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 Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care for Complex Care Populations With Behavioral Health and Social Support Needs: Toolkit for Governors

Improving Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care for Complex Care Populations With Behavioral Health and Social Support Needs: Toolkit for Governors

The toolkit features lessons learned from Arizona and Michigan, who served as models for the participating states, and supplements the ...
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Expanding Access To Non-Opioid Management Of Chronic Pain

Expanding Access To Non-Opioid Management Of Chronic Pain

This report synthesizes the existing evidence base for non-opioid therapies, examines Medicaid coverage policies, and identifies barriers and opportunities for ...
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State Strategies to Improve the Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Address Opioid and other Substance Use Disorders

State Strategies to Improve the Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Address Opioid and other Substance Use Disorders

(View/Download) Executive Summary States have implemented many different strategies to address opioid use disorder/substance use disorders (OUD/SUD) and promote safe ...
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The Navigator – North Carolina’s Online Work-Based Learning Platform

The Navigator – North Carolina’s Online Work-Based Learning Platform

The NGA Center for Best Practices, with support from the Siemens Foundation, is working with states through the Policy Academy ...
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Reimagining Workforce Policy in the Age of Disruption

Reimagining Workforce Policy in the Age of Disruption

(View/Download) Preface When Future Workforce Now: Reimagining Workforce Policy in the Age of Disruption launched in 2018, emerging technologies were ...
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Roadmap to Recovery

A Public Health Guide for Governors (View/Download) Executive Summary The global pandemic of COVID-19 poses an unprecedented challenge to the ...
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Improving Care and Managing Costs for Dual Eligibles

Highlights From An NGA Roundtable (View/Download) Executive Summary Individuals who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, commonly referred to ...
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Planning for State Transportation Revenue  in a Coming Era of  Electric Vehicles

Planning for State Transportation Revenue in a Coming Era of Electric Vehicles

(View/Download) Executive Summary States face a grave transportation funding situation: Revenues are not keeping pace with needs as vital infrastructure ...
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Parents and Children Thriving Together: A Framework for Two-Generation Policy and System Reform

Parents and Children Thriving Together: A Framework for Two-Generation Policy and System Reform

This brief explores lessons learned from the PACTT Network and provides a framework to help guide state leaders seeking to ...
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The Governor’s Guide to Public Health Preparedness

The Governor’s Guide to Public Health Preparedness serves as a primer on the fundamentals of public health preparedness for governors ...
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STRONGER TOGETHER: State and Local Cybersecurity Collaboration

STRONGER TOGETHER: State and Local Cybersecurity Collaboration

(View/Download) Executive Summary With a dramatic uptick in ransomware attacks across the country, governors, state chief information officers (CIOs) and ...
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How Governors Scale High-Quality Youth Apprenticeship

(View/Download) Executive Summary The outlook for high school graduates who have no postsecondary or industry-recognized credentials can appear bleak. Today, ...
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