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.

Building an Adult-Friendly Postsecondary Policy Framework

Building an Adult-Friendly Postsecondary Policy Framework

During the webinar, state leaders from the Parents and Children Thriving Together: Two-Generation State Policy Network (PACTT Network) shared how ...
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Creating Water Resilience: State Regulations for Water Reuse and Recycling

Creating Water Resilience: State Regulations for Water Reuse and Recycling

As water resources continue to be stressed even in traditionally water rich states by climate change, population growth, pollution and ...
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COVID-19 Impacts to Energy Security

COVID-19 Impacts to Energy Security

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the electricity sector, decreasing electric load and increasing the risk of energy incidents. Electricity use ...
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Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Water Utility Revenue Losses From COVID-19

Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Water Utility Revenue Losses From COVID-19

Drinking water utilities are expected to lose $13.9 billion in the next year due COVID-19 according to the American Water ...
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Addressing College Students’ Basic Needs: Housing and Food Insecurity

Addressing College Students’ Basic Needs: Housing and Food Insecurity

During the webinar, state leaders from the Parents and Children Thriving Together: Two-Generation State Policy Network (PACTT Network) shared how ...
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Flexibilities Under CCDBG/CCDF, CARES Act Supports for Small Businesses and Child Care

During the webinar, state leaders from the Parents and Children Thriving Together: Two-Generation State Policy Network (PACTT Network) shared how ...
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Rural Energy Affordability Solutions

Rural Energy Affordability Solutions

Rural households typically spend 40 percent more on energy bills than urban households (ACEEE). States are working to reduce rural ...
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Impacts of COVID-19 on Transportation Operations and Revenue

Governors and their states are on the frontlines of response to the evolving coronavirus pandemic. State transportation agencies are playing ...
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2020 Energy Outlook: Updates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

2020 Energy Outlook: Updates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

The webinar featured energy market forecasts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) 2020 Annual Energy Outlook, focusing on information ...
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2019 Novel Coronavirus: Public Health Legal Preparedness

Click here to view fullscreen The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Governors Association, and the American Bar Association ...
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How Extreme Weather Trends Impact Transportation Networks

How Extreme Weather Trends Impact Transportation Networks

In both incremental and dramatic ways, extreme weather is threatening our nation’s transportation networks. Devastating disasters, including hurricanes, floods, and ...
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State Strategies to Improve Energy Resilience through Distributed Technologies

State Strategies to Improve Energy Resilience through Distributed Technologies

Energy systems face increasing pressure from natural hazards, physical threats, and cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Implementing distributed energy solutions such as efficiency, ...
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