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.

Governors to Congress: Military Technicians Help Keep Our Country Safe

WASHINGTON— Today the National Governors Association (NGA) announced governors’ support for the legislation introduced by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and ...

Governors’ Principles for Federal Budget

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate United States Capitol Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker of ...

States Strengthen Youth Incarceration Alternatives

Today the National Governors Association (NGA) announced that five states and territories—Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma and the Virgin Islands—have been selected to participate in a ...

States Advance Energy Goals Through New NGA Opportunity

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that five states— Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington—will participate in a state retreat to help them ...

Parents and Children Thriving Together: Two-Generation State Policy Network Kickoff Meeting

March 20-22, 2017 | Denver, Colorado The National Governors Association for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Center for Law ...

NGA Helps States Navigate Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON—As Congress and the Administration consider sweeping health care reforms, governors are assessing how proposed changes will affect their residents ...

Crowdsourcing Cybersecurity 101: Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure

Right now, cyber criminals and foreign nations are probing state systems for vulnerabilities. Malicious actors exploit errors in software code ...

Q&A: Phishing

What is Phishing? Phishing refers to the criminal practice of using fraudulent emails to trick unsuspecting victims intodisclosing sensitive information ...

Q&A: Internet-of-Things

What is the Internet-of-Things? The Internet-of-Things (IoT) describes how commercial industries are including Internet connectivity in a wide range of ...
Cybersecurity Podcast

Cybersecurity Podcast

A NGA series on cybersecurity featuring special guests with expertise across a range of cyber issues. The State of States’ ...

Smart & Safe: State Strategies for Enhancing Cybersecurity in the Electric Sector

Cyber-attacks have grown rapidly in the last few years and the energy sector has become a prime target for those ...

Cyber Liability Insurance for States

Perfect cybersecurity is impossible, and even the most sophisticated defenders fall prey to cyber attacks. This residual risk can potentially ...