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.

If state and local governments continue to struggle, so will America

Opinion by Bill McBride, Matthew Chase, Clarence Anthony, Marc A. Ott, Tim Storey, David Adkins and Tom Cochran ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ...
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Four Ways Congress Can Partner with States and Territories to Combat COVID-19

Susie Perez Quinn | Director, Government Relations As leaders of their respective states and territories, governors are battling the effects ...
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Will COVID-19 Accelerate Transformations in Education and Workforce Policy?

Will COVID-19 Accelerate Transformations in Education and Workforce Policy?

Q&A with Future Workforce Now Project Leaders On July 6, the National Governors Association, FHI 360 and Fab Foundation published ...
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Cyber Threats are a Collective Danger. States and Industry Must Respond Collectively.

Cyber Threats are a Collective Danger. States and Industry Must Respond Collectively.

By John Bel Edwards, Asa Hutchinson and Thomas Kennedy You are probably reading this on an internet-connected device. If you ...
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The Growing Importance of the Arts to Rural America

Published in Governing. We're all too familiar with the stories of rural areas that didn't rebound from the last recession, ...
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Governors Build Global Ties, Stability in Challenging Times

Governors Build Global Ties, Stability in Challenging Times

Originally run on RealClearPolitics.com. By Scott D. Pattison Over the past several years, the leaders of America’s 55 states, territories, ...
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Yahoo Op-Ed: America’s Governors are Taking the Lead in Bringing Jobs to Their States

Amid a time of transition, the National Governors Association (NGA) remains dedicated to helping governors achieve the goals with which ...
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Water Infrastructure Law A Victory for Governors

The National Governors Association statement applauding the signing of S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 ...
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