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.

NGA Vaccine Survey of States and Territories

NGA Vaccine Survey of States and Territories

States and territories will need additional resources, funding and support to carry-out the most expansive vaccination plan in history. (View/Download) ...
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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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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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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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Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Getting Main Street Back on its Feet

Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Getting Main Street Back on its Feet

“As the state has rolled out over $1 billion of the CARES Act monies to the individuals and businesses affected ...
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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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Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Prioritizing Testing and PPE to Protect Americans

Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Prioritizing Testing and PPE to Protect Americans

Federal support is needed to ensure that states and territories have the necessary PPE and testing resources to protect our ...
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Putting CARES Act Funds to Work: Investing in Education, Investing in Recovery

Putting CARES Act Funds to Work: Investing in Education, Investing in Recovery

Federal support is needed to ensure school safety, as well as protect public health, stimulate the economy, coordinate and support ...
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Information Systems and Data Flow for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Information Systems and Data Flow for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

The paper discusses systems and data flow implications for vaccine allocation, distribution, administration, tracking, and reporting, including a visual depiction ...
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State Covid-19 Testing Web Resources

State Covid-19 Testing Web Resources

This list contains links to state and territory web resource pages for COVID-19 testing. The web resource pages provide information ...
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Supporting State Behavioral Health Systems During COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Supporting State Behavioral Health Systems During COVID-19 Response and Recovery

This paper identifies for Governors the key issues that are currently challenging state behavioral health systems, along with actions that ...
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COVID-19 K-12 SCHOOL OPENING AND CLOSING POLICIES

COVID-19 K-12 SCHOOL OPENING AND CLOSING POLICIES

Summary of Established State Thresholds (View/Download) Introduction As the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring high-quality K-12 education ...
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