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 Advovacy Communications, filterable by content type and topic.

State of the States: Student and School Staff Health and Wellness

State of the States: Student and School Staff Health and Wellness

During their State of the State addresses in 2022, Governors highlighted the need for increased social, emotional, mental, and behavioral ...
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Making the Business Case for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Making the Business Case for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At the 2022 NGA Winter Workforce Symposium, State workforce development leaders engaged with business leaders and subject matter experts on ...
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Governors Respond to President Biden’s Letter About Cybersecurity Threats

Governors Respond to President Biden’s Letter About Cybersecurity Threats

Today, Council of Governors co-chairs Governor Tim Walz of Minnesota and Governor Mike DeWine of Ohio sent a letter to ...
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Input on the 2022 Water Resources Development Act

Input on the 2022 Water Resources Development Act

Our members recognize the substantial benefits provided to the nation by our water resources and hope to work together to ...
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Governors Urge Distribution of Remaining Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Governors Urge Distribution of Remaining Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Today, National Governors Association Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey sent a ...
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Empowering Returning Citizens to Connect to Higher Education and Employment Opportunities

Empowering Returning Citizens to Connect to Higher Education and Employment Opportunities

The 2022 NGA Winter Workforce Symposium Highlight featured a session on empowering people leaving prison in the workforce through connecting ...
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Addressing the Dearth of Digital Skills Data: Opportunities for States

Addressing the Dearth of Digital Skills Data: Opportunities for States

Governors are working to address the digital skill divide and upskill local workforces for the future. by Katherine Ash States ...
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State Workforce System Leaders Highlight Shared Challenges and Opportunities for Partnership at Bi-Annual Workforce Symposium

State Workforce System Leaders Highlight Shared Challenges and Opportunities for Partnership at Bi-Annual Workforce Symposium

State workforce development boards and agencies play a crucial role in driving innovation and best practices that lead to better ...
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Governors Commend Bipartisan $10 Billion COVID Relief Agreement, Urge Passage

Governors urge Congress to pass a bipartisan package that will give states the tools and flexibility they need to continue ...
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Letter to Senate HELP Committee on PREVENT Pandemics Act

Letter to Senate HELP Committee on PREVENT Pandemics Act

Governors' recommendations in drafting the bipartisan Prepare for and Respond to Existing Viruses, Emerging Threats and Pandemics Act, S. 3799 ...
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White House Infrastructure Webinars

White House Infrastructure Webinars

The White House is hosting a series of webinars for implementation stakeholders to provide an in-depth look into the programs ...
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Governors’ 2022 Health Priorities

Governors’ 2022 Health Priorities

Governors have put forth defined plans and made their vision for improving the health of their state or territory clear ...
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