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.

State of the States 2022

State of the States 2022

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2022 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, ...
Strengthening Work-Based Learning Programs

Strengthening Work-Based Learning Programs

COVID has hit our workforce and economy hard. As governors, we offer this strategy for growth in 2022. by Governor ...
Summary of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Summary of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Quick highlights of interest to states and territories from the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. by Mary Catherine Ott On ...
President Biden Joins Governors on COVID-19 Response Team Call

President Biden Joins Governors on COVID-19 Response Team Call

President Biden Joins the White House COVID-19 Response Team’s Regular Call with the National Governors Association to Discuss his Administration’s ...
NGA Hosts Summit to Begin Implementation of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

NGA Hosts Summit to Begin Implementation of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Governors will continue to be at the forefront leading the implementation of these historic infrastructure investments. by Glenn Grimshaw The ...
Governor Hutchinson Hosts National Computer Science Education Week Kick-Off

Governor Hutchinson Hosts National Computer Science Education Week Kick-Off

Arkansas Governor and NGA Chairman Asa Hutchinson hosted the official national launch event for #CSEdWeek 2021 in Little Rock, Arkansas ...
State Innovation for Strengthening Families

State Innovation for Strengthening Families

Governors have developed ambitious initiatives to improve the lives of children and families. by Isabella Cuneo Governing a state is ...
The Data Gets It Done

The Data Gets It Done

How States are Leveraging Data to Respond to and Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic by Jess Kirchner, Jordan Hynes, and ...
National Governors Association Chairman’s Initiative Highlighted at CSEdCon

National Governors Association Chairman’s Initiative Highlighted at CSEdCon

The national computer science education conference in Los Angeles, California brought together state leaders, local educators, and industry partners to ...
Return Utah: A Work-Based Learning Initiative for the Long-Term Out of Work

Return Utah: A Work-Based Learning Initiative for the Long-Term Out of Work

Staff from the NGA Center for Best Practices recently sat down with Utah Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson to learn about ...
Moving Infrastructure Forward - State by State

Moving Infrastructure Forward – State by State

Governors are already moving forward on a generational mission to renew America's functional systems, including transportation, the electrical grid, broadband, ...
Infrastructure and Workforce Development

Infrastructure and Workforce Development

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will have a significant effect on the federal workforce system at large and there ...