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.

Marketplace Fairness Act

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States ...
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Cyber Warrior Act of 2013 (Senate)

The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable David Vitter United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 ...
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Building a Civilian Cyber Corps

Whenever a natural disaster strikes a community, dozens, if not hundreds, of volunteers flock to assist in any way they ...
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Testimony – State and Local Tax Reform

Statement of David Parkhurst Director, Economic Development and Commerce Committee of the National Governors Association Before the House Ways and ...
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FirstNet Hearing Letter

The Honorable Greg Walden Chairman Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives Washington, ...
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Testimony – State Leadership and Innovation in Disability Employment

Testimony Of The Honorable Jack Markell Governor of Delaware Submitted to the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, ...
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ESEA Reauthorization

The Honorable Tom Harkin Chairman Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions 428 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC ...
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State Sector Strategies Coming of Age: Implications for State Workforce Policymakers

State Sector Strategies Coming of Age: Implications for State Workforce Policymakers

This paper offers a snapshot of sector strategies today, an overview of what makes them different from traditional workforce and ...
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Air Force Commission

The President The White House Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: The 2013 National Defense Authorization Act created an independent ...
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The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Meeting Increasing Demand for Primary Care

One way states could increase access to primary care for their residents is to consider easing their scope of practice ...
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Improving Preparedness Through Sharing Public Health and Homeland Security Information

Governors can play an active role in improving how state and local agencies work together to produce useful homeland security ...
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Strategies for Curbing Health Insurance Costs for State Employees: Benefit Design, Wellness Programs and Data Mining

With continued strains on state budgets, governors are finding innovative ways to do more with less across state government. Included ...
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