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.

Governors’ Education Priorities

Governors’ Education Priorities

In this year's State of the State addresses Governors unsurprisingly focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for students, ...
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Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors struck a resoundingly bipartisan tone before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, speaking to the urgency of investing ...
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Governors Propose Infrastructure Investments to Support Long Term Economic Recovery

Governors Propose Infrastructure Investments to Support Long Term Economic Recovery

As the nation’s economy looks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, states are positioned to maximize the benefits from infrastructure ...
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Governors Start 2021 by Expanding Access to Broadband

Governors Start 2021 by Expanding Access to Broadband

Governors are proposing record levels of investments in broadband infrastructure. by Jake Varn, Policy Analyst, Infrastructure Tens of millions of ...
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A Strong National Economy Depends on Strong States and Territories

A Strong National Economy Depends on Strong States and Territories

Topline Through prudent fiscal management and due to fundamental strengths in the broader economy, states and territories have so far ...
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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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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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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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New Relief Coming from Washington – What Does This Mean for Transportation?

New Relief Coming from Washington – What Does This Mean for Transportation?

States are essential to moving critical infrastructure projects forward and will be key to building a sustainable economic recovery following ...
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Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Getting Main Street Back on its Feet

Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Getting Main Street Back on its Feet

“As the state has rolled out over $1 billion of the CARES Act monies to the individuals and businesses affected ...
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Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Prioritizing Testing and PPE to Protect Americans

Putting CARES Act Funds To Work: Prioritizing Testing and PPE to Protect Americans

Federal support is needed to ensure that states and territories have the necessary PPE and testing resources to protect our ...
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Putting CARES Act Funds to Work: Investing in Education, Investing in Recovery

Putting CARES Act Funds to Work: Investing in Education, Investing in Recovery

Federal support is needed to ensure school safety, as well as protect public health, stimulate the economy, coordinate and support ...
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