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.

State Roadmap for Workforce Recovery

State Roadmap for Workforce Recovery

This roadmap is designed to help Governors and state leaders address four objectives necessary to respond holistically to the unemployment ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization and Administration in Correctional Settings

COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization and Administration in Correctional Settings

This memorandum provides an overview of how states have prioritized correctional staff and incarcerated individuals as part of publicly available ...
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Allocating COVID-19 Vaccines in Initial Phases of Distribution: Federal Recommendations and Considerations for States

Allocating COVID-19 Vaccines in Initial Phases of Distribution: Federal Recommendations and Considerations for States

This memorandum summarizes federal recommendations regarding who should receive the initially limited vaccine first, how states are approaching allocation and ...
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States’ Winter Holiday and Celebration Safety Guidance during COVID-19

States’ Winter Holiday and Celebration Safety Guidance during COVID-19

This list outlines states’ health and safety guidance and considerations for winter holidays (e.g., Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, New Year’s) and ...
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NGA Partner Resources - COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Communications Plans

NGA Partner Resources – COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Communications Plans

Federal, state, territorial, tribal, and local governments and private partners are working collaboratively to ensure that vaccines are distributed in ...
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State Initiatives for Small Business Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Crisis

State Initiatives for Small Business Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Crisis

This memo summarizes a variety of types of state small business initiatives launched or expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic and ...
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Governor Guidance on the Energy Sector During COVID-19 Response

Governor Guidance on the Energy Sector During COVID-19 Response

This memo serves to provide guidance to governors on how they can best support and protect the energy industry during ...
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Exploring the On-Demand  Economy in Colorado

Exploring the On-Demand Economy in Colorado

To address the lack of place-based context needed to understand what drivers underlie trends in nonemployer work, the Colorado Department ...
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Supporting an Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

Supporting an Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

This report looks at key themes, strategies, and challenges across State and Territorial COVID-19 vaccination plans. (View/Download) Executive Summary Ensuring ...
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The Road Ahead:  Planning for Electric Vehicles by Managing Grid Interactions

The Road Ahead: Planning for Electric Vehicles by Managing Grid Interactions

This paper includes recommendations to help Governors meet their EV goals and provides strategies that can improve the interplay between ...
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Transportation Funding and Financing during COVID-19

Transportation Funding and Financing during COVID-19

This memo summarizes mechanisms states and territories use to fund and finance transportation systems, as well as recent Governor initiatives ...
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The Future of  State Telehealth Policy

The Future of State Telehealth Policy

This paper summarizes the types of telehealth policy flexibilities provided by states and the federal government during the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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