Center Divisions Archive

  • State COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

    Governors of states and territories, working in close collaboration with local partners, have responsibility for a wide array of activities to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are effectively and equitably distributed and ...

  • Infrastructure

    Sound infrastructure is vital to our quality of life.  It helps move people, good, communications and services and provides for a variety of operations. Governors play a key role in planning, funding, financing, delivering, ...

  • K-12 Education Issues

    Education policy is a constitutional responsibility of states, and governors play a leading role in efforts to improve education. The challenges states face in K-12 education are complex, and governors must address a wide ...

  • Postsecondary Education

    Postsecondary education is more important to states than ever before. Within the next decade, nearly two-thirds of the jobs in the U.S. will require some form of college credential. To meet that demand, states must lead ...

  • COVID-19 Outbreaks: State Reporting By Setting

    This resource was developed to identify states that have defined and are reporting setting-specific outbreaks as of November 2020 and highlight promising examples that others can look to as they consider adapting and ...

  • Substance Use Disorder and Addiction

    Governors are at the forefront of the fight against substance use disorder—a major public health and safety crisis affecting communities across the country. As chief executives of their states, governors are positioned to ...

  • Equity

    NGA is working with Governors to assist them as they work to address bias and disparate impacts experienced by low-income communities and people of color in the criminal justice system, health care and other policy areas. ...

  • Issue Brief: Preventing Targeted Violence

    This issue brief was created to help governors implement a multidisciplinary strategy to prevent targeted violence. This brief distills the latest research and draws from elements of public-health interventions to provide ...

  • Maternal and Child Health Update 2020

    The Maternal and Child Health Update includes findings from a survey of senior state and territory health officials regarding MCH policy topics. Questions are modified from year to year to address new and emerging issues, ...

  • Fourth National Summit on State Cybersecurity

    Over the course of two days, participants engaged in a series of interactive sessions and breakouts to discuss the newest techniques in risk management, disruption response planning, workforce development and more.

  • Behavioral Health and Social Determinants of Health

    A governor is uniquely situated to look across the state and coordinate action among state agencies, communities and stakeholders. Many governors are actively engaged in aligning multiple health delivery system reform ...