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 Attainment: Ohio Excels Statewide Action Plan

Improving Attainment: Ohio Excels Statewide Action Plan

NGA’s Educate for Opportunity project held a virtual site visit to Ohio to learn best practices for improving attainment on ...
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Fulfilling Ohio’s Adult Learner Promise: Report of the Adult Learner Working Group

Fulfilling Ohio’s Adult Learner Promise: Report of the Adult Learner Working Group

NGA’s Educate for Opportunity project held a virtual site visit to Ohio to learn best practices on adult learning on ...
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Institutional Debt Forgiveness: Lessons from Michigan

Institutional Debt Forgiveness: Lessons from Michigan

NGA’s Educate for Opportunity project held a virtual site visit to Ohio to learn best practices on institutional debt forgiveness ...
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Equity and Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

Equity and Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

Emergencies, by definition, occur suddenly and without warning. Whether the situation involves an infectious disease like the current COVID-19 pandemic—or ...
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EPA PFAS Standard Setting Process

EPA PFAS Standard Setting Process

As communities across the nation discover PFAS in their drinking water, surface waters, groundwater and soils, states and the Environmental ...
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Source Water Protection for Safe Drinking and Recreation: State Partnerships and Funding Opportunities with USDA

Source Water Protection for Safe Drinking and Recreation: State Partnerships and Funding Opportunities with USDA

Communities in every state depend on clean water for drinking and for outdoor recreation but state and local budgets normally ...
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Responding to Natural Disasters During COVID-19

Responding to Natural Disasters During COVID-19

The summer season of hurricanes and wildfires is upon states, and combined with the current COVID-19 crisis, may prove disruptive ...
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Building an Adult-Friendly Postsecondary Policy Framework

Building an Adult-Friendly Postsecondary Policy Framework

During the webinar, state leaders from the Parents and Children Thriving Together: Two-Generation State Policy Network (PACTT Network) shared how ...
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Creating Water Resilience: State Regulations for Water Reuse and Recycling

Creating Water Resilience: State Regulations for Water Reuse and Recycling

As water resources continue to be stressed even in traditionally water rich states by climate change, population growth, pollution and ...
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COVID-19 Impacts to Energy Security

COVID-19 Impacts to Energy Security

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the electricity sector, decreasing electric load and increasing the risk of energy incidents. Electricity use ...
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Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Water Utility Revenue Losses From COVID-19

Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Water Utility Revenue Losses From COVID-19

Drinking water utilities are expected to lose $13.9 billion in the next year due COVID-19 according to the American Water ...
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Addressing College Students’ Basic Needs: Housing and Food Insecurity

Addressing College Students’ Basic Needs: Housing and Food Insecurity

During the webinar, state leaders from the Parents and Children Thriving Together: Two-Generation State Policy Network (PACTT Network) shared how ...
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