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.

Managing and Achieving Better Results for Residents: Training Workshop

Managing and Achieving Better Results for Residents: Training Workshop

This training session will introduce state government officials to Results for America's Invest in What Works State Standard of Excellence ...
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Wastewater Testing to Track and Respond to COVID-19

Wastewater Testing to Track and Respond to COVID-19

State review of how wastewater COVID-19 surveillance programs are organized, deployed, and funded and how they plan to use the data to inform their response to ...
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Coronavirus Relief Fund Eligibility Items

Coronavirus Relief Fund Eligibility Items

States and local governments are spending money from the CARES Act quickly and wisely. This list illustrates the level of ...
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Nearly 90% of Coronavirus Relief Funds Already Allocated

Nearly 90% of Coronavirus Relief Funds Already Allocated

Governors have demonstrated responsible, thoughtful stewardship of the federal coronavirus funding that they have received so far. CARES Act funds ...
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Governors Leading on Energy Transitions:   An Overview of State Energy Goals

Governors Leading on Energy Transitions: An Overview of State Energy Goals

This paper provides an overview of current Governor leadership on advancing clean energy. (View/Download) Introduction Governors are leading on incentivizing ...
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Working Together for Vaccine Distribution

Working Together for Vaccine Distribution

The distribution and implementation of the vaccine is a massive undertaking that cannot be managed without significant logistical coordination, planning ...
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Managing Cyber Threats through Effective Governance: A Call to Action for Governors and State Legislatures

Managing Cyber Threats through Effective Governance: A Call to Action for Governors and State Legislatures

This document is a Call to Action for governors and state legislatures to improve their cybersecurity risk management capabilities by ...
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COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures for Elections

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures for Elections

This memorandum provides an overview of practices implemented by election officials and considerations for Governors to help reduce the risks ...
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NGA Leadership Letter Requesting White House Meeting on Vaccine Distribution

NGA Leadership Letter Requesting White House Meeting on Vaccine Distribution

Dear Mr. President, States have been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, working tirelessly to protect and care ...
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State Actions Addressing COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities

State Actions Addressing COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities

This table provides an overview of notable state actions to address COVID-19 in long-term care facilities. (View/Download) This table provides ...
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State Resilience and Assessment Planning Tool

State Resilience and Assessment Planning Tool

The State Resilience and Assessment Planning Tool was created to help Governors and their staffs assess state resilience, identify gaps, ...
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Creating an Agenda for Workforce Recovery: A Workshop Series for States

Creating an Agenda for Workforce Recovery: A Workshop Series for States

A four-part design workshop series for Governors' advisors and state leaders to facilitate peer-learning, collaboration and the creation of a ...
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