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November 20, 2017

Powering Up: State Trends for Advancing the Use of Energy Storage

A new issue brief from the National Governors Association outlines several ways in which state policymakers can advance energy storage and focuses on recent statewide procurement targets, financial incentives, and research and development efforts. This issue brief is an update to an October 2016 National Governors Association's report, State Strategies for Advancing the Use of Energy Storage.


November 14, 2017

2016 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Update

The NGA Center for Best Practices’ Maternal and Child Health Update (MCH Update) has a longstanding history of collecting and sharing detailed state-level information on maternal and child health programs and outcomes.


November 07, 2017

Grid Smarts: State Considerations for Adopting Grid Modernization Technologies

A new white paper from the National Governors Association assists governors in examining the trade-offs of adopting various grid modernization technologies.


September 27, 2017

State Approaches to Implementing Community-Based Alternatives to Incarceration for Youth Involved in the Justice System

A new issue brief from the National Governors Association identifies recent state efforts to adopt alternatives to incarceration and discusses effective approaches that governors can take to implement reform strategies.


August 24, 2017

How Maryland Policymakers Are Working Together to Improve School Principal Quality

A new paper from the National Governors Association highlights the successful efforts of one state, Maryland, to strategically select and train its most promising future leaders in order to prepare them for the leadership responsibilities associated with leading schools that have increased expectations for all students.


August 10, 2017

The Promise of the State-Federal Partnership on Workforce and Job Training

Report from the National Governors Association and the National Associations of State Workforce Liaisons and State Workforce Board Chairs on the importance of strong partnership between states and the federal government on workforce development.


June 20, 2017

Zika in the States: What You Need to Know

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.


June 05, 2017

Advancing the Energy-Water Nexus: How Governors Can Bridge Their Conservation Goals

A new white paper from the National Governors Association examines the resource conservation aspects of the energy-water nexus that can be improved through better state policy design.


May 12, 2017

Setting Site-Specific Priorities in the Federal Budget Process for Cleanup of Nuclear Weapons Waste

A new brief from the National Governors Association 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.


May 02, 2017

States: Finding Solutions, Improving Lives

A catalog of governors’ work developing innovative solutions to some of today’s most pressing policy challenges.