ASPA is the premiere association in the field of public administration. Their site descibes the association and its activities.
Information on the activities of the local chapter of ASPA. Some historical records of the chapter are available at at the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
"CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy." The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference includes our geographic region.
This site is also maintained by the Council of State Governments. It provides performance data for all 50 states on fiscal and economic matters, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education.
The Academy is an independent organization chartered by Congress to help to federal, state, and local goverments improve their effectiveness. The site describes their activities and summarizes their publications.
NASPAA "exists to promote excellence in public service education". The site includes the Standards for professional Masters Degrees Programs in Public Affairs, Policy and Administration and descriptions of programs in the United States.
Excellent source for data on state revenues and expenditures. Many of their reports are available online including the semiannual Fiscal Survey of the States, and Budget processes in the States.
Source for research information on current policy issues and activities of interest to state lawmakers.
Includes reports, press releases, policy poisitions, summaries of legislative priorities, and background information on major state and federal-state issues.
Their "Find City Solutions" sections provides quality examples or programs directed at various city issues and research on the same topics.
US conference of Mayors is a nonpartisan organization of cities withmore than 30,000 people. Includes reports on issues of significance to cities and a "Best Practices" database.