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 Data Gets It Done

The Data Gets It Done

How States are Leveraging Data to Respond to and Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic by Jess Kirchner, Jordan Hynes, and ...
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National Governors Association Chairman’s Initiative Highlighted at CSEdCon

National Governors Association Chairman’s Initiative Highlighted at CSEdCon

The national computer science education conference in Los Angeles, California brought together state leaders, local educators, and industry partners to ...
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Return Utah: A Work-Based Learning Initiative for the Long-Term Out of Work

Return Utah: A Work-Based Learning Initiative for the Long-Term Out of Work

Staff from the NGA Center for Best Practices recently sat down with Utah Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson to learn about ...
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Moving Infrastructure Forward - State by State

Moving Infrastructure Forward – State by State

Governors are already moving forward on a generational mission to renew America's functional systems, including transportation, the electrical grid, broadband, ...
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Infrastructure and Workforce Development

Infrastructure and Workforce Development

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will have a significant effect on the federal workforce system at large and there ...
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2021 State of Computer Science Education Report

2021 State of Computer Science Education Report

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s NGA Chairman’s Initiative aims to expand access to K-12 computer science education across the United States ...
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Governors Ready to Deploy Infrastructure Funds on Behalf of States and Territories

Governors Ready to Deploy Infrastructure Funds on Behalf of States and Territories

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
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What the Infrastructure Package Means for Workforce Development: Opportunities for Governors

What the Infrastructure Package Means for Workforce Development: Opportunities for Governors

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes new allowable uses for transportation funds, investments in digital equity and inclusion, and ...
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Nuclear Learning Collaborative Series

Nuclear Learning Collaborative Series

A four-part educational and planning workshop series for Governors’ advisors and state leaders to provide key nuclear energy policy and ...
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State and Local Government Groups Call on Congress to Provide Greater Flexibility with Relief Aid

State and Local Government Groups Call on Congress to Provide Greater Flexibility with Relief Aid

Big Seven State and Local Organizations Urge House to Pass Senate Bill Today the leading organizations that represent state and ...
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Championing Health Equity

Championing Health Equity

This brief synthesizes key accomplishments and lessons learned based on interviews with 10 state COVID-19 health equity task forces. (View/Download) ...
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Achieving Progress Toward Health Equity Using Race and Ethnicity Data

Achieving Progress Toward Health Equity Using Race and Ethnicity Data

By improving the availability of and reducing the inconsistencies with race and ethnicity data, states can better understand inequities exacerbated ...
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