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.

Testimony – Safety Net Programs

On behalf of the nation’s governors, I would like to thank Chairman McDermott and the Ways and Means Subcommittee on ...
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Shaping a Healthier Generation: Successful State Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Shaping a Healthier Generation: Successful State Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The NGA Center convened the Shaping a Healthier Generation Advisory Council in response to the need for innovative and actionable ...
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Preparing to Implement HITECH: A State Guide for Electronic Health Information Exchange

The HITECH Act, enacted as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, expands the role of states in ...
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State Employee Health Management Initiatives

With a workforce increasingly susceptible to chronic diseases, states are addressing the various conditions that account for more than 75 ...
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Testimony – Infrastructure

Chairwoman Norton, Ranking Member Diaz-Balart, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify before you ...
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Testimony – Enhanced Rescission Authority

Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, I am pleased to appear before you today on behalf of the nation’s ...
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Testimony – PASS ID

Chairman Lieberman, Ranking Member Collins and distinguished members of the committee, my name is Jim Douglas, Governor of the state ...
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Testimony – ARRA Oversight

Chairman Towns, Ranking Member Issa, members of the committee, on behalf of the nation’s governors, thank you for holding a ...
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Testimony – Health Care Reform Scheppach

Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, my name is Ray Scheppach, and I am the Executive Director of the ...
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Testimony – Health Care Reform

Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, my name is Ray Scheppach, and I am the Executive Director of the ...
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Testimony -Pandemic Flu

Chairman Pryor, Ranking Member Ensign, members of the subcommittee, my name is John Thomasian and I am the director of ...
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Testimony – Health Care Reform

Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, my name is Ray Scheppach, and I am the Executive Director of the ...
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