Founded during the Great Depression and for more than 75 years provides state leaders with what they need to succeed in difficult times. The members of CSG include every elected and appointed state and territorial official in the United States.
This is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.
A comprehensive set of data on current issues in 20 policy areas including: business, diversity, economic conditions, education, elections, health, housing, labor, population, transportation, and more.
Information on the League, its services and publications, and on municipalities in NJ is available at this site. The League is a voluntary association whose members consist of more than 560 municipalities, and which was created to help communities do a better job of self-government through pooling information resources.
The Center for Responsive Politics tracks the money behind the candidates in all current Presidential, Congressional, and local elections. Provides information including the total amount raised, top contributors, a searchable database, and more. This site is the New Jersey specific page, but data is available for all states and territories.
"Frequently cited by journalists, public officials and researchers, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll regularly surveys residents in Connecticut, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and nationwide about political races, state and national elections and issues of public concern."