NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA products below, filterable by content type and topic.

State Strategies for Skills and Lifelong Learning Systems

State Strategies for Skills and Lifelong Learning Systems

This online gathering will engage state policymakers, philanthropy, business leaders, and higher education institutions in a unique cross-sector conversation on ...
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Electricity Markets – 101

Electricity Markets – 101

This guide is meant to provide an overview of the differences within each U.S. electricity market and assist Governor’s and ...
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Skills and Credentials

Skills and Credentials

To help Governors navigate the broad and complex policy ecosystem surrounding skills-based education/training, credentials, and related lifelong learning infrastructure, NGA ...
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National Governors Association to Work With 4 States on Exercise to Improve Energy Emergency Preparedness

National Governors Association to Work With 4 States on Exercise to Improve Energy Emergency Preparedness

California, Connecticut, Illinois and Utah to Participate in GridEx VI, Receive Technical Assistance The National Governors Association (NGA) will support ...
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Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Clear and contextual data that outlines the ecosystem of defense-related spending and the intersections to state investment can maximize efficiency, ...
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Strategies for Reengaging Students During and Beyond The COVID-19 Pandemic

Strategies for Reengaging Students During and Beyond The COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar explores strategies for Governors to help school districts in addressing chronic absenteeism and reengaging students as they continue ...
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Western Governors University and the National Governors Association Announce Strategic Partnership

Western Governors University and the National Governors Association Announce Strategic Partnership

Partnership Will Deliver Best Practices to States to Improve Attainment in Higher Education, Skills and Work Western Governors University (WGU) ...
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Broadband Affordability Resources

Broadband Affordability Resources

Governors are championing new and improved strategies, from leveraging federal resources to launching new programs and partnerships, immediately increasing the ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives

COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives

The purpose of this memo is to provide an update on state COVID-19 vaccine incentives developed to increase vaccination rates ...
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Case Study: California's ACEs Aware Initiative

Case Study: California’s ACEs Aware Initiative

California’s ACEs Aware initiative takes an innovative, evidence-based approach to addressing adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress by educating and ...
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Leveraging State Revolving Funds for Green Infrastructure Projects

Leveraging State Revolving Funds for Green Infrastructure Projects

States have an opportunity to use State Revolving Funds (SRF’s) to invest in nature-based infrastructure to improve water quality, mitigate ...
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Governors Welcome Easing of Border Travel Restrictions

Governors Welcome Easing of Border Travel Restrictions

Today, the National Governors Association (NGA) welcomed the announcement from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on the opening of ...
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