Online Databases of Contracts with US State Governments

As public information laws have strengthened over time in the US States, many states have taken the preemptive step of posting commonly requested documents online. Patrick Warren (Clemson University) has compiled the following collection of websites of contracts with state governments. The depth and quality of these data vary enormously, but he wants to commend to your attention the particularly fine collection of contracts published by Florida. You can search by many contractual terms, download results, and, in many cases, access the full text of the original contract and any amendments. Despite their richness, these data seem to be underexplored by academics.,4541,7-225-48680---,00.html