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Governor Laura Kelly

"As we look ahead to a very different Thanksgiving this year, as cases continue to rise, it will be critical for each of us to follow the CDC guidelines for holiday celebrations. When possible, please avoid travel and large family gatherings."

Governor Laura Kelly

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The Latest

National Governors Association Leadership Condemns Plot Against Michigan Governor, Praises State and Federal Response

National Governors Association Leadership Condemns Plot Against Michigan Governor, Praises State and Federal Response

New York Governor and National Governors Association Chairman Andrew Cuomo and Arkansas Governor and NGA Vice Chairman Asa Hutchinson issued ...
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National Governors Association Leadership Extends Best Wishes to President and First Lady After COVID-19 Diagnoses

WASHINGTON – New York Governor and National Governors Association Chairman Andrew Cuomo and Arkansas Governor and NGA Vice Chairman Asa Hutchinson issued ...
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National Governors Association Leadership Calls on Congress to Prioritize State and Local Aid

‘This Is a National Problem, and It Demands a Bipartisan and National Solution’ WASHINGTON – New York Governor and National ...
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NGA, Department of Defense Launch Initiative to Unlock Economic Potential of Defense Assets

NGA, Department of Defense Launch Initiative to Unlock Economic Potential of Defense Assets

Governors, States Examine their Role in Supporting Defense Mission To help governors and states work more closely with the defense ...
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13 States Join Learning Network Supporting Child and Family Well-Being Throughout the Pandemic

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

As families and communities face increased uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 13 states have joined a new network linking ...
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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.

Information Systems and Data Flow for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Information Systems and Data Flow for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Once COVID-19 vaccines are authorized, success will hinge on the ability to quickly distribute and administer the vaccine across the ...
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State Covid-19 Testing Web Resources

State Covid-19 Testing Web Resources

This list contains links to state and territory web resource pages for COVID-19 testing. The web resource pages provide information ...
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Informing Health Care Workforce Policy by Leveraging Data: A Toolkit for States

Informing Health Care Workforce Policy by Leveraging Data: A Toolkit for States

By collecting standardized information on licensed health care professionals, states can streamline health care workforce data collection and analysis to ...
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Supporting State Behavioral Health Systems During COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Supporting State Behavioral Health Systems During COVID-19 Response and Recovery

This paper identifies for Governors the key issues that are currently challenging state behavioral health systems, along with actions that ...
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Governor Strategies to Expand Affordable Broadband Access

Governor Strategies to Expand Affordable Broadband Access

Access to high quality, affordable broadband unlocks access to commerce, remote work opportunities, remote and improved education, telehealth, intelligent agriculture, ...
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State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool Demonstration

State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool Demonstration

The SRAP tool is meant to help Governors and their staff assess state resilience, identify gaps, and plan for disasters ...
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COVID-19 K-12 SCHOOL OPENING AND CLOSING POLICIES

COVID-19 K-12 SCHOOL OPENING AND CLOSING POLICIES

Summary of Established State Thresholds (View/Download) Introduction As the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring high-quality K-12 education ...
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States’ Winter Holiday and Celebration Safety Guidance during COVID-19

States’ Winter Holiday and Celebration Safety Guidance during COVID-19

This list outlines states’ health and safety guidance and considerations for winter holidays (e.g., Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, New Year’s) and ...
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Understanding the Effects of Medicaid Innovation

Understanding the Effects of Medicaid Innovation

Considerations for Evaluating State Medicaid Policies (View/Download) Executive Summary Section 1115 Medicaid demonstrations are important vehicles for experimenting with new ...
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Registered Apprenticeship Reimagined

Registered Apprenticeship Reimagined

Lessons Learned from the American Apprenticeship Initiative (View/Download) Introduction Registered apprenticeship has traditionally experienced the most popularity in the skilled ...
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NGA LEADERSHIP

We believe in bringing creative skills, thoughts and ideas to the table. Connect with the governors who serve as Chair and Vice Chair, as well as the association’s Executive Director, and understand how state teams and NGA staffers are addressing important public policy issues.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

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Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson

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2019-2020 NGA CHAIR’S INITIATIVE

Now is the time for the federal government to follow the example of governors and prioritize fixing our infrastructure to get our economy back on track. By holding summits across the country, learning the best practices from both governors and international leaders, as well private sector stakeholders, Governor Hogan has identified key priorities that Congress and the Administration should address.

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