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Roadmap to Recovery

A Public Health Guide for Governors (View/Download) Executive Summary The global pandemic of COVID-19 poses an unprecedented challenge to the ...
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Addressing College Students’ Basic Needs: Housing and Food Insecurity

Addressing College Students’ Basic Needs: Housing and Food Insecurity

During the webinar, state leaders from the Parents and Children Thriving Together: Two-Generation State Policy Network (PACTT Network) shared how ...
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Governors’ Letter Regarding COVID-19 Aid Request

The Honorable Mitch McConnellMajority Leader, United States SenateU.S. Capitol Building, Room S-230Washington, DC 20510The Honorable Chuck SchumerMinority Leader, United States ...
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State and Local Government Associations Urge ‘Robust, Flexible’ Federal Relief During Pandemic

The seven leading organizations representing state and local governments at the federal level called on Congress to “immediately provide robust, ...
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Steps to Address Food and Financial Insecurity for Individuals and Families in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

This memo looks at what system level changes governors are making to address food and financial insecurity, including support for ...
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Operational Coordination for COVID-19 Response and Recovery

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows in scale and complexity, so does the number of state, federal, local, nonprofit, and private ...
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Governors Renew Bipartisan Request for Fiscal Relief for States

National Governors Association Chair Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and NGA Vice Chair New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the following ...
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The Additive Manufacturing Response to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts global supply chains and manufacturing operations, the medical community faces a critical shortage of certain ...
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Governor Actions to Address PPE and Ventilator Shortages

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in global demand for critical personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical equipment, ...
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National Governors Association Outlines Need for ‘Additional and Immediate’ Fiscal Assistance to States

Calls on Congress to Allocate Additional $500 Billion National Governors Association Chair Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and NGA Vice Chair ...
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Gubernatorial Considerations for Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Implementation

Pandemics, emergencies, and other catastrophic events require governors and state and territory leaders to consider how they will continue to ...
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Follow-Up: Coalition Letter on Fiscal Year 2020 Preparedness Grant Requirements

April 9, 2020 The Honorable Chad WolfActing SecretaryDepartment of Homeland SecurityWashington, D.C. 20528 The Honorable Pete GaynorAdministratorFederal Emergency Management Agency500 ...
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