Center Divisions Archive

  • COVID-19 Vaccines and Emerging Viral Variants

    The brief addresses the effectiveness of existing and upcoming vaccines against emerging COVID-19 viral variants and provides considerations for Governors. (View/Download) Introduction Vaccines are critical tools that can ...

  • Case Study: Building Strong Brains Tennessee

    The COVID-19 pandemic may be increasing Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma and demonstrates the importance of responding to them at the state level. (View/Download) Executive Summary Adverse childhood experiences ...

  • Energy

    Energy development and use affects the nation’s economy, environment and national security. States play an important role in shaping our energy choices through a range of policy, regulatory and budgetary actions ...

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Resources

    Communication is a critical component of successful distribution, administration, and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines. Governors recognize the importance of effective communication in clarifying policies and processes, engaging ...

  • Maternal and Child Health

    NGA works with states to help them improve health outcomes for pregnant women, mothers and children for decades. We offer a variety of opportunities for states to collaborate with one another and to work closely with leading ...

  • Transportation

    States are responsible for developing and implementing transportation strategies that encourage improved system performance, increased mobility, enhanced economic development and improved environmental outcomes. Achieving ...

  • Unemployment Insurance During COVID-19

    This memo describes: What current unemployment assistance flexibilities exist under the CARES Act and Continued Assistance Act; What presidential actions have been taken to provide additional unemployment compensation as ...