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.

Competency Based Higher Education

Competency Based Higher Education

The Honorable Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20202 Dear Secretary ...
Financing an Equitable and High-Quality K-12 Education System

Financing an Equitable and High-Quality K-12 Education System

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webinar that provided state examples and strategies to ...

Governors: Families Need A Five-Year CHIP Reauthorization This Week

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today issued the following statement in support of the House and Senate acting this week ...

Governors’ Education Policy Advisors Institute

December 13-15, 2017 | Miami Beach, FL The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted governors’ education ...

Council of Governors Letter Regarding Annual Report on the Non-Federalize National Guard

General Joseph Lengyel Chief, National Guard Bureau 1636 Defense Pentagon Ste 1E169 Washington, DC 20301-0001 Dear General Lengyel: As you ...

Co-Chairs Welcome Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Nielsen

The Honorable Kirstjen M. Nielsen Secretary of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 Dear Secretary Nielsen: Congratulations on your confirmation to ...

Tax Reform (State and Local Tax Deduction, Private Activity Bonds, and Advance Refunding)

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Chuck Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, ...

State Trends for Advancing Energy Storage

This webinar will provide state policymakers with insights on some of the ways that states can advance the deployment of ...

State Trends for Advancing Energy Storage

Advanced energy storage technologies are transforming the U.S. electric power market to one that is more resilient, cleaner and more ...

NGA Holds Policy Event, Releases Complex Care Road Map for States

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health Division hosted an event at the National Press Club ...

NGA Comments on State and Local Tax Deduction

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today released the following statement: “NGA is the bipartisan organization of the nation’s governors, and ...
Building Complex Care Programs: A Road Map for States

Building Complex Care Programs: A Road Map for States

Since 2013, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health Division has worked with 10 states and ...