In two new papers from the National Governors Association, strategies to enhance energy planning and response, as well as storage, are explored.
The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that three states will participate in an NGA learning lab to help combat the opioid epidemic. The project will focus on using teleconsultation to expand treatment for opioid use disorder in rural and other underserved communities.
The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced Dr. R. Kirk Jonas as the new director of its Center for Best Practices.
“Governors understand that fighting cancer takes a holistic approach. NGA has worked to identify strategies states can adopt to improve their tobacco control programs in order to reduce costs and improve the overall health of their populations,” NGA Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said.
The National Governors Association announced that five states have been selected to participate in an opportunity to create two-generation strategies for systems change.
Cybersecurity summit garners press attention from media outlets such as Politico, WBUR Radio Boston and Bloomberg BNA.
In a keynote address at the first regional summit for his chair’s initiative, Meet The Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge, NGA Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said governors and states play a critical role in confronting cyber attacks.
Under a new federal Medicaid waiver, Washington will receive up to $1.1 billion in new federal funds to support and incentivize regional community-based initiatives that will improve health outcomes while reducing health care costs.
The National Governors Association released a statement on Congress’ recent passage of a budget resolution that includes funding to combat the Zika virus.
NGA’s Anna Davis and Sue Gander discuss healthcare and infrastructure at the Governors Forum on Presidential Transition