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.

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 ...
NGA Hosts Expert Roundtables on K-12 Education Focus Areas  

NGA Hosts Expert Roundtables on K-12 Education Focus Areas  

National and state experts gathered to discuss gubernatorial strategies for addressing academic recovery and supports, educator recruitment and retention and ...
Aligning State Economic and Workforce Development Strategies for Resilient and Vibrant Economies

Aligning State Economic and Workforce Development Strategies for Resilient and Vibrant Economies

During the 2023 NGA Winter Workforce Symposium a discussion was held on how state economic development and workforce development activities ...
State Workforce Leaders Explore Strategies for Confronting Talent Shortages at NGA Winter Workforce Symposium

State Workforce Leaders Explore Strategies for Confronting Talent Shortages at NGA Winter Workforce Symposium

With talent shortages challenging almost every sector of the economy, Governors and state workforce system leaders are focused on boosting ...
Supporting Successful Workforce Reentry for Justice-Involved Individuals

Supporting Successful Workforce Reentry for Justice-Involved Individuals

As Governors continue to address workforce shortages in nearly every sector of the economy, state workforce development policymakers and their ...
Supporting Youth and Families with Complex Behavioral Health Needs

Supporting Youth and Families with Complex Behavioral Health Needs

Background North Carolina: The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) convened a multi-sector workgroup whose goal is ...
HSPAI Call on Public Health Emergency Unwinding

HSPAI Call on Public Health Emergency Unwinding

Speakers Matt Lyons, Senior Director of Policy and Practice at the American Public Human Services Association Key Takeaways PHE unwinding ...
Expanding Child Care for Student Parents and Training Pathways for Early Childhood Educators

Expanding Child Care for Student Parents and Training Pathways for Early Childhood Educators

The NGA Center in partnership with Education Strategy Group held a virtual action lab focused on expanding access to and ...
Strengthening Youth Mental Health – 2023 NGA Winter Meeting

Strengthening Youth Mental Health – 2023 NGA Winter Meeting

NGA Chair New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy opened the first plenary session of the 2023 NGA Winter Meeting with an ...
Strengthening Youth Mental Health by building awareness and Reducing Stigma

Strengthening Youth Mental Health by building awareness and Reducing Stigma

Building awareness of youth mental health conditions and understanding sources of and solutions for stigma were the focus of the ...