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 on Criminal Justice and Public Safety Issues

Governors on Criminal Justice and Public Safety Issues

Governors’ 2021 State of the State addresses confirm that while the challenges evolve in shape and scale, public safety and ...
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Arkansas Department of Education Hosts Student & Educator Well-Being Forum

Arkansas Department of Education Hosts Student & Educator Well-Being Forum

As Arkansas prepares to welcome students and teachers back to school, their Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education (AWARE) program ...
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Defining Job Quality for Reemployment and Recovery

Defining Job Quality for Reemployment and Recovery

The NGA Workforce Innovation Network will continue to support Governors in building capacity for innovation as they work in tandem ...
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Governors Lead on Expanding Access to Affordable Broadband for Telehealth Services

Governors Lead on Expanding Access to Affordable Broadband for Telehealth Services

The essential connection between internet access and access to health care has never been more pronounced. The COVID-19 pandemic brought ...
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Amid difficulty, Missouri finds opportunity

Amid difficulty, Missouri finds opportunity

Our state will do everything in its power to help displaced Missourians return to work and equip them for the ...
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Governor Doug Burgum Hosts Summit on Innovative Education

Governor Doug Burgum Hosts Summit on Innovative Education

As North Dakota redefines high school graduation requirements, school districts will be able to offer more personalized learning opportunities and ...
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Alabama and Hawaii Focus on Providing Job Opportunities in the Post-Pandemic Economy

Alabama and Hawaii Focus on Providing Job Opportunities in the Post-Pandemic Economy

These states join several others in the Workforce Innovation Network – a collaborative led by the National Governors Association – ...
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Cybersecurity Update – June 2021

Cybersecurity Update – June 2021

Cybersecurity was front-page news in May, here is a look at cybersecurity news and resources from the past month. by ...
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On the Road Again: Critical First Steps Taken Toward Surface Transportation Reauthorization

On the Road Again: Critical First Steps Taken Toward Surface Transportation Reauthorization

The EPW Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021 (STRA-21) is a first critical step to Congress reauthorizing the surface transportation ...
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Getting #VaxToNormal

Getting #VaxToNormal

Governors met with the White House to share best practices and innovations in improving access to COVID-19 vaccines, building confidence, ...
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Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Clear and contextual data that outlines the ecosystem of defense-related spending and the intersections to state investment can maximize efficiency, ...
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State of the States - 2021

State of the States – 2021

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2021 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, ...
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