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.

NGA Releases New Resource for State Health Care Leaders

State governments around the nation have a long history of acting as health care innovators and pioneers. With the population ...
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Gov. McAuliffe Named NGA Chair, Unveils Cyber Initiative

DES MOINES—Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe officially became the new chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) today at the closing session ...
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Governors Sign Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction

WASHINGTON—Forty-six governors have signed the Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction, developed by and released today through the National Governors Association (NGA) ...
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A Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction

Governors have long been at the forefront of efforts to prevent and treat opioid addiction, working with health care providers, ...
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States Stem Opioid Overdose Through Information Sharing

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that four states—Delaware, Minnesota, New Mexico and Rhode Island—will participate in a learning lab on improving data-collection ...
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Governors Advance Strategies to Improve Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) announced today the selection of four states, Alaska, Michigan, New Hampshire and Virginia, to participate in policy retreats to advance ...
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Governors Weigh In on Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association today released the following statement on Congress’ reauthorization of the federal child nutrition programs: “Governors have ...
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States Bolster Cybersecurity Practices To Thwart Crime

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that five states— Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Nevada and Oregon—will participate in a policy academy on developing and implementing comprehensive ...
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NGA, NCJA Launch State Criminal Justice Reform Initiative

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) and the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), through its Center for Justice Planning, today announced ...
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Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council Announces New Leadership

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced new executive leadership for the Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council (GHSAC) for 2016-2017 ...
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States Make Progress On Radioactive Waste Cleanup Efforts

WASHINGTON—Governors play a crucial role in cleaning up the radioactive waste generated from America’s nuclear weapons production, an endeavor that ...
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Governors Unite in the War Against Opioids

Governors gathered at the 2016 Winter Meeting to discuss how to address the nation’s opioid crisis, which claims the lives ...
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