"GeoTracker is the Water Boards' data management system for sites that impact, or have the potential to impact, water quality in California, with emphasis on groundwater. GeoTracker contains records for sites that require cleanup, such as Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Sites, Department of Defense Sites, and Cleanup Program Sites. GeoTracker also contains records for permitted facilities such as Irrigated Lands, Oil and Gas production, operating Permitted USTs, and Land Disposal Sites." (source: https://geotracker.waterboards.ca.gov/, Jan 10, 2017)
"Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis, an interactive resource from The Pew Charitable Trusts, allows you to sort and analyze data on key fiscal, economic, and demographic trends in the 50 states and understand their impact on states’ fiscal health" (Source: http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/multimedia/data-visualizations/2014/fiscal-50 , Jan 10, 2016)
This tool lets you visually explore how the tax burden varies depending on income, commuter status, and how it has changed over time in the Philadelphia metro area.
"For a homeowning family, the tax disadvantage of living in Philadelphia instead of the suburbs has dipped to its lowest point in at least 15 years, making the city more affordable in terms of taxes than many surrounding towns, particularly other communities with relatively low median household incomes." (Source: http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/issue-briefs/2016/11/the-shrinking-tax-gap-between-philadelphia-and-its-suburbs, Jan 11, 2017).
Looking for information about federal banking regulations, regulators and state banking agencies? The compliance alliance Laws & Regulations site organizes and helps you explore this challenging set of laws and regulatory bodies. The site is primarily for bankers to ensure compliance, but it's also useful for ordinary people to try to understand the law better.
State finances are complicated. This tool doesn't fix that, but it makes finding what you're interested in related to Washington's finances significantly more straightforward than it would otherwise be. It includes interactive fiscal reports, project maps, budget bills, and documents.
This tool from the US Energy Information Administration lets you visualize data about energy prices and consumption as well as economic data. Create nifty charts to look at states side-by-side, and download the raw numbers as a .csv file.
The California Budget website makes it easy to explore California's budget and budgeting process. It tracks progress on the budget as it goes from the governor's proposal through the legislature to final adoption.
"These maps compare county-level estimates of premium tax credits consumers would receive under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2020 with what they’d receive under the American Health Care Act as unveiled March 6 by Republican leaders in Congress."