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State Government Information (U.S.)
Lists of recommended sites
Library of Congress State Local Government
Contains links to lists of state and local government information as well as direct links to official state government sites.
State and Local Government on the Net
Links to state, county and local government information available on the Internet. Maintained by Piper Resources.
Free Public Records Search Directory
Portal to public records from states, counties, and cities in the U.S. Results include both free (taxes, land deeds, business licenses, courts, employee directories, foreclosrues, GIS mapping, jails, government jobs, laws and codes, sec offenders, vital statistics, voter, information, warrants) and purchase results (detailed records on marriages, divorces, deaths, births, background checks, and criminals).
State Agency Databases
Links to agency created databases of useful information - information on businesses, licensed professionals, plots of land, even dates of fish stocking. Collaboratively maintained by librarians and other government information specialist and available from ALA GODORT.
New York State
Maintained by the Attorney General of N.Y., contains information about bills, legislators, member items (i.e. money for constituent projects), lobbyists, and more
A web portal sponsored by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, part of the non-partisan and non-profit Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Designed to allow citizens to analyze and compare data from counties, cities, towns, villages, school districts and public authorities throughout New York.