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.

Mid-Course Workshop of the Policy Academy on Power Sector Modernization

November 29–December 1, 2017 | Orlando, FL The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted the Mid-Course ...

Governors Tell Congress to Immediately Fund CHIP, Community Health Centers

In a letter to congressional leadership, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, who head the National Governors Association (NGA) Health ...

CHIP, Community Health Center Fund

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker U.S. House of Representatives ...

Powering Up: State Trends for Advancing the Use of Energy Storage

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

Intergovernmental Meeting with the U.S. Department of Energy

November 15–17, 2017 | San Antonio, TX The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted the 16th ...

Governors Respond to FY 18 NDAA Conference Report

WASHINGTON—Today the co-chairs of the Council of Governors, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, released a statement on the Fiscal ...

Additional States Support Work-Based Learning to Expand Employment Opportunities

WASHINGTON— The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) announced that six states and one territory—Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, South Dakota and American Samoa—have been ...

AV START Act

The Honorable John Thune Chairman Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation United States Senate 512 Dirksen Senate Building Washington DC, ...
Grid Smarts: State Considerations for Adopting Grid Modernization Technologies

Grid Smarts: State Considerations for Adopting Grid Modernization Technologies

Governors can guide the consideration of trade-offs in adopting grid modernization technologies by setting clear policy goals and ensuring that ...
Reducing Burdensome Cyber Regulations

Reducing Burdensome Cyber Regulations

Mick Mulvaney Director Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 725 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20503 Dear Director Mulvaney, On ...
Maternal and Child Health Update 2016

Maternal and Child Health Update 2016

Health care costs continue to rise around the country, and so states are looking for ways to reduce spending while ...

States Focus on Strengthening Electric Grid

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) has selected five states—Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, South Dakota and Wisconsin—to participate in a workshop ...