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.

Flexibilities Under CCDBG/CCDF, CARES Act Supports for Small Businesses and Child Care

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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Early Release from Incarceration in Response to COVID-19

Correctional institutions are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks. As part of state and local COVID-19 response efforts, officials are taking ...
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Implementing Effective Social Distancing Policies to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

As COVID-19 is rapidly spreading throughout communities in the United States, policies promoting social distancing have been a critical strategy ...
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Gubernatorial Strategies for Health Care Workforce and Facility Capacity

COVID-19 is posing a serious threat to the nation’s health care workforce. As cases continue to rise, there will be ...
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Letter to U.S. Department of Education Regarding Education Stabilization Fund

April 3, 2020The Honorable Betsy DeVosSecretary, U.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20202Dear Secretary DeVos: On behalf of ...
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Coalition Letter on Fiscal Year 2020 Preparedness Grant Requirements

April 3, 2020 The Honorable Chad WolfActing SecretaryDepartment of Homeland SecurityWashington, D.C. 20528 The Honorable Pete GaynorAdministratorFederal Emergency Management Agency500 ...
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Letter Requesting FEMA Waive Cost-Share Requirements

April 2, 2020 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear President Trump: ...
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Postsecondary Strategies for COVID-19

Postsecondary education in states is a complicated ecosystem that connects oversight of adult basic education, workforce training programs, veterans’ programs, ...
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COVID-19 Responses in the Juvenile Justice System

As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, governors are taking action to limit the spread of this disease, including coordinating ...
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Request for Guidance on the Coronavirus Relief Fund

March 28, 2020 The Honorable Steven Mnuchin Secretary of the Treasury U.S. Department of Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, ...
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CARES Act & Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Health Response and Agency Operations: Workforce Provisions Summary and Analysis

Note: Title II of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) contains detailed provisions on the design ...
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Law Enforcement and Stay-at-Home Orders

As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, governors are taking action to limit the spread of the disease, including issuing ...
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