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February 28, 2018

NGA Considerations of Public and School Safety

On Feb. 26, 2018, as part of the NGA Winter Meeting, governors met with the President and discussed many possible approaches to improving school safety. Each governor is developing strategies to best address the safety of children in their state's schools. This memo captures some of the discussions held at the meeting, as well as ongoing state efforts to promote school safety.


February 06, 2018

State Strategies to Reduce Highway and Traffic Fatalities and Injuries: A Road Map for States

A new road map from the National Governors Association highlights steps that governors can take to improve coordination and strengthen existing efforts across state agencies and identifies recent state efforts to adopt strategies to reduce traffic fatalities.


February 05, 2018

Parents and Children Thriving Together: The Role of State Agencies in Crafting a Statewide Two-Generation Strategy

A new paper from the National Governors Association and the Center for Law and Social Policy provides an overview of ways in which states can use two-generation strategies to reform state systems for the benefit of low-income families.


January 30, 2018

Addressing Housing Instability Through Systems Alignment and Coordination

A new brief from the National Governors Association and CSH highlights examples from some of the many states that are implementing data-driven supportive housing models that embrace systems alignment, coordination and partnerships to address housing instability.


January 18, 2018

Governors' Recommendations for Federal Action to End the Nation's Opioid Crisis

Recommendations for federal action to end the nation's opioid crisis.


January 17, 2018

States Continue Advancing Strategies to Scale Work-Based Learning

A new paper from the National Governors Association outlines key strategies governors can take to lead the way on expanding high-quality work-based learning opportunities as part of a pathway to career advancement for youth and young adults.


January 01, 2018

2018 Governors' State of the State Addresses Information

Confirmed dates and hyperlinks for governors' State of the State addresses. NGA will continue to update this page as more information is made public.


December 04, 2017

Building Complex Care Programs: A Road Map for States

NGA has developed a road map to guide state leaders in establishing and advancing complex care programs.


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.


February 28, 2018

NGA Considerations of Public and School Safety

On Feb. 26, 2018, as part of the NGA Winter Meeting, governors met with the President and discussed many possible approaches to improving school safety. Each governor is developing strategies to best address the safety of children in their state's schools. This memo captures some of the discussions held at the meeting, as well as ongoing state efforts to promote school safety.