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.

America’s Governors Are Strengthening and Protecting Our States’ Critical Infrastructure

Originally published in the Detroit News By Gretchen Whitmer and Larry Hogan As the East Coast cleans up from hurricanes, ...

Governor Larry Hogan NGA Chair’s Initiative International Study Tour to Australia

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan led a multi-state delegation to Australia for a four-day study tour to explore the country’s innovative ...

Governor Larry Hogan NGA Chair’s Initiative Infrastructure Stakeholder Summit

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan kicked off the first of four stakeholder summits in Boston, as part of his 2019-20 NGA ...
Cyber Threats are a Collective Danger. States and Industry Must Respond Collectively.

Cyber Threats are a Collective Danger. States and Industry Must Respond Collectively.

By John Bel Edwards, Asa Hutchinson and Thomas Kennedy You are probably reading this on an internet-connected device. If you ...

The Growing Importance of the Arts to Rural America

Published in Governing. We're all too familiar with the stories of rural areas that didn't rebound from the last recession, ...

This Is What Leadership Looks Like

Originally published in The Hill. By Scott D. Pattison As federal government dysfunction led to a record partial government shutdown, ...
Governors Build Global Ties, Stability in Challenging Times

Governors Build Global Ties, Stability in Challenging Times

Originally run on RealClearPolitics.com. By Scott D. Pattison Over the past several years, the leaders of America’s 55 states, territories, ...

Yahoo Op-Ed: America’s Governors are Taking the Lead in Bringing Jobs to Their States

Amid a time of transition, the National Governors Association (NGA) remains dedicated to helping governors achieve the goals with which ...

Water Infrastructure Law A Victory for Governors

The National Governors Association statement applauding the signing of S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 ...