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.

State Strategies To Address The Impact Of COVID-19 On Maternal And Child Populations: Child Care and COVID-19

State Strategies To Address The Impact Of COVID-19 On Maternal And Child Populations: Child Care and COVID-19

As Governors continue to address the consequences of the pandemic, policymakers and state leaders can consider how to strengthen the ...
Sustaining Healthcare Workforce Planning and Development Through State and Territory Engagement

Sustaining Healthcare Workforce Planning and Development Through State and Territory Engagement

(Download) Governors continue to prioritize strengthening states’ and territories’ healthcare workforces. The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (the ...
State Strategies To Address The Impact Of COVID-19 On Maternal And Child Populations: Health And Human Services Workforce

State Strategies To Address The Impact Of COVID-19 On Maternal And Child Populations: Health And Human Services Workforce

This publication is focused on Governors' strategies to address workforce challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Download) This is the ...
State Strategies To Address The Impact Of COVID-19 On Maternal And Child Populations: COVID-19 Response And Recovery

State Strategies To Address The Impact Of COVID-19 On Maternal And Child Populations: COVID-19 Response And Recovery

This publication explores strategies Governors used in their COVID-19 response and ideas for improving future efforts and continued recovery plans ...
Optimizing Federal COVID Relief Funds: State Perspectives on Bolstering Child Care and Early Childhood Systems

Optimizing Federal COVID Relief Funds: State Perspectives on Bolstering Child Care and Early Childhood Systems

States have proven they can build the necessary infrastructure and operations that fully appreciate the business model of the early ...
Issue Brief: Congenital Syphilis

Issue Brief: Congenital Syphilis

Governors play a crucial role in shaping policies that can effectively address congenital syphilis rates, promoting the health and well-being ...
Leading State Approaches and Communication Strategies to Support Health Equity

Leading State Approaches and Communication Strategies to Support Health Equity

This brief describes innovative approaches and communication strategies states and territories are using to address health equity needs. (Download) Governors ...
Building Systems for Success: Key Considerations for Youth Apprenticeship System Design

Building Systems for Success: Key Considerations for Youth Apprenticeship System Design

In most states, youth apprenticeship systems are relatively new and are still evolving in response to the needs of students, ...
Service as a Pathway to Economic Opportunity: A Roadmap for Governors

Service as a Pathway to Economic Opportunity: A Roadmap for Governors

This roadmap lays out five key elements with related policy options for Governors to consider as they develop and execute ...
Advancing Apprenticeship: Opportunities For States And Business To Create And Expand Registered Apprenticeship Programs

Advancing Apprenticeship: Opportunities For States And Business To Create And Expand Registered Apprenticeship Programs

This publication highlights the significance of Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs) as one of several strategies and opportunities that employers and ...
Federal Funding and Financing for Hydrogen Energy Production and Use

Federal Funding and Financing for Hydrogen Energy Production and Use

This brief discusses the $7 billion funding announcement for the Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program administered by the U.S. Department ...