Keeping up to date...
The chancellor does a weekly podcast in which she addresses the highlights and points of concern.
Homepage to the German government. It includes a lot of current political news which directly involves the government. (English)
The latest press releases from the German government.
A lot of the news on this website is somewhat boastful, but not in a negative way, as it includes many recent developments in Germany, which could be useful for projects. Its also packed with information for visitors to Germany about culture, society, sports, etc...
Facts, figures and pictures on just about anything you want to know about Germany.
It also shows whether the bodies are elected of appointed.