never be complete or final. The Bloomberg Terminal was launched more than 30 years ago with a handful of functions focused on bond prices and now has literally tens of thousands of functions relating to a wide range of finance, news, analytics, communications and incredible charts that allow users to put knowledge into action.
BGOV is excited to take the same aggressive and constantly evolving approach to development as our parent organization. We launched in January 2011 and we release new functionality and feature enhancements every two weeks, including new content, news sources, data, and analytical tools.
Bloomberg has always had a unique flat fee approach to pricing which ensures that customers are not charged any additional fees for new functionality or datasets, every user receives access to everything on the site.
Q. Where is Bloomberg Government located?
A. Our main offices are located in downtown Washington, DC. Our news room and broadcast studios overlook the White House and the United States Treasury. Additionally, we have team members located throughout the country. We are also connected to the international resources of Bloomberg News worldwide, whose news offices virtually circle the globe.
Q. What industries do you cover?
A. Today our primary areas of focus are Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Finance, Health Care, Technology & Telecom and Transportation, with a cross functional focus on Labor, Tax, and Trade. In addition, BGOV offers clients access to Bloomberg News content from 146 bureaus and staff across the globe.
BGOV also provides data, analysis and insights across all other industries by leveraging Bloomberg’s global resources.
Q. Where can I get information about career opportunities at Bloomberg Government?
A. We are always interested in meeting people that want to learn more about careers with Bloomberg, please visit current opportunities at http://about.bgov.com/careers/
Q. Where do you get your information?
A. Bloomberg Government has a staff comprised of strategists, product developers, data experts, reporters, analysts, economists and industry experts that produce content and collect data. There is also a variety of partnerships with public and private organizations that complement and supplement our offerings.
Here’s a list of just some of our thousands of qualified sources which are aggregated and cleanly presented within BGOV to provide one source that does it all:
- Bloomberg Terminal
- Company filings
- Economic Releases
- US Government Agency websites
- Various official state websites, election boards, Secretary of State, etc.
- Federal Election Commission
- Senate Office of Public Records
- Government Printing Office
- Office of Public Records
- Fed Biz Ops
- U.S. Census Bureau
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Social Security Administration
- Federal Assistance Award Data Service
- FAADS Plus
- Federal Procurement Data Systems
- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
- Central Contractor Registry
Q. Who do I contact regarding City services for New York City?
A. Please call 212-639-9675 to reach city services for New York City and it’s boroughs, if you are in the 212 area code you may also dial 311 to reach the New York City government.
Q. How large is your staff?
A. There are more than 260 staff members currently devoted specifically to Bloomberg Government, in addition to more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries around the globe.
Q. Press contacts?
A. Please direct all press inquiries to Meredith Balenske, email@example.com.
- What is Bloomberg Government?
- Who can I contact to arrange for a demo?
- When will you release the final version of your product?
- Where is Bloomberg Government located?
- What industries do you cover?
- Where can I get information about career opportunities at Bloomberg Government?
- Where do you get your information?
- Who do I contact regarding City services for New York City?
- How large is your staff?
- Press contacts?