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.

New Opportunity: Early Care and Education Workforce Investment

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that seven states, Alabama, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Utah and Washington, will receive grants and support to help develop ...

Gov. McAuliffe Holds First Cyber Roundtable

WASHINGTON—Today at the first official meeting for his 2016-17 National Governors Association (NGA) chair’s initiative, Meet the Threat: States Confront the ...

NGA Releases New Resource for State Health Care Leaders

State governments around the nation have a long history of acting as health care innovators and pioneers. With the population ...

ESSA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Recommendations

The Honorable John King Secretary U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue SW Washington, DC 20024 Dear Secretary King: On ...

Gov. McAuliffe Named NGA Chair, Unveils Cyber Initiative

DES MOINES—Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe officially became the new chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) today at the closing session ...

Governors Sign Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction

WASHINGTON—Forty-six governors have signed the Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction, developed by and released today through the National Governors Association (NGA) ...

A Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction

Governors have long been at the forefront of efforts to prevent and treat opioid addiction, working with health care providers, ...

Finding Solutions to the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Road Map for States

Inappropriate opioid prescribing is fueling one of the deadliest drug epidemics in United States history. Every day in the U.S., ...

Treasury Rulemaking

The Honorable Jacob Lew United States Treasury Secretary U.S. Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.  20220 ...

States Stem Opioid Overdose Through Information Sharing

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that four states—Delaware, Minnesota, New Mexico and Rhode Island—will participate in a learning lab on improving data-collection ...

Wildfire Suppression Funding

The Honorable Lisa Murkowski U.S. Senate SH-709 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Maria Cantwell U.S. Senate ...

Opioid Addiction

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate United States Capitol, S-230 Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Harry Reid Minority ...