Council of State Governments Home Page
- "The Council of State Governments is our nation's
only organization serving all three branches of state
government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the
exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials
shape public policy. This offers unparalleled regional,
national and international opportunities to network,
develop leaders, collaborate and create problem-solving
Conference of State Legislatures
- "The National Conference of State Legislatures is a
bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and
staffs of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and
- Census of
Federal, State, and Local Government
- "Information from the Census of Governments (Federal,
State, and Local) focused on government organization,
public employment, and government finances."
- U.S. Government resources for state and local
and Local Governments: Library of Congress Resource
- Guide to every state and to state and local
government information in general.
- Lexis/Nexis Information and Intelligence on the 50
States & Congress
- National Association
- NACo is the only national organization
representing county government. Driven by a
strong membership, NACo's Board of Directors
represents counties across America.
Census: State and Local Government Finances
- Statistics on revenue, expenditure, debt, and assets
(cash and security holdings) for governments. There are
statistics for the 50 state areas and the District of
Columbia, as well as a national summary.
- Governing: The
Magazine of States and Localities
- Purports to "connect America's leaders" in
and Referendum Institute
- Comprehensive source of information on initiatives
and referenda in American states.
- Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of
the Pew Center on all 50 States. Since 1999, it has
reported and analyzed trends in state policy.