General Accounting Office - The GAO performs audits and evaluations of government programs and activities. While some GAO reviews are required by law, the majority are undertaken through the request of a Congressional committee. GAO Reports & Testimony.
Green Book (1996 to date)- The House Ways and Means Committee Green Book provides program descriptions and historical data on a wide variety of social and economic topics, including Social Security, employment, earnings, welfare, child support, health insurance, the elderly, families with children, poverty and taxation.
Census of Governments -The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a Census of Governments of all state and local government organization units every 5 years, for years ending in 2 and 7, as required by law under Title 13, U.S. Code, Section 161. The collection of these data will
Identify the scope and nature of the nation's state and local governments.
Classify local government organizations, powers, and activities.
Provide authoritative benchmark data on public finance and public employment.
Measure state and local governments' fiscal relationships.
Governor's Current Budget for Massachusetts - Provides links to not only the budget but the process from the Govenor's first proposal, the House's version, the Senate's version, the compromise version agreed upon by the House & Senate, vetoes, overrides and the final version of the budget.