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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.

Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles Policy Workshop

January 10, 2017 | Denver, CO The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held a workshop to ...

Promoting Place-Based Strategies to Address Poverty

Exploring the Governor’s Role Growing up poor can have lifelong consequences for an individual and for society as a whole ...

States Plan Data-Driven Criminal Justice Reform

Today the National Governors Association (NGA) announced that three states—Arizona, Illinois and Oregon—have been selected to participate in the National Criminal Justice Reform ...
Building a High-Performing State Workforce Board

Building a High-Performing State Workforce Board

As many as one in three businesses in the United States struggled to fill needed jobs in 2015. Millions of ...

States Modernize Electric Power Sector

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that four states— Kentucky, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington—will participate in a new effort to help modernize the ...

Promising Practices in Boosting School Leadership Capacity: Principal Academies

The role of the public school principal has expanded dramatically in recent decades. The expanded role means they are now ...

State Technology & Policy Questions Around Highly Autonomous Vehicles

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webinar to explore the technology and policy developments ...

NGA Holds Policy Event, Releases Housing as Health Care Road Map for States

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health Division hosted an event at the National Press Club ...

NGA Releases Health Care Information Road Map for States

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health Division hosted an event at the National Press Club ...

Gov. McAuliffe Holds Small Business Cyber Roundtable

WASHINGTON—Today Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe hosted the fourth roundtable of his 2016-17 National Governors Association (NGA) chair’s initiative, Meet the Threat: States Confront ...

Getting the Right Information to the Right Health Care Providers at the Right Time: A Road Map for States to Improve Health Information Flow Between Providers

Exchange of clinical health information is critical to ensuring that providers have the best information possible when making decisions about ...

Governors Comment on Education Law Accountability Rule

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association today released the following the U.S. Department of Education’s release of the final accountability rule under ...