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National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) - NASBO is a professional membership organization for state finance officers and the instrument through which the states collectively are advancing state budget practices. The major functions of the organization consist of research, policy development, education, training and technical assistance. These are achieved primarily through NASBO’s publications, membership meetings and training sessions. This site includes information on services, publications, research, training and technical assistance, and conferences....

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) - This site is a source of comprehensive information for policymakers and researchers on critical state issues, including budgets and finance at the state level. This link takes you to NCSL's Fiscal Policy site where you will find the latest information on state fiscal conditions, new legislation, and reference information....

Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government - The Rockefeller Institute of Government is a national organization associated with the State University of New York that researches and publishes on state and local government policy issues. The Institute focuses on: state fiscal issues, education, federalism, intergovernmental relations, urban issues, health care reform and social welfare policies. The Institute’s State and Local Government Finance program area conducts public policy research on state and local fiscal policies, programs, and trends.... - Operated by the Pew Center on the States, was founded in order to help journalists, policymakers and engaged citizens become better informed about innovative public policies. The site follows the development of and reports on major issues as they appear on the public agenda in a critical number of states, including welfare reform, land use, transportation, growth management, taxes/budget and education finance. Professional journalists, many with long experience in covering public policy, staff the site, which includes a daily news roundup....

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