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.

Advancing Equitable Access to and Success in Work-Based Learning

Advancing Equitable Access to and Success in Work-Based Learning

The economic and societal instability from COVID-19 revealed the inequities in our education and workforce systems and forced policymakers to ...
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Partnering With Tribal Nations For Covid-19 Vaccinations: A Case Study Of Alaska

Partnering With Tribal Nations For Covid-19 Vaccinations: A Case Study Of Alaska

Alaskan tribal communities and state leaders adapted existing vaccination infrastructure for co-leadership, communication, problem solving, and health care across a ...
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Governors Hail FDA Approval of Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

Governors Hail FDA Approval of Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
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Governors Commend Extension of 100 Percent Federal Cost Share for National Guard Title-32 COVID-19 Mission and FEMA Public Assistance

Governors Commend Extension of 100 Percent Federal Cost Share for National Guard Title-32 COVID-19 Mission and FEMA Public Assistance

Today, the National Governors Association (NGA) applauded President Biden and his administration for extending 100 percent federal cost share for ...
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State Strategies to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Rural Communities

State Strategies to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Rural Communities

This papers pulls together considerations and examples of best and promising practices for Governors, including building vaccine confidence through consistent, ...
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Creating a More Equitable Workforce System: Opportunities for Governors and States

Creating a More Equitable Workforce System: Opportunities for Governors and States

This brief outlines eight strategies to promote equity throughout the reemployment and workforce service delivery process. (Download) The COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Promoting Employment for People With Disabilities Through Statewide Coordination

Promoting Employment for People With Disabilities Through Statewide Coordination

This guide describes how a collaborative planning process can improve support for workers with disabilities by better coordinating State services ...
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Age Boundaries in Juvenile Justice Systems

Age Boundaries in Juvenile Justice Systems

This brief focuses on emerging trends in raise-the-age efforts across states, including: (1) raising the maximum age of juvenile court ...
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State Summit on Energy Resilience Planning and Funding

State Summit on Energy Resilience Planning and Funding

State participants from Governors' offices and state energy offices convened to discuss energy resilience best practices related to planning and ...
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes generational investments in priorities such as repairing roads and bridges, boosting transit and ...
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Governors Applaud Senate Infrastructure Vote, Urge Swift Action in House

Governors Applaud Senate Infrastructure Vote, Urge Swift Action in House

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
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Congress Encouraged to Provide Flexible Federal Funding for Infrastructure

Congress Encouraged to Provide Flexible Federal Funding for Infrastructure

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
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