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.

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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Priorities for the 2018 Water Resources Development Act

Letter (from the National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities and ...
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Testimony – FEMA Grant Funding

Written testimony by Governor Sandoval and Governor Bullock on behalf of NGA to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ...
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Advanced Refunding

Letter from NGA and the Public Finance Network membership, requesting Representatives co-sponsor H.R. 5003, a bipartisan bill to restore the ...
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FirstNet Appointments

Letter (from Governor Sandoval and Governor Bullock) to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and CEO of the First Responder Network ...
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FAA Reauthorization

Letter to Speaker Ryan, Minority Leader Pelosi, Chairman Shuster, and Ranking Member DeFazio from the National Governors Association, National Conference ...
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NGA Letter on Professional Licensure Reciprocity

Letter from NGA CEO and Executive Director Scott Pattison to the Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy, and ...
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Council Letter On Use of National Guard in Disaster Response

Council Co-Chair Letter (from Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy) to Deputy Secretary Shanahan and General Lengyel ...
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FY19 Appropriations Request–National Guard Funding

Letter (from Minnesota Governor Dayton and Missouri Governor Greitens) to House and Senate Defense Appropriators requesting robust funding in Fiscal ...
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NGA Comments on the Proposed Rule on the Definition of “Employer” under Section 3(5) of ERISA-Association Health Plans (RIN 1210-AB85)

Letter from NGA Health and Human Services Committee Chair Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Vice Chair Oregon Governor Kate Brown ...
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Competency Based Higher Education

Competency Based Higher Education

The Honorable Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20202 Dear Secretary ...
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Council of Governors Letter Regarding Annual Report on the Non-Federalize National Guard

General Joseph Lengyel Chief, National Guard Bureau 1636 Defense Pentagon Ste 1E169 Washington, DC 20301-0001 Dear General Lengyel: As you ...
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