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.

Briefing on Managing Public Records

Briefing on Managing Public Records

On June 25, the National Governors Association hosted its monthly briefing for Governors’ legal counsel. The call discussed managing requests ...
CJPA Briefing on ‘Supporting Problem Solving and Specialty Courts’

CJPA Briefing on ‘Supporting Problem Solving and Specialty Courts’

On Thursday, June 27th, the National Governors Association (NGA) hosted its monthly briefing for the Criminal Justice Policy Advisors (CJPA) ...
Public Health Emergency Playbook

Public Health Emergency Playbook

(Download) The Public Health Emergency Playbook is a guide designed for Governors and their staff, offering a comprehensive resource to ...
The Governor’s Guide to Public Health Preparedness

The Governor’s Guide to Public Health Preparedness

The Governor’s Guide to Public Health Preparedness serves as a primer on the fundamentals of public health preparedness for governors ...
Economic Development and Revitalization Task Force Letter on FY25 Appropriations

Economic Development and Revitalization Task Force Letter on FY25 Appropriations

The Honorable Patty MurrayChairSenate Committee on AppropriationsCapitol Building S-146AWashington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Susan CollinsVice ChairSenate Committee on AppropriationsCapitol Building ...
Energy Cyber Workforce Policy Brief

Energy Cyber Workforce Policy Brief

Governors play a critical role in creating pathways for cybersecurity professionals, through workforce development programs, reskilling efforts, public outreach, and ...
State of the State – 2024

State of the State – 2024

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2024 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, ...
Comprehensive Energy Planning 101

Comprehensive Energy Planning 101

The National Governors Association (NGA) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) are conducting a series of webinars ...
New Parenting Toolkit Helps Families Learn Ways to Disagree Better

New Parenting Toolkit Helps Families Learn Ways to Disagree Better

At the Nashville convening of the Disagree Better Initiative scholars from the Wheatley Institute at Brigham Young University and from ...
Congressional Briefing on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in states and territories

Congressional Briefing on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in states and territories

With Congress considering a possible reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the National Governors Association’s Task Force ...
NGA Wraps Up Third Broadband Leaders Workshop in Kansas 

NGA Wraps Up Third Broadband Leaders Workshop in Kansas 

NGA hosted its third Broadband Leaders Workshop, June 3-5, in Overland Park, Kansas. Over 60 broadband leaders from around 40 ...
CJPA Briefing on Considerations for Women in Correctional Settings

CJPA Briefing on Considerations for Women in Correctional Settings

On Thursday, May 23rd, the National Governors Association (NGA) hosted its monthly briefing for the Criminal Justice Policy Advisors (CJPA) ...