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.

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, Department of Defense Launch Initiative to Unlock Economic Potential of Defense Assets

NGA, Department of Defense Launch Initiative to Unlock Economic Potential of Defense Assets

Governors, States Examine their Role in Supporting Defense Mission To help governors and states work more closely with the defense ...
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Enhancing Our Defense Communities—a Virtual Workshop Series, 2020

Enhancing Our Defense Communities—a Virtual Workshop Series, 2020

Reach and Engage our Defense Communities Our virtual series kicked-off in September with a workshop dedicated to highlighting federal and ...
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Governors Call for Equity in Title 32 Cost Share

Governors Call for Equity in Title 32 Cost Share

Today, governors are calling on the President to institute a fair and equitable solution to the use of and funding ...
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Governors Urge President to Extend Title 32 Today

Governors from across the country have called on the President numerous times to extend the use of Title 32 for ...
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Letter Regarding Fiscal Year 2021 Defense Appropriations

June 4, 2020 The Honorable Pete ViscloskyChairman, Subcommittee on DefenseHouse Committee on AppropriationsH-405, The CapitolWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Ken ...
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Letter Regarding National Defense Authorization Act Priorities

June 4, 2020 The Honorable James InhofeChairmanSenate Armed Services Committee218 Russell Senate Office BuildingWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jack ReedRanking ...
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Letter Requesting Extension of Title 32 Authority During Pandemic

May 28, 2020 The Honorable Donald J. TrumpPresident of the United States1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20500Dear President Trump: On ...
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Governors Oppose Billion-Dollar Cuts to Critical National Guard Funding

The National Governors Association (NGA) stands with the National Guard Association of the United States and elected officials across the ...
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NGA Commends Congress for Taking a Step Closer to Funding the US National Guard and Department of Defense of fiscal year 2019 defense spending legislation

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today released a statement regarding Senate passage for the fiscal year 2019 defense spending legislation ...
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Governors Commend Final Passage of the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act

As commanders-in-chief of their respective National Guards, governors truly understand the critical importance of the annual passage of the NDAA, which helps ...
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Council Letter On Use of National Guard in Disaster Response

Council Co-Chair Letter (from Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy) to Deputy Secretary Shanahan and General Lengyel ...
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