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The Center for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is the nation's only nonpartisan nonprofit organization working to strengthen the capacity of state legislators to lead and achieve progressive change.
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State Data

Click on any topic below to view data for all 50 states

Economic Data and Development

National Priorities Project Database

Impact of Bush budget on aid to state and local governments

State-by-State IDA information

State Fiscal Policies

Assessing the New Federalism - searchable database includes TANF information

Work and Family

State Safety Nets - series of reports by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Hunger and Nutrition Programs

Reproductive Health

State policies on over 20 key reproductive health issues by the Alan Guttmacher Institute


State Health Facts - a variety of data and comparisons from the Kaiser Family Foundation

Children's Issues

KIDS COUNT projects collect and report the best available data on child well-being.
- KIDS COUNT Data book online
- State KIDS COUNT Projects