NGA’s new report Cleaning Up America’s Nuclear Weapons Complex: 2015 Update for Governors takes a look at the important role governors play in overseeing the nuclear cleanup effort by ensuring the DOE, their partner in the effort, adopts responsible disposal decisions that are coordinated with states.
NGA’s new paper Revisiting Top Trends in State Economic Development takes a look at the policies and programs states can implement to accelerate economic growth and create jobs.
A Governor’s Guide to Criminal Justice is a tool for governors and their criminal justice policy advisors to use when implementing effective policies and programs in areas such as corrections, parole and probation and juvenile justice.
The Medicaid Health Care Purchasing Compendium is a reference guide for states facing the ongoing challenge of managing the costs of their Medicaid programs while ensuring beneficiaries have access to quality health care.
Governors who want to address oral health needs should consider interventions that show strong evidence of improving oral health outcomes.
Expanding Student Success: A Primer on Competency-Based Education from Kindergarten through Higher Education
The education system of the United States is not adequately preparing a large proportion of its students for college, career-training and, ultimately, jobs that provide enough income to support a middle class standard of living.
Across the country, health care systems continue to grapple with how best to serve patients with the greatest needs.
Tackling Intergenerational Poverty: How Governors Can Advance Coordinated Services for Low-Income Parents and Children
Governors are in a unique position to align programs and policies for children and their parents through “two-generation” strategies since they oversee most of the state and federal programs for low-income families.
Governors play a central role in ensuring that public educational institutions provide students with the knowledge and abilities required for a successful life and career.
Social impact bonds (SIB) are a financing mechanism that states use to support innovative programs focusing on the underlying social determinants of health.