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Spotlight on the States: Key Online Resources (August 2012): Works Cited

Francine Graf and George Graf

Works Cited: General Reference

The 2012 Statistical Abstract: State Abstracts, U.S. Census Bureau

American Community Survey (CH, Mar'11, 48-3614), U.S. Census Bureau

American FactFinder (CH, Jul'11, 48-6035), U.S. Census Bureau. 

CensusScope (CH, Jun'07, 44-5385), University of Michigan, Social Science Data Analysis Network

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (CH, May'11, 48-4845), Library of Congress

The Fifty States, Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease State Government

Governing: News & Topics (CH, Apr'06, 43-4409), e.Republic Inc. 

Guide to State and Local Census Geography, U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division

Mapping the Measure of America (CH, May'11, 48-4859), Social Science Research Council

Patchwork Nation (CH, Nov'11, 49-1241), Jefferson Institute

SHOW/USA (CH, Dec'09, 47-1748). 

State Net Capitol Journal, LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier

State & County QuickFacts (CH, Mar'01, 38-3675), U.S. Census Bureau

States & Local Areas, U.S. Census Bureau

State and Local Government on the Net (CH, Jul'98, 35-6020)

State & Local Resources, MultiState Associates Inc. 

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book: 2010, U.S. Census Bureau

State Legislature Websites, The Library of Congress: THOMAS

State Libraries, 

Stateline (CH, Jul'06, 43-6847), Pew Center on the States


Statistical Abstract of the United States (CH, Dec'07, 45-1769), U.S. Census Bureau (through 2012 edition)

ProQuest and Bernan Press, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc. (starting 2013 edition)

U.S. Census Bureau (CH, Feb'12, 49-3060) State Government (CH, Oct'07, 45-0645), U.S. General Services Administration

Works Cited: Politics and Public Policy

Book of the States, Council of State Governments

Center for State & Local Government Excellence

Council of State Governments

Democratic Governors Association

FindLaw: State Resources, Thomson Reuters

Free Public Records Search Directory (CH, Dec'10, 48-1792), Online Searchers LLC

Free State Public Record Sites, BRB Publications Inc.

Freedom in the 50 States, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Law Library of Congress: U.S. States & Territories, Library of Congress

Legal Information Institute (CH, May'05, 42-5004), Cornell University Law School

Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

MetroTrends (CH, May'11, 48-4860), Urban Institute

National Association of Counties (NACo) (CH, Sep'04, 42-0606)

National Conference of State Legislatures (CH, Sep'09, 47-0558)

National Governors Association (CH, May'04, 41-5573)

National League of Cities

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government (CH, Aug'09, 46-7086), University at Albany, State University of New York

Pew Center on the States (CH, Aug'08, 45-7060), The Pew Charitable Trusts

Public Library of Law (CH, Jun'11, 48-5461), Fastcase Inc.

Republican Governors Association

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

State of the Cities Data Systems (SOCDS) (CH, Mar'10, 47-3583), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Stateline (CH, Jul'06, 43-6847), Pew Center on the States

States Perform, Council of State Governments


U.S. State Law and Government, Worldwide Legal Directories

United States Conference of Mayors (CH, Oct'01, 39-1232)

Works Cited: Budget and Finance

2010 State New Economy Index, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Another Triumph for Texas:  Best/Worst States for Business 2012, JP Donlon Chief Executive Group

Business Tax Index 2011: Best to Worst Tax Systems for Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council

Economy at a Glance (CH, Aug'09, 46-6913), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

FDIC State Profiles (CH, Apr'09, 46-4554), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Housing Finance Agency: House Price Index, Federal Housing Finance Agency

Federal Reserve Districts, Federal Reserve

Federation of Tax Administrators (CH, Apr'07, 44-4544)

Govistics (CH, Jan'12, 49-2430), Center for Governmental Research Inc.

HUD.GOV: Regional Economic and Market Analysis (CH, Jun'10, 47-5404), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP)

Long-Term State and Local Fiscal Data, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card: 2011, Ball State University, Center for Business and Economic Research

National Association of State Budget Officers

New England Public Policy Center (CH, Jan'10, 47-2695), Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Overview of BLS Statistics by Geography (CH, Aug'09, 46-6913), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Track the Money, U.S. Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board

Regional Economic Accounts (CH, Jan'11, 48-2790), Bureau of Economic Analysis

S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC

Small Business Survival Index 2010: Ranking the Policy Environment for Entrepreneurship across the Nation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council

State Budget and Tax, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

State Budget Crisis, Brookings Institution

State Coincident Indexes, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

State Government Finances, U.S. Census Bureau

State Tax and Spending Policy, Tax Foundation

Stimulus Watch: Browse by State and City (CH, Jun'10, 47-5774), Jerry Brito, George Mason University, and others

Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District (Beige Book) (CH, Apr'10, 47-4519), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

U.S. Credit Conditions (CH, Dec'10, 48-2204), Federal Reserve Bank of New York