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Governor Spencer Cox


"If you go into a business and they are requiring you to wear a mask, wear a mask. If you’re not comfortable with indoor dining, order takeout. We need a measure of grace and patience with each other. We have to treat each other with respect."

Governor Spencer Cox

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8 States Join Learning Network Supporting Child and Family Well-Being Throughout the Pandemic

8 States Join Learning Network Supporting Child and Family Well-Being Throughout the Pandemic

As families and communities face continued uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, eight states have joined a network that will ...
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State of the States - 2021

State of the States – 2021

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2021 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, ...
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Broadband Access for Success in Postsecondary Education

Broadband Access for Success in Postsecondary Education

Postsecondary institutions have a critical role in expanding affordable broadband access and closing the digital divide. by Rachel Hirsch and ...
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National Governors Association to Work With 6 States to Meet Social and Emotional Needs of Students and Families

National Governors Association to Work With 6 States to Meet Social and Emotional Needs of Students and Families

Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan, North Dakota, Oregon, Wisconsin to Advance Whole Child Vision for Students’ Comprehensive Development The National Governors Association ...
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Governors Rev Up Momentum on Infrastructure

Governors Rev Up Momentum on Infrastructure

The co-chairs of the National Governors Association’s Economic Recovery and Revitalization Task Force discussed the vital federal-state partnership on infrastructure ...
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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Current Information On Actions States/Territories Have Taken To Address The COVID-19 Pandemic; As Well As Advocacy, Policy, And Guidance Documents For Protecting Public Health And The Economy.

Best Practices

Teams from the Center for Best Practices work with state policy leaders and other experts in fostering information sharing between states to research, develop and implement innovative solutions to public policy challenges.

NGA-NARUC GridEx VI Webinar

NGA-NARUC GridEx VI Webinar

On this webinar, participants learned about GridEx VI - the biennial energy security exercise hosted by the North American Electric ...
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Addressing Cybersecurity for Critical Energy Infrastructure through State Governing Bodies

Addressing Cybersecurity for Critical Energy Infrastructure through State Governing Bodies

This paper addresses practices Governors can follow to establish effective cybersecurity governance bodies that support critical infrastructure cybersecurity, with a ...
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Phased Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines: State and Territorial Approaches

Phased Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines: State and Territorial Approaches

This table provides information on state and territorial plans for phased allocation of COVID-19 vaccines. As initial supply of COVID-19 ...
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COVID-19 Impacts on Justice-Involved Kids:  Lessons Learned from States

COVID-19 Impacts on Justice-Involved Kids: Lessons Learned from States

This issue brief highlights lessons learned and several overarching strategies from 2020 COVID-19 pandemic response efforts that Governor’s offices and ...
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State-Driven Initiatives to Support Moving to Value-Based Care in the Era of COVID-19

State-Driven Initiatives to Support Moving to Value-Based Care in the Era of COVID-19

This issue brief summarizes four key areas where state-driven strategies can standardize and streamline broader adoption of value-based payment models, ...
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Prioritizing Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations

Prioritizing Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations

Promising Practices from States to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities (View/Download) introduction Systemic inequities underpin disparities in COVID-19 risk and ...
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State Insights on the Water-Energy Nexus and Policy Ideas to Achieve Greater Savings

State Insights on the Water-Energy Nexus and Policy Ideas to Achieve Greater Savings

This paper provides an overview of challenges that states are facing in developing integrated water and energy conservation policies; provides ...
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State Strategies to Re-Engage Students with Some College and No Degree

State Strategies to Re-Engage Students with Some College and No Degree

This brief focuses on actions states and/or state higher education systems can take to help students with some college, but ...
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BALANCING MEDICAID BUDGETS AND SERVING STATE RESIDENTS DURING A PANDEMIC

BALANCING MEDICAID BUDGETS AND SERVING STATE RESIDENTS DURING A PANDEMIC

This paper outlines key factors for Governors and state leaders to consider when balancing state budgets and making difficult decisions ...
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Governors’ Role in Promoting Disability Employment in COVID-19 Recovery Strategies

Governors’ Role in Promoting Disability Employment in COVID-19 Recovery Strategies

Because people with disabilities face disproportionate consequences of COVID-19, it will be critical to ensure adequate protections and supports are ...
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