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.

Balancing Stormwater Infrastructure Costs

Balancing Stormwater Infrastructure Costs

How Governors & States Can Equitably Address Stormwater Funding (Download) Background States and local jurisdictions are facing dual challenges of ...
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Human Services Policy Advisors Institute

Human Services Policy Advisors Institute

The Human Services Policy Advisors Institute is a series of monthly calls that bring together governors’ policy advisors and state ...
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American Rescue Plan State Funding Profiles

American Rescue Plan State Funding Profiles

State-specific funding profiles that illustrate federal to state resource allocation to support children and students under the American Rescue Plan ...
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Lessons Learned in Workforce Innovation: How Ten Governors are Redesigning Workforce Systems for Better Employment Outcomes

Lessons Learned in Workforce Innovation: How Ten Governors are Redesigning Workforce Systems for Better Employment Outcomes

Throughout 2021, NGA Workforce Innovation Network grantees carried out unique initiatives to identify and close gaps in jobseeker service delivery ...
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State of the States 2022

State of the States 2022

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2022 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, ...
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Strengthening Work-Based Learning Programs

Strengthening Work-Based Learning Programs

COVID has hit our workforce and economy hard. As governors, we offer this strategy for growth in 2022. by Governor ...
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Diversifying Partnerships for Success in Work-Based Learning

Diversifying Partnerships for Success in Work-Based Learning

Governors have the unique ability to convene and support diverse partnerships in WBL. Their WBL strategy should consider the full ...
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Summary of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Summary of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Quick highlights of interest to states and territories from the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. by Mary Catherine Ott On ...
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President Biden Joins Governors on COVID-19 Response Team Call

President Biden Joins Governors on COVID-19 Response Team Call

President Biden Joins the White House COVID-19 Response Team’s Regular Call with the National Governors Association to Discuss his Administration’s ...
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State Governance, Planning, and Financing to Enhance Energy Resilience

State Governance, Planning, and Financing to Enhance Energy Resilience

This guide provides examples of state-wide resilience considerations, important actions for states to enhance energy resilience planning, and potential funding ...
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Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies

Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies

The road map is a tool to help Governors prepare in advance of an energy emergency and inform their decision ...
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NGA Hosts Summit to Begin Implementation of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

NGA Hosts Summit to Begin Implementation of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Governors will continue to be at the forefront leading the implementation of these historic infrastructure investments. by Glenn Grimshaw The ...
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