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.

Prevention of Targeted Violence and Terrorism Against Public Health Personnel and Assets

Prevention of Targeted Violence and Terrorism Against Public Health Personnel and Assets

(View/Download) Introduction The significant growing frustration and discontent with public health interventions and the pandemic response has contributed to ongoing ...
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Opioid and COVID-19 Related Resources

Opioid and COVID-19 Related Resources

(View/Download) Relevant information and guidance for communities confronting opioids in the age of COVID-19 The Intersection of Two Pandemics: Addiction ...
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Letter Urging Congress to Extend Waiver Authorities for the COVID-19 School Nutrition Rules

Letter Urging Congress to Extend Waiver Authorities for the COVID-19 School Nutrition Rules

"As districts and community programs prepare for the upcoming school year, it is becoming increasingly clear that most students will ...
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Congress’ Failure to Reach Agreement on Aid to State and Local Governments Leaves Them in an Untenable Position

Congress’ Failure to Reach Agreement on Aid to State and Local Governments Leaves Them in an Untenable Position

The failure of Congress to reach a compromise on a new coronavirus relief package imperils the ability of state and ...
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EPA PFAS Standard Setting Process

EPA PFAS Standard Setting Process

As communities across the nation discover PFAS in their drinking water, surface waters, groundwater and soils, states and the Environmental ...
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Source Water Protection for Safe Drinking and Recreation: State Partnerships and Funding Opportunities with USDA

Source Water Protection for Safe Drinking and Recreation: State Partnerships and Funding Opportunities with USDA

Communities in every state depend on clean water for drinking and for outdoor recreation but state and local budgets normally ...
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National Governors Association Leaders Call on Congress to Come Together on Coronavirus Relief

National Governors Association Leaders Call on Congress to Come Together on Coronavirus Relief

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, the NGA ...
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National Governors Association Selects 10 States for Data-Driven Strategies to Address Impaired Driving

National Governors Association Selects 10 States for Data-Driven Strategies to Address Impaired Driving

As state and local governments adjust to the changing landscape of drug use, the National Governors Association will assist 10 ...
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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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Strategies to Address Social Isolation and Loneliness During COVID-19

Strategies to Address Social Isolation and Loneliness During COVID-19

As governors continue efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and reopen the economy, the psychological toll of the pandemic ...
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Parts of a Whole: Critical Aspects to Support PreK to Grade 3

Parts of a Whole: Critical Aspects to Support PreK to Grade 3

Virtual Convening | August 4-6, 2020 The education field is steeped in tough issues related to fall 2020. They face ...
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Unemployment Insurance During COVID-19

Businesses across the country are closed in response to the spread of COVID-19. Unemployment assistance has typically been available only ...
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