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.

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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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Impacts of COVID-19 on Transportation Operations and Revenue

Governors and their states are on the frontlines of response to the evolving coronavirus pandemic. State transportation agencies are playing ...
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Pertinent Higher Education Provisions in the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes an Education Stabilization Fund of $30.75 billion. Funding is ...
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Dual Credit in the Time of COVID-19

Students enrolled in dual credit courses are relying upon multiple stakeholders to execute the transition from the classroom to virtual ...
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Overview of State Actions on Business Closure and Personal Movement Restrictions in Response to COVID-19

As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, governors are taking action to limit the spread of this disease. Business closures, ...
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State Tolling of Statutes of Limitations and Interstate Extraditions During COVID-19

NGA received questions from several states about tolling of statute of limitations and interstate extraditions during the COVID-19 outbreak. The ...
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State and Local Government Organizations Seek Pause on Public Comments on Rulemaking Processes

March 20, 2020 President Donald J. Trump The White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: On behalf ...
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Governors’ Request for Third Congressional Supplemental Bill

March 20, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnellMajority LeaderUnited States SenateU.S. Capitol Building, Room S-230Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Chuck SchumerMinority ...
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Gubernatorial Actions to Support Medical Surge Capacity

The coronavirus and COVID-19 are spreading across the United States and experts predict significant disruption to the U.S. health care ...
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National Governors Association Advocates Extension of REAL ID Deadline

March 17, 2020 The Honorable Chad WolfActing SecretaryDepartment of Homeland SecurityWashington, D.C. 20528 Dear Acting Secretary Wolf: Governors, states and ...
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Governors Urge Senate Passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The nation’s governors called on the U.S. Senate to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to aid their efforts ...
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