NGA ADVOCACY LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA Advocacy Communications, filterable by content type and topic.

Centering Women’s Voices in Maternal and Infant Health

Centering Women’s Voices in Maternal and Infant Health

New Jersey First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy is spearheading an Initiative on maternal and infant health (MIH), expanding her Nurture ...
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Membership Monthly – November 2022

Membership Monthly – November 2022

Updates from the NGA Membership Team for November 2022 ...
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How Governors are Supporting Apprenticeship, Youth Apprenticeship and Other Forms of Work-Based Learning

How Governors are Supporting Apprenticeship, Youth Apprenticeship and Other Forms of Work-Based Learning

Lessons From NGA Center’s Workforce Symposiums By Jordan Morang The bi-annual NGA Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Workforce Symposiums ...
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Preparing the Next Generation of the Healthcare Workforce

Preparing the Next Generation of the Healthcare Workforce

The Next Generation of the Healthcare Workforce Fall Convening featured in-depth report outs on outcomes and accomplishments from NGA’s four ...
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Outdoor Recreation Equals Jobs and Economic Growth

Outdoor Recreation Equals Jobs and Economic Growth

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data released today shows that inflation-adjusted ("real") GDP for the outdoor recreation economy increased 18.9 ...
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governors and states meet to talk prevention and resilience in youth mental health

governors and states meet to talk prevention and resilience in youth mental health

On October 18-19, 2022, in Salt Lake City, Utah, National Governors Association (NGA) Chair New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and ...
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Digital Equity and the Future of Work: How Six Governors are Advancing Digital Skills for Equitable Economic Participation

Digital Equity and the Future of Work: How Six Governors are Advancing Digital Skills for Equitable Economic Participation

Hawai’i, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island brought together interagency teams to develop state plans to close ...
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Electric and Alternative Vehicle Infrastructure Summit

Electric and Alternative Vehicle Infrastructure Summit

On October 13 and 14, the National Governors Association, in partnership with the Office of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, ...
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Briefing on State Legal Considerations Related to Gubernatorial Transition Planning

Briefing on State Legal Considerations Related to Gubernatorial Transition Planning

On Thursday, October 27, the National Governors Association hosted a briefing on State Legal Considerations Related to Gubernatorial Transition Planning ...
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Membership Monthly – October 2022

Membership Monthly – October 2022

Updates from the NGA Membership Team for October 2022 ...
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Supporting Workers with Disabilities by Addressing the Mental and Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage

Supporting Workers with Disabilities by Addressing the Mental and Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage

A lack of psychiatrists, clinical social workers, therapists and other healthcare workers severely limits a state’s ability to serve workers ...
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Governors’ Health and Humans Services Policy Advisors Institute 2022

Governors’ Health and Humans Services Policy Advisors Institute 2022

The Governors’ Health and Human Services Policy Advisors Institute provided a valuable space for Governors’ advisors, subject matter experts, and ...
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