The Council of State Governments Group of leaders from legislative, executive, and judicial branches of state government.
Kaiser State Health Facts The well-respected nonprofit arm of the healthcare group. Produces profiles of all 50 states and offers the ability to compare states as well.
Patchwork Nation An attempt by the Jefferson Institute and others to look at communities through 12 different types.
Follow the Money The only non-partisan non-profit group to assess campaign finance at the state level for all 50 states