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.

Lessons Learned in State Collaboration to Address Substance Use Disorder and Justice-Involved Individuals

Lessons Learned in State Collaboration to Address Substance Use Disorder and Justice-Involved Individuals

This policy brief highlights lessons learned from collaborative efforts in Hawai‘i, Pennsylvania and West Virginia between SAAs and SSAs to ...
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Electricity Markets 201: Federal and State Authorities

Electricity Markets 201: Federal and State Authorities

This webinar is the second webinar in a three part series. The first webinar was a 101-type webinar and building ...
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Governors’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors are creating new and more equitable workforce development opportunities through broadband investments and new digital tools. by Timothy Schoonhoven, ...
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National Governors Association Announces Second Phase of Workforce Innovation Network

National Governors Association Announces Second Phase of Workforce Innovation Network

New Grant Funding Available to Help States Advance Digital Skill Development The National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices ...
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National Governors Association Asks Congress to Swiftly Pass Funding Package

National Governors Association Asks Congress to Swiftly Pass Funding Package

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
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Improving Care For Stimulant And Polysubstance Use

Improving Care For Stimulant And Polysubstance Use

NGA has been hosting a series of learning calls with national experts, Governors’ office staff and senior officials, researchers, academics, ...
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Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder on Community Supervision

Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder on Community Supervision

A project for the development of innovative approaches to improving community supervision of individual with substance use disorder. While states ...
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Electricity Markets 101

Electricity Markets 101

This webinar provides the foundational knowledge necessary to effectively engage in state and regional policy discussions around electricity markets. Experts ...
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Putting Policy Into Practice: State Actions For The Postsecondary Success Of Student Parents

Putting Policy Into Practice: State Actions For The Postsecondary Success Of Student Parents

Long before COVID-19, student parents needed a unique set of support systems to aid their efforts in pursuing postsecondary education—issues ...
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Substance Use Disorder and Addiction

Governors have long been at the forefront of efforts to prevent and treat opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use ...
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National Recovery Month - 2021

National Recovery Month – 2021

National Recovery Month is held each September to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of ...
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Modernizing Immunization Information Systems

Modernizing Immunization Information Systems

This issue brief outlines key priorities and considerations for modernizing Immunization Information Systems, including leveraging federal funding available to support ...
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