Issues Archive

  • Clean Energy & Economic Development

    Governors from across the country are looking at ways they can help foster a clean energy sector in their state economies. They see an opportunity to spur economic growth, make their companies more competitive, and lower ...

  • Innovation & Economic Growth

    Governors face the economic challenge of competing in a global economy in the midst of a national recession and state budgetary crisis. The key to surmounting this challenge is smart people and new discoveries—in other ...

  • Economic Development

    Businesses – and the people who start them and work for them – create jobs and compete in the global marketplace. Accordingly, a state’s success depends largely on the smart people and new discoveries keeping its ...

  • Legal Affairs Committee

    The Legal Affairs Committee (LAC) advises the National Governors Association (NGA) Executive Committee on whether NGA should participate as amicus curiae in cases of broad interest to Governors and states before the U.S. ...

  • Health Workforce Policy Academy Closing Meeting

    October 21-22, 2015 | Washington, D.C.October 22, 2015  Agenda Presentations:October 21 State Team Presentations Moderator: Lauren Block, program director, Health Division, Center for Best Practices, National ...

  • The Role of Physician Assistants in Health Care Delivery

    Physician assistants (PAs) play a broad and expanding role in the health care system, working in a variety of practice areas and settings because of their adaptably and lower cost, according to a new paper released by the ...