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.

Proposed FCC Rule on Small Cell Deployment

Letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from the National Governors Association and the National Conference of State Legislatures  regarding ...
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Urging Action on Critical Programs Set to Expire

Urging Action on Critical Programs Set to Expire

Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Minority ...
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Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform

Letter from Mississippi Governor Bryant and Minnesota Governor Dayton to Senate Judiciary Committee and Senate leadership on governors priorities for ...
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The Proposed SAFE Vehicles Rule – Comment Period Extension Request

Letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting a 120-day comment period for the proposed rule, “The Safer and Affordable ...
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Opioid Crisis Legislation

Opioid Crisis Legislation

Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer regarding passage of legislation geared toward combatting ...
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STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment

Letter to Senators John Thune and Bill Nelson from the National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Association ...
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FAA Reauthorization

Letter to Senators John Thune, Bill Nelson, Dean Heller, and Maria Cantwell from the National Governors Association, National Conference of ...
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Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Costs and Benefits in the Rulemaking Process – Comment Period Extension and Public Hearings Request

Letter (from the National Governors Association, Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, National Association of Clean Air Agencies, Association of ...
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Governors to Senate: Accelerate Innovation in Perkins with Role for Governors, Educators and Industry

Letter to Senators Lamar Alexander, Patty Murray, Michael Enzi, and Robert Casey Jr regarding the Carl D. Perkins Career and ...
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Education and Workforce Appropriations for FY 2019

Letter to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Chair Roy Blunt and Ranking Member Patty ...
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Letter Urging Congressional Support on Combatting Opioids

Letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi from Governor Sandoval, Governor Bullock, Governor Baker, and Governor Brown ...
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Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science – Comment Deadline Extension Request

Letter (from the National Governors Association, Association of Clean Water Administrators, Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies, Environmental Council of ...
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