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.

Education Topic Papers a Governor’s Dual Enrollment Framework for Success

Education Topic Papers a Governor’s Dual Enrollment Framework for Success

The 2019 Governor’s Pocket Guide to Early Literacy underscores the importance of early literacy with compelling state examples of outcomes, initiatives ...
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energy solutions

State Energy Toolkit

Governors are developing policies to promote the ongoing transformation of the energy sector into one that is more diverse, efficient, ...
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NGA Selects 5 States to Address Managed Care as a Tool to Drive Health System Change

The National Governors Association (NGA) competitively selected five states — Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Wisconsin — to ...
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Webinar: Ebola and Beyond: Legal Preparedness for Outbreaks

Webinar: Ebola and Beyond: Legal Preparedness for Outbreaks

Download the webinar here. Description: NGA is excited to announce the launch of a webinar series on Legal Preparedness for ...
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NGA Selects 6 States to Address the Health Care Workforce Needs of a Modern Delivery System

The National Governors Association (NGA) competitively selected six states -- Connecticut, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, New York and Oklahoma -- ...
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Governor’s Pocket Guide to Early Literacy

Governor’s Pocket Guide to Early Literacy

The 2019 Governor’s Pocket Guide to Early Literacy underscores the importance of early literacy with compelling state examples of outcomes, initiatives ...
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Transportation Electrification: States Rev Up

Governors and states more broadly are pivotal in the ongoing transformation of the transportation sector to one that is increasingly ...
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Housing Resilience:  Best Practices for States on Resilient Planning & Recovery

Housing Resilience: Best Practices for States on Resilient Planning & Recovery

This white paper is informed by perspectives from a roundtable on enhancing housing resilience that NGA hosted in January 2019 ...
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Governor’s Action Guide to Achieving Good Jobs for All Americans

Governor’s Action Guide to Achieving Good Jobs for All Americans

This guide is a result of the 2018-2019 NGA Chair’s Initiative Good Jobs for All Americans, led by Montana Governor ...
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Protecting Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

Protecting Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

Governors and state legislators are increasingly focused on the impact that surprise medical bills have on consumers. To support governors ...
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State Cyber  Disruption  Response Plans

State Cyber Disruption Response Plans

This issue brief examines state cyber disruption response plans that governors are developing and testing in preparation for cyberattacks that ...
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NGA Health to Assist 5 States on Addressing Infectious Diseases Related to Substance Use

The National Governors Association Health Division (NGA Health) will be working with five states -- Alaska, Idaho, Iowa, Nevada and ...
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