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 Resource Center for Emergency Communications

About the Resource Center The National Governors Association developed the Governors Resource Center for Emergency Communications to provide governors and ...
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Consortium of State Public Safety Executives

The Consortium of State Public Safety Executives is a network of cabinet-level secretaries and commissioners from across the country who ...
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Governors Criminal Justice Policy Advisors Network

The Governors Criminal Justice Policy Advisors (CJPAs) Network provides a forum for governors’ criminal and juvenile justice policy advisors to ...
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Improving Criminal Justice, Sentencing and Corrections Policy

In 2014-2015, 46 states enacted some type of criminal justice reform, and the NGA Center continues to support states in ...
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Criminal Justice, Corrections, and Sentencing Reform

NGA’s Work with Governors  Many states have enacted and implemented some type of criminal justice reform, and justice system improvements ...
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Justice Information Sharing

The power of information technology is multiplied when information is shared between different parts of the justice system. The challenges ...
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Public Safety

The NGA Center Public Safety Program serves the needs of governors and their policy advisors in a broad range of ...
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Public Health Preparedness

Public Health Preparedness

The unexpected outbreaks of Ebola in 2014 and the Zika virus in 2015-16, among others, highlighted the need for states ...
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Energy Assurance

The production facilities, transportation networks and distribution infrastructure that comprise the nation's energy sector represent both a key economic asset ...
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Preventing Targeted Violence

In August 2017, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office for Terrorism Prevention Partnerships awarded NGA a two-year grant to ...
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Emergency Preparedness

Governors are responsible for coordinating state and local resources to effectively prepare for and respond to major emergencies including accidents, ...
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Juvenile Justice

Governors and state leaders are committed to improving outcomes for youth, and states have adopted comprehensive juvenile justice reforms to ...
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