Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) ranked how whistleblower laws vary from state-to-state.
The Chicago-based Better Government Association (BGA) is an independent, non-partisan government watchdog. Here is its 2008 BGA-Alper Integrity Index.
Some good government indicators have also been collected from the Aspen Institute's Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership Program.
Founded in 1981, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that champions good government reforms. POGO’s investigations into corruption, misconduct, and conflicts of interest achieve a more effective, accountable, open, and ethical federal government.