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.

CHILD AND FAMILY WELL-BEING LEARNING COHORT

CHILD AND FAMILY WELL-BEING LEARNING COHORT

The Child and Family Well-Being Learning Cohort is hosted by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) ...
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THE STATES’ ROLE IN NATIONAL DEFENSE

THE STATES’ ROLE IN NATIONAL DEFENSE

NGA’s homeland security, economic development, education, energy, and cyber experts will team with state and interagency partners to identify cross-sector policy connections ...
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NGA OUTDOOR RECREATION LEARNING NETWORK

NGA OUTDOOR RECREATION LEARNING NETWORK

Helping governors and their outdoor recreation staff explore strategies to leverage their unique natural, cultural and historical resources to improve ...
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Broadband

Broadband

Access to fast, reliable broadband is critical to households, businesses, and communities in the modern economy. The ongoing COVID-19 public ...
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RESKILLING AND RECOVERY NETWORK

RESKILLING AND RECOVERY NETWORK

Bringing together state and community college leaders with workforce and industry partners to collaboratively identify and scale strategies that give ...
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POLICY ACADEMY ON SCALING WORK-BASED LEARNING

POLICY ACADEMY ON SCALING WORK-BASED LEARNING

The NGA Center for Best Practices, with support from the Siemens Foundation, is assisting states in scaling high quality work-based ...
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STATE ENERGY TOOLKIT

STATE ENERGY TOOLKIT

The toolkit offers ideas to help governors respond to trends as they take action in their states in four areas ...
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REFORMING CHILD WELFARE THROUGH A THREE-BRANCH APPROACH

REFORMING CHILD WELFARE THROUGH A THREE-BRANCH APPROACH

This Three-Branch Toolkit helps state leaders communicate effectively among branches, understand and respect the complementary roles of each branch, effectively ...
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RURAL PROSPERITY THROUGH THE ARTS & CREATIVE SECTOR

RURAL PROSPERITY THROUGH THE ARTS & CREATIVE SECTOR

Rural America has a robust cultural history that has enriched the nation and its people. Rural America is also beset ...
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VIRTUAL RESOURCE CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

VIRTUAL RESOURCE CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

States have a unique role in public health emergency management. They develop policies and authorities that govern strategy and activities ...
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Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council

Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council

The NGA Center formed the Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council (GHSAC) to provide an organizational structure through which the homeland ...
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