Using Data and Evaluation in Policy Development, Implementation and Monitoring: Building Successful Policies to Reduce Prescription Opioid Misuse
A new brief from the National Governors Association and the Urban Institute outlines a five-step process decision makers should apply to incorporate data and evaluation into the formation and implementation of policy: create a logic model, identify data sources, collect data, analyze data to identify and solve implementation challenges, and continue to incorporate data analysis as an ongoing part of the policy process.
Confirmed dates and hyperlinks for governors' State of the State addresses. NGA will continue to update this page as more information is made public.
A new paper from the National Governors Association summarizes actions governors can take to help reduce childhood hunger in their states by drawing attention to the issue and implementing policy and programmatic changes to increase children’s participation in child nutrition programs.
NGA brings you up-to-date information on how states are preparing for the spread of the Zika virus, including important information for pregnant women.
The National Governors Association looks forward to working with the new Administration to drive the policy changes that matter most to states. NGA has identified 10 priority issues on which we can engage to produce a positive outcome for Americans. We the States
A new paper from the National Governors Association addresses the potential for place-based strategies—strategies which include any effort to enhance the livability and quality of life in a given community—to address the needs of impoverished communities and identifies actions governors can take to foster these strategies.
A new report from the National Governors Association outlines key strategies governors can focus on to align state education and workforce programs to the needs of business, and connect individuals to jobs.
A new paper from the National Governors Association explores principal academies—a tool that governors can add to their policy toolkit to augment preparation and training for aspiring and sitting public school principals.
Getting the Right Information to the Right Health Care Providers at the Right Time: A Road Map for States to Improve Health Information Flow Between Providers
The road map was developed to activate governors and their senior state leaders to drive forward policies that support the seamless flow of clinical patient health care information between providers while protecting patient privacy, as a step toward nationwide interoperability.
A new paper from the National Governors Association highlights actions governors can take to better prepare their state for a potential prolonged and widespread electrical power outage.