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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs with an emphasis on those affecting low- and moderate-income people.

Children's Defense Fund National Office, In Washington, DC provides a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves. This link will take you to their data section, which provides information on the state of children across the nation.

The Commonwealth Fund is dedicated to helping people become more informed about their health care, and improving care for vulnerable populations such as children, elderly people, low-income families, minority Americans and the uninsured.

Henry J. Kaiser Foundation This site includes fact sheets and publications on health policy issues and the uninsured, as well as policy briefs on SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance Program).

Urban Institute, a nonpartisan economic, social, and policy research organization, investigates the social and economic problems confronting the nation and analyzes efforts to solve these problems.

KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States. Kids Count Census Online.

Kaiser State Health Facts state by state information of health issues.