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The Latest

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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Congress’ Failure to Reach Agreement on Aid to State and Local Governments Leaves Them in an Untenable Position

Congress’ Failure to Reach Agreement on Aid to State and Local Governments Leaves Them in an Untenable Position

The failure of Congress to reach a compromise on a new coronavirus relief package imperils the ability of state and ...
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National Governors Association Leaders Call on Congress to Come Together on Coronavirus Relief

National Governors Association Leaders Call on Congress to Come Together on Coronavirus Relief

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, the NGA ...
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National Governors Association Selects 10 States for Data-Driven Strategies to Address Impaired Driving

National Governors Association Selects 10 States for Data-Driven Strategies to Address Impaired Driving

As state and local governments adjust to the changing landscape of drug use, the National Governors Association will assist 10 ...
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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.

Improving Attainment: Ohio Excels Statewide Action Plan

Improving Attainment: Ohio Excels Statewide Action Plan

NGA’s Educate for Opportunity project held a virtual site visit to Ohio to learn best practices for improving attainment on ...
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Fulfilling Ohio’s Adult Learner Promise: Report of the Adult Learner Working Group

Fulfilling Ohio’s Adult Learner Promise: Report of the Adult Learner Working Group

NGA’s Educate for Opportunity project held a virtual site visit to Ohio to learn best practices on adult learning on ...
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Institutional Debt Forgiveness: Lessons from Michigan

Institutional Debt Forgiveness: Lessons from Michigan

NGA’s Educate for Opportunity project held a virtual site visit to Ohio to learn best practices on institutional debt forgiveness ...
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Improving Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care for Complex Care Populations With Behavioral Health and Social Support Needs: Toolkit for Governors

Improving Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care for Complex Care Populations With Behavioral Health and Social Support Needs: Toolkit for Governors

The toolkit features lessons learned from Arizona and Michigan, who served as models for the participating states, and supplements the ...
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Water-Energy Nexus Learning Lab

Water-Energy Nexus Learning Lab

This peer-to-peer Learning Lab examined cross-cutting water and energy policy approaches to generate resource use efficiencies, cost savings and water ...
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Guidance on Reopening Businesses

Guidance on Reopening Businesses

As stay-at-home orders are being lifted and as pressure mounts to reopen businesses, states should consider the types of regulations ...
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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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