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Library research guide with links to starting points for research related to state, county, and municipal governments. Also includes a section on print and microform resources for historical research on the states.
A compilation of links to state Blue Books (almanacs or other compilations of statistics and information) and encyclopedias. Because not all states have a Blue Book or encyclopedia freely available online, "efforts have been made to direct users to resources that contain at least some of the information."
The Center on the American Governor, an initiative of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, seeks to promote research and discussion on the role of the governor in the United States. The Center is building an extensive virtual archive on topics and issues relating to the office of the governor across the country, as well as the administrations of selected governors in New Jersey and other states.
Includes brief biographies and contact information for all current U.S. governors and governors' spouses. Also provides advanced search features and information on governors of the past. From the National Governors Association.
Part of LLSDC's Legislative Source Book, the site provides direct links (when available) to each state's legislature, state statutory code, and state administrative or regulatory code. Also provides telephone numbers (when available) to each state government operator, legislative assembly, legislative reference center, and state law library.
A comprehensive database of documents related to taxation in the United States. The full text of federal tax law, Internal Revenue Service publications, and numerous interpretive tax guides are available online. Tax reporters for all fifty states are included, as well as current state and federal tax news. The database is fully searchable for free text or individual citations.
Provides information on selected opinions of those judges of the Federal Courts who elect to make information available on this site. Although not comprehensive, the database includes District and Bankruptcy Courts from multiple states.
A collaborative repository of millions of books, government publications, dissertations, journals, and other published and unpublished materials. Titles published prior to 1923 and those that are open access or Creative Commons-licensed are available full-text. Other materials include limited-access searching. -- Access to the resource is unrestricted, but Rutgers affiliates can log in to gain access to additional features such as full-text download and the ability to create permanent collections.
Includes a wide range of full-text archival material broken down into U.S. Federal (executive, legislative, and judicial branches), U.S. States, U.S. Territories, Anglo-American Collections, Foreign Jurisdictions, International Law and Organizations, and Multi-Jurisdiction Subject Collections. Online collections are incomplete but new material is added each month.
Provides a series of topical databases for complete bill information. The status of bills listed in most of these databases is updated every week. Search by subtopics, year, status (e.g., pending, enacted, to governor, etc.) or enter keywords to identify bills.
"The role of federal IGs is to prevent and detect waste, fraud, and abuse relating to their agency’s programs and operations, and to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the agency’s operations and programs." "The site includes a publicly accessible, text searchable repository of reports published by IGs." Use the clickable map to find reports relating to individual states.
Includes cases from the U.S. Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals; cases from all 50 states back to 1997; Federal statutory law and codes from all 50 states; regulations, court rules, constitutions, and more.
A joint project of the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to provide public access to opinions from selected U.S. appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts. The content of this collection dates back to April 2004, though searchable electronic holdings for some courts may be incomplete for the earlier time period.
Includes full historical listings for women who have held office at the congressional, statewide elected executive, and state legislative levels nationwide. For each woman officeholder, the database includes geographic information, party identification, and race identification where available. From the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers.
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Includes "information gleaned from the home pages and websites of the fifty state legislatures, the District of Columbia and the Territories. You can select to view specific website content materials (such as, bills, press rooms, statutes) from all states, one state or a selected list of states."
Identifies the scope and nature of the nation's state and local government sector; provides authoritative benchmark figures of public finance and public employment; classifies local government organizations, powers, and activities; and measures federal, state, and local fiscal relationships.
Find key data for state/jurisdiction performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) assessments in mathematics, reading, writing, and science at grades 4, 8 and 12 (where applicable). View trends and demographics, download snapshot reports, and compare results for each state/jurisdiction to the nation and to the other states.
An online data and mapping application that provides access to over 10,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, income, crime, mortgages, health, jobs, and more. Data is available at many common geographic entities (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, metro area) as well as unique geographies such as school districts and political boundaries.
Provides users with access to interactive, customizable and up-to-date comparative performance measurement data for 50 states in six key areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education. From the Council of State Governments.
Print edition begins in 1980. This index covers USA private organizations and state government agencies. Includes annual reports, periodicals and monographs. Indexed by subjects, names categories, issuing sources, and titles. Alexander Library has the SRI collection on microfiche from 1980 to 2017.