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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.

Associations Release Roadmap on Strategies for Countering Opioid Misuse in Correctional Settings

Associations Release Roadmap on Strategies for Countering Opioid Misuse in Correctional Settings

As opioid overdoses continue to claim tens of thousands of American lives each year, the National Governors Association (NGA) and ...
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State and Local Government Organizations Welcome Biden-Harris Inauguration, Condemn Acts of Violence

State and Local Government Organizations Welcome Biden-Harris Inauguration, Condemn Acts of Violence

The National Governors Association, The Council of State Governments, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Association of Counties, National League ...
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National Governors Association, Cognizant U.S. Foundation Launch Workforce Innovation Network to Support a Robust, Equitable Recovery

National Governors Association, Cognizant U.S. Foundation Launch Workforce Innovation Network to Support a Robust, Equitable Recovery

As Governors lead efforts to promote equitable and forward-looking economic recovery in their states and territories, the National Governors Association ...
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As Governors Lead on Vaccine Distribution, White Paper Identifies Key Challenges and Promising Practices

As Governors Lead on Vaccine Distribution, White Paper Identifies Key Challenges and Promising Practices

As Governors prepare to embark on the largest vaccination campaign in history to ensure that a safe and effective COVID-19 ...
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National Governors Association Leadership Calls on Congress to Deliver a COVID Relief Bill and Support States Before Recessing

National Governors Association Leadership Calls on Congress to Deliver a COVID Relief Bill and Support States Before Recessing

New York Governor and National Governors Association Chairman Andrew Cuomo and Arkansas Governor and NGA Vice Chairman Asa Hutchinson issued ...
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National Governors Association Leadership Condemns Plot Against Michigan Governor, Praises State and Federal Response

National Governors Association Leadership Condemns Plot Against Michigan Governor, Praises State and Federal Response

New York Governor and National Governors Association Chairman Andrew Cuomo and Arkansas Governor and NGA Vice Chairman Asa Hutchinson issued ...
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National Governors Association Leadership Calls on Congress to Prioritize State and Local Aid

‘This Is a National Problem, and It Demands a Bipartisan and National Solution’ WASHINGTON – New York Governor and National ...
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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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13 States Join Learning Network Supporting Child and Family Well-Being Throughout the Pandemic

13 States Join Learning Network Supporting Child and Family Well-Being Throughout the Pandemic

As families and communities face increased uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 13 states have joined a new network linking ...
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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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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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