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’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors are creating new and more equitable workforce development opportunities through broadband investments and new digital tools. by Timothy Schoonhoven, ...
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National Recovery Month - 2021

National Recovery Month – 2021

National Recovery Month is held each September to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of ...
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes generational investments in priorities such as repairing roads and bridges, boosting transit and ...
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Governors Prioritize Expanding Internet Access for K-12 Students

Governors Prioritize Expanding Internet Access for K-12 Students

Affordable, reliable internet access has never been more essential to a student’s education. Governors recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic underscored ...
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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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