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.

HSPAI Call on Summer Hunger Opportunities

HSPAI Call on Summer Hunger Opportunities

Background For some children, summer is a time of play – pool days, summer camps, and a welcome break for ...
Infrastructure Project Permitting Workshop

Infrastructure Project Permitting Workshop

Improving the permitting process for the delivery of infrastructure projects has come to the fore of late, particularly in the ...
HSPAI Call on State Implementation of ICWA

HSPAI Call on State Implementation of ICWA

Background In November of 2022, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments for Haaland vs. Brackeen that challenged the constitutionality ...
The National Governors Association and Education Commission of the States Host K-12 Education Summit 

The National Governors Association and Education Commission of the States Host K-12 Education Summit 

Governors’ education policy advisors convened in Phoenix, Arizona to share gubernatorial strategies in top K-12 education priority areas. Advisors learned ...
Strengthening Youth Mental Health: Training and Supporting Caregivers and Educators

Strengthening Youth Mental Health: Training and Supporting Caregivers and Educators

The fourth and final roundtable of the National Governors Association 2022-2023 Chair’s Initiative on Strengthening Youth Mental Health was held ...
Maternal and Infant Health: Expanding Access and Quality of Care

Maternal and Infant Health: Expanding Access and Quality of Care

The third roundtable of the New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy’s Initiative on maternal and infant health took place in ...
Infrastructure Coordinator Quarterly Workshop

Infrastructure Coordinator Quarterly Workshop

From May 16 to 18, 2023, NGA hosted its Quarterly Infrastructure Coordinator Workshop in Washington D.C. With $37 billion in ...
Youth Mental Health: Promoting access and affordability of quality treatment and care

Youth Mental Health: Promoting access and affordability of quality treatment and care

NGA Chair New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer hosted the third convening of the NGA Chair’s ...
Broadband Leaders Workshop

Broadband Leaders Workshop

On Monday, April 24 to Wednesday, April 26, NGA convened, in partnership with Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo’s Office of Science ...
American Infrastructure Investment Forum

American Infrastructure Investment Forum

As infrastructure funding begins to flow from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Governors look to combine ...
Governors and States are Advancing Equitable Rural Economic Development and Healthcare

Governors and States are Advancing Equitable Rural Economic Development and Healthcare

Supporting rural communities is a top priority for Governors, and states and territories are working to advance solutions in this ...
Energy Emergency Preparedness and Response Training for Governors and State Regulators

Energy Emergency Preparedness and Response Training for Governors and State Regulators

The health, safety, and economic security of our communities and businesses are highly dependent on a reliable supply of energy—including ...