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.

States Take On Heroin, Illicit Fentanyl to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that seven states, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, will participate in an NGA ...
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‘Governor’s Corner’ Column Spotlights State Energy Advancements

Each quarter, the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices Environment, Energy and Transportation Division pens “Governor’s Corner,” a column in Public ...
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Gov. McAuliffe Holds Second Cyber Roundtable

WASHINGTON—Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe hosted an education and workforce cyber event last week as part of a series of roundtables highlighting ...
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States Focus On Comprehensive Approach To Reduce Tobacco Use

WASHINGTON—Though cigarette smoking among high schoolers and adults continues to decline, tobacco use remains the leading cause of premature death ...
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States Improve Health Care Data Flow

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that three states, Illinois, Louisiana and Michigan, will receive support to address policy issues that limit the ...
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NGA Releases Medicaid Toolkit at Press Event in Washington, D.C.

Today at an event at the National Press Club, experts from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA ...
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States Focus on Improving Child Welfare

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that eight states—Alabama, Kentucky, Maryland, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin—will participate in a ...
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States Respond To Increased Volatility Of Electricity Demand

WASHINGTON, D.C. – States across the country are confronting a shift to a “peakier” pattern in the use of electricity—meaning the highest ...
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New Opportunity: Early Care and Education Workforce Investment

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that seven states, Alabama, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Utah and Washington, will receive grants and support to help develop ...
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Gov. McAuliffe Holds First Cyber Roundtable

WASHINGTON—Today at the first official meeting for his 2016-17 National Governors Association (NGA) chair’s initiative, Meet the Threat: States Confront the ...
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NGA Releases New Resource for State Health Care Leaders

State governments around the nation have a long history of acting as health care innovators and pioneers. With the population ...
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Gov. McAuliffe Named NGA Chair, Unveils Cyber Initiative

DES MOINES—Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe officially became the new chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) today at the closing session ...
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