State RegData: A QuantGov Product

Bringing Industry-Specific Analysis of Regulation to State Governors and Lawmakers

State RegData extends the logic of the RegData Project to the American states. Like RegData US 3.0 Annual, State RegData datasets employ the QuantGov platform to download and analyze state regulations, turning thousands of pages of dense regulatory text into tractable datasets. Each state dataset contains the following data outputs: restriction counts, word counts, and industry relevance. These data are available for the entire state, or for specific agencies or departments within the state.

The production of each State RegData dataset requires unique code development. The QuantGov is steadily working through each state's regulations and will continue to post new state datasets as we complete them. Sign up for the QuantGov mailing list to receive updates on new states by email, or check this page for future updates.

Dataset

State Compilation

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, Daniel Francis, and Jonathan Nelson. State RegData (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2018. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • State Compilation

    Summary metadata for all states

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RegData Arizona

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Arizona (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Arizona Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Arizona administrative code in 2017

  • Arizona Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Arizona administrative code in 2017

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RegData Colorado

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Colorado (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Colorado Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Colorado administrative code in 2017

  • Colorado Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Colorado administrative code in 2017

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RegData Connecticut

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Connecticut (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Connecticut Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Connecticut administrative code in 2017

  • Connecticut Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Connecticut administrative code in 2017

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RegData Illinois

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Illinois (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Illinois Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Illinois administrative code in 2017

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RegData Iowa

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Iowa (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2018. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Iowa Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Iowa administrative code in 2017

  • Iowa Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Iowa administrative code in 2017

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RegData Kentucky

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Jonathan Nelson. RegData Kentucky (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Kentucky Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Kentucky administrative code in 2012 to 2015

  • Kentucky Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Iowa administrative code in 2012 to 2015

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RegData Maryland

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Maryland (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Maryland Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Maryland administrative code in 2017

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RegData Michigan

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Michigan (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Michigan Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Michigan administrative code in 2017

  • Michigan Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Michigan administrative code in 2017

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RegData Minnesota

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Minnesota (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Minnesota Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Minnesota administrative code in 2017

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RegData Missouri

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Missouri (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Missouri Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Missouri administrative code in 2017

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RegData Nebraska

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Nebraska (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Nebraska Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Nebraska administrative code in 2017

  • Nebraska Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Nebraska administrative code in 2017

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RegData New York

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData New York (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • New York Metadata

    Words and restrictions in New York administrative code in 2017

  • New York Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of New York administrative code in 2017

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RegData North Carolina

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData North Carolina (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • North Carolina MetaData

    Words and restrictions in North Carolina administrative code

  • North Carolina Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of North Carolina administrative code in 2017

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RegData Ohio

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Jonathan Nelson. RegData Ohio (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2018. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Ohio Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Ohio administrative code in 2018

  • Ohio Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Ohio administrative code in 2018

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RegData Oregon

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Oregon (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Oregon Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Oregon administrative code in 2017

  • Oregon Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Oregon administrative code in 2017

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RegData Pennsylvania

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Pennsylvania (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Pennsylvania Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Pennsylvania administrative code in 2017

  • Pennsylvania Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Pennsylvania administrative code in 2017

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RegData Tennessee

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Jonathan Nelson. RegData Tennessee (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2018. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Tennessee Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Tennessee administrative code in 2018

  • Tennessee Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Tennessee administrative code in 2018

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RegData Texas

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Jonathan Nelson. RegData Texas (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2018. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Texas Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Texas administrative code in 2018

  • Texas Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Texas administrative code in 2018

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RegData Utah

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Utah (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/

  • Utah Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Utah administrative code in 2017

  • Utah Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Utah administrative code in 2017

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RegData Virginia

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Virginia (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Virginia Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Virginia administrative code in 2017

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RegData West Virginia

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData West Virginia (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • West Virginia Metadata

    Words and restrictions in West Virginia administrative code in 2017

  • West Virginia Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of West Virginia administrative code in 2017

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RegData Wisconsin

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Daniel Francis. RegData Wisconsin (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Wisconsin Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Wisconsin administrative code in 2017

  • Wisconsin Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Wisconsin administrative code in 2017

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RegData Wyoming

If you use this dataset, please cite the following:

McLaughlin, Patrick A., Oliver Sherouse, and Jonathan Nelson. RegData Wyoming (dataset). QuantGov, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2018. https://quantgov.org/state-regdata/.

  • Wyoming Metadata

    Words and restrictions in Wyoming administrative code in 2018

  • Wyoming Industry Relevance

    3-digit NAICS industry relevance of Wyoming administrative code in 2018

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RegData is an innovative way of measuring the size and scope of US federal regulation.

If you’re looking for more detailed information, please visit the RegData Project Page or check out the State RegData Datasets.

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