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.
A new white paper from the National Governors examines the resource conservation aspects of the energy-water nexus that can be improved through better state policy design.
A new brief from the National Governors focuses on the opportunities for state engagement at each stage of the budget process and suggests how states can ensure that site budgets incorporate state input and priorities.
A catalog of governors’ work developing innovative solutions to some of today’s most pressing policy challenges.
A new white paper from the National Governors Association outlines how collaboration and participation between the governor and relevant emergency response stakeholders are essential for a state to maintain, improve and ensure interoperable public safety communication capabilities.
NGA has developed a roadmap to help state leaders integrate population health into the design and implementation of health system transformations.
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.
The National Governors Association has identified 10 priority issues on which states can engage with President Trump's Administration to produce a positive outcome for Americans.