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.

Ability to Benefit Action Lab

Ability to Benefit Action Lab

Ability to Benefit can help students without a high school diploma or equivalency qualify for federal financial aid for postsecondary ...
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2021 Child and Family Well-Being Governors’ Summit

2021 Child and Family Well-Being Governors’ Summit

The 2021 Child and Family Well-Being Governors’ Summit featured State presentations and a panel of Governors’ Policy Advisors on Governors’ ...
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NGA Infrastructure Summit

NGA Infrastructure Summit

Governors are providing the bipartisan leadership needed to update and upgrade America's infrastructure. On November 30th thru December 2nd 2021, ...
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State Strategies for Skills and Lifelong Learning Systems

State Strategies for Skills and Lifelong Learning Systems

This online gathering engaged state policymakers, philanthropy, business leaders, and higher education institutions in a unique cross-sector conversation on the ...
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State Summit on Energy Resilience Planning and Funding

State Summit on Energy Resilience Planning and Funding

State participants from Governors' offices and state energy offices convened to discuss energy resilience best practices related to planning and ...
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2021 Spring Meeting of the Federal Facilities Task Force

2021 Spring Meeting of the Federal Facilities Task Force

Virtual Meeting | June 21 and 25, 2021 The 2021 Spring Meeting of the Federal Facilities Task Force (FFTF) provided ...
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2021 Energy Policy Institute

2021 Energy Policy Institute

The NGA Governors’ Advisors Energy Policy Institute is a unique event that brings together governors’ energy policy staff to share ...
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Stormwater Funding Equity Roundtable

Stormwater Funding Equity Roundtable

This expert's roundtable brought together state officials from the Delaware River Basin states and national and regional policy experts to ...
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Fourth National Summit on State Cybersecurity

Fourth National Summit on State Cybersecurity

Over the course of two days, participants engaged in a series of interactive sessions and breakouts to discuss the newest ...
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2021 Winter Meeting of the Federal Facilities Task Force

2021 Winter Meeting of the Federal Facilities Task Force

Virtual Meeting | January 13 – 14, 2021 The National Governors Association hosted the Federal Facilities Task Force (FFTF) Winter ...
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Outdoor Recreation Learning Network - Annual Meeting 2021

Outdoor Recreation Learning Network – Annual Meeting 2021

The annual meeting will discuss how states can advance outdoor recreation issues including economic recovery from COVID-19, developing partnerships to ...
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Nineteenth Annual Intergovernmental Meeting with the U.S. Department of Energy on Nuclear Weapons Waste Cleanup

Nineteenth Annual Intergovernmental Meeting with the U.S. Department of Energy on Nuclear Weapons Waste Cleanup

Virtual Meeting | November 17-18, 2020 The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted the 19th Annual ...
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