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.

Improving State Efforts to Prepare and Respond to Public Health Emergencies

Public health disasters, like natural or manmade disasters, have the potential to overwhelm a state’s emergency response capabilities resulting in ...
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Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Webinar #3

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted the final in a series of three webinars designed ...
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The Potential Role for Microgrids During Electric Power Outages Webinar

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webinar on microgrids for critical asset resiliency. This ...
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Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Webinar #2

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted the second in a series of three webinars designed ...
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The Role of Geographic Information Systems in State Energy Assurance Planning and Response

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webcast on geographic information systems (GIS) tools and ...
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A Governor’s Guide to Criminal Justice

Governors play a critical role in ensuring public safety and they oversee the state agencies responsible for implementing those policies ...
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Health Workforce Policy Academy Closing Meeting

October 21-22, 2015 | Washington, D.C.October 22, 2015 Agenda Presentations:October 21 State Team Presentations Moderator: Lauren Block, program director, Health ...
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Enhancing The Role of Fusion Centers in Cybersecurity

Fusion centers were created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to facilitate the type of multi-jurisdictional information sharing needed to prevent ...
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Strategies For Improving Outcomes For Justice-Involved Youth

A growing body of research finds that for many youth, involvement in the juvenile justice system can increase rates of ...
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The Cybersecurity Workforce: States’ Needs and Opportunities

The National Governors Association (NGA) released The Cybersecurity Workforce: States’ Needs and Opportunities, which examines factors to consider when creating a ...
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Health Workforce Policy Academy Meeting Building a Transformed Health Care Workforce: Moving from Planning to Implementation

May 19-20, 2014| Washington, D.C. The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices hosted a meeting on May 19-20, 2014, ...
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Governor’s Guide to Mass Evacuation

Click here to read the Governor's Guide to Mass Evacuation written by the Homeland Security and Public Safety Division of the NGA Center ...
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