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 Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool Demonstration

State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool Demonstration

The SRAP tool is meant to help Governors and their staff assess state resilience, identify gaps, and plan for disasters ...
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Wastewater Testing to Track and Respond to COVID-19

Wastewater Testing to Track and Respond to COVID-19

State review of how wastewater COVID-19 surveillance programs are organized, deployed, and funded and how they plan to use the data to inform their response to ...
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Creating an Agenda for Workforce Recovery: A Workshop Series for States

Creating an Agenda for Workforce Recovery: A Workshop Series for States

A four-part design workshop series for Governors' advisors and state leaders to facilitate peer-learning, collaboration and the creation of a ...
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Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities

This webinar highlights state energy and infrastructure resilience solutions and funding opportunities through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Building ...
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Policy Making During a Pandemic: Navigating the New Normal and What Lies Ahead Roundtables

Policy Making During a Pandemic: Navigating the New Normal and What Lies Ahead Roundtables

Throughout the month of October, NGA will be hosting four policy roundtables for state policymakers and NGA experts to discuss ...
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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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