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.

Improving Student, Family and School Staff Well-Being

Improving Student, Family and School Staff Well-Being

NGA has been working with six states to improve services and programs that serve the social-emotional and mental health needs ...
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Improving Care For Stimulant And Polysubstance Use

Improving Care For Stimulant And Polysubstance Use

NGA has hosted a series of learning calls with national experts, Governors’ office staff and senior officials, researchers, academics, and ...
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Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder on Community Supervision

Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder on Community Supervision

A project for the development of innovative approaches to improving community supervision of individual with substance use disorder. While states ...
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State Equitable Recovery Coalition

State Equitable Recovery Coalition

Taking advantage of shared expertise to help drive sustainable, equitable recovery and growth after the economic disruptions of the COVID-19 ...
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Resource Center For State Cybersecurity

Resource Center For State Cybersecurity

The significant and continued growth of cyber-attacks against the United States makes cybersecurity a critical issue for all governors. To ...
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Expanding Access for Medication for Opioid Use Disorder for Justice Involved Individuals

Expanding Access for Medication for Opioid Use Disorder for Justice Involved Individuals

Since 2019, the National Governors Association, in partnership with the American Correctional Association, has supported at least 14 states to ...
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Workforce Innovation Network

Workforce Innovation Network

The Workforce Innovation Network will help facilitate innovative state-level policy solutions that improve employment and workforce outcomes. This page should ...
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Current Legal Protections And Opportunities For Supporting Workers

Current Legal Protections And Opportunities For Supporting Workers

The Current Legal Protections and Opportunities to Support American Workers framework describes existing legal protections and opportunities for states to ...
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THE STATES’ ROLE IN HIGHER EDUCATION QUALITY ASSURANCE

THE STATES’ ROLE IN HIGHER EDUCATION QUALITY ASSURANCE

The shifting labor force landscape brought on by the COVID-19 crisis makes it especially critical that students and taxpayers see ...
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State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool

State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool

The State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool was created to help Governors and their staffs assess state resilience, identify gaps, ...
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EDUCATE FOR OPPORTUNITY

EDUCATE FOR OPPORTUNITY

The NGA Center has partnered with Strada Education Network, to focus on supporting state efforts that connect and align their ...
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STATE RESOURCE CENTER ON ENERGY SECURITY

STATE RESOURCE CENTER ON ENERGY SECURITY

As the leaders of their states, governors are ultimately responsible for preparing for and responding to energy emergencies in their ...
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