State and Local Politics Web Sites

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State and Local News

Greater overall state news www.stateline.org

State and Local Government on the Netwww.piperinfo.com/state/states.html

Washington Post's "News from the States"http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/longterm/50states/front.htm

Governing Magazinewww.governing.com

Council of State Governments http://www.statesnews.org/index.asp

Empire Page, Ultimate Web Site on NY Politics and News http://www.empirepage.com/lots of great links to all sorts of NY organizations.

U.S. Bureau of the Census www.census.gov

Federalism

National Performance Review's State and LocalGateway

http://www.npr.gov/initiati/stateloc/index.html

The Heritage Foundationwww.regulation.org/states.html

The Council of State Governmentswww.csg.org

National Governor's Associationwww.nga.org

National Conference of State Legislatureswww.ncsl.org

National League of Citieswww.nlc.org

International City/County Management Associationwww.icma.org

U.S. Conference of Mayorswww.uscm.org

National Association of Countieswww.nac.org

Council of State Governmentwww.csg.org

Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Campaigns 

The Republican Partywww.rnc.org

The Democratic Partywww.democrats.org

The Green Party of Californiawww.greens.org/california

Common Causewww.commoncause.org/states/states.htm

Public Campaignwww.publicampaign.org

American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org

Christian Coalitionwww.cc.org

National Organization for Womenwww.now.org

Operation Rescuewww.operation.rescue.org

National Rifle Associationwww.nra.org

National Education Associationwww.nea.org

American Association of Retired Personswww.aarp.org

State Legislatures

National Conference of State Legislatureswww.ncsl.org

National Conference of Commissioners on UniformState Lawswww.nccusl.org

Project Vote Smartwww.vote-smart.org

Governors 

National Governor's Associationwww.nga.org

Western Governors' Associationwww.westgov.org

Midwestern Governorsí Assoication http://www.csgmidwest.org/mgc/mgc.html

Southern Governorsí Association www.southerngovernors.org

The Judiciary 

National Center for State Courtswww.ncsc.dni.us/

 State-Local Relations 

National Association of Regional Councilswww.narc.org

TVA Rural Studieswww.rural.org

Association of Bay Area Governmentswww.abag.ca.gov/

Appalachian Regional Commissionhttp://arc.gov/

The Urban Institutewww.urban.org/

The Edge City Newshttp://policy.gmu.edu/edge_city/ec1.html

National Rural Development Partnershipwww.rurdev.usda.gov/nrdp

Local Government: Structure and Leadership 

National Association of Countieswww.naco.org

National League of Citieswww.nlc.org

National Association of Towns and Townshipswww.natat.org

National School Boards Associationwww.nsba.org/

National Association of Conservation Districtswww.crest.org/social/eerg/nacd.html

California State Association of Countieswww.counties.org

Miami-Dade Countywww.metro-dade.com

Los Angeles Countywww.co.la.ca.us

New York Citywww.ci.nyc.ny.us

Taxing and Spending 

Government Finance Officers Associationwww.gfoa.org

U.S. State & Local Government Financial Managementwww.financenet.gov/stategov.htm

New York City Independent Budget Officewww.ibo.nyc.ny.us /

Center for the Study of the Stateswww.rockinst.org

U.S. Census Bureauwww.census.gov

Tax Foundationwww.taxfoundation.org/

Assessor.comwww.assessor.com

State Campaign Finance Reform 

http://www.publicampaign.org/stateresources.html

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