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.

Supporting A Trained Direct Care Workforce In Facility Settings During And After The Covid-19 Pandemic

Supporting A Trained Direct Care Workforce In Facility Settings During And After The Covid-19 Pandemic

The direct care workforce is a critical component of a well-functioning health system. These occupations are reliable entry points into ...
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Rethinking Occupational Licensing After COVID-19: The Governor’s Role

Rethinking Occupational Licensing After COVID-19: The Governor’s Role

The Occupational Licensing Final Report: Assessing State Policies and Practices highlights lessons learned from the consortiums’ work with 16 states ...
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Unemployment Insurance During COVID-19

Unemployment Insurance During COVID-19

This memo describes: What current unemployment assistance flexibilities exist under the CARES Act and Continued Assistance Act; What presidential actions ...
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How to Support the National Guard As It Supports the Needs of the Nation

How to Support the National Guard As It Supports the Needs of the Nation

Given all that the Guard has done and continues to do for this nation, the federal and state governments should ...
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State COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

State COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Governors of states and territories, working in close collaboration with local partners, have responsibility for a wide array of activities ...
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A Case Study Of The Michigan Coronavirus Task Force On Racial Disparities

A Case Study Of The Michigan Coronavirus Task Force On Racial Disparities

This case study draws its key findings from the Michigan Coronavirus Racial Disparities Interim Report and other sources to explore ...
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COVID-19 Outbreaks: State Reporting By Setting

COVID-19 Outbreaks: State Reporting By Setting

This resource was developed to identify states that have defined and are reporting setting-specific outbreaks as of November 2020 and ...
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2021 State of the States Addresses

2021 State of the States Addresses

Playlist with clips from Governor State of the State addresses. Click here for links to full address text and video ...
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Governors on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Governors on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Playlist with clips from COVID-19 vaccine briefings given by Governors. For COVID-19 information and resources please see our coronavirus updates ...
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New Relief Coming From Washington – What Does This Mean For Rental and Utility Assistance?

New Relief Coming From Washington – What Does This Mean For Rental and Utility Assistance?

Through the new Emergency Rental Assistance Program, Governors and local officials are providing emergency rental and utility assistance for effected ...
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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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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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