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.

Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Clear and contextual data that outlines the ecosystem of defense-related spending and the intersections to state investment can maximize efficiency, ...
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National Governors Association Asks Congress to Swiftly Pass Funding Package

National Governors Association Asks Congress to Swiftly Pass Funding Package

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
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Governors Commend Extension of 100 Percent Federal Cost Share for National Guard Title-32 COVID-19 Mission and FEMA Public Assistance

Governors Commend Extension of 100 Percent Federal Cost Share for National Guard Title-32 COVID-19 Mission and FEMA Public Assistance

Today, the National Governors Association (NGA) applauded President Biden and his administration for extending 100 percent federal cost share for ...
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National Governors Association Thanks Congress for Reimbursing Capitol Mission

National Governors Association Thanks Congress for Reimbursing Capitol Mission

Today, the National Governors Association (NGA) commended Congress for passing a security supplemental appropriation that reimburses the National Guard for ...
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Governors' Priorities for the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Governors’ Priorities for the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

As commanders-in-chief of our respective national guard, Governors take seriously their responsibility for ensuring the well-being of our service members ...
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National Governors Association Calls on Congress to Reimburse National Guard Capitol Mission

National Governors Association Calls on Congress to Reimburse National Guard Capitol Mission

Today, the National Governors Association called on Congress to pass legislation before the end of the month to reimburse the ...
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Governor David Ige On DHS Preparedness Grant Programs

Governor David Ige On DHS Preparedness Grant Programs

Opening statement of Hawai‘i Governor David Ige in testimony before the House of Representatives, Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Emergency ...
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State and Local Perspectives on DHS Preparedness Grant Programs

State and Local Perspectives on DHS Preparedness Grant Programs

Testimony of Governor David Ige of Hawai‘i On Behalf of The National Governors Association Before the United States House of ...
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How to Support the National Guard As It Supports the Needs of the Nation

How to Support the National Guard As It Supports the Needs of the Nation

Given all that the Guard has done and continues to do for this nation, the federal and state governments should ...
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Letter Outlining Governors’ Legislative Priorities for the National Defense Authorization Act

Letter Outlining Governors’ Legislative Priorities for the National Defense Authorization Act

October 23, 2020The Honorable James Inhofe, ChairmanSenate Armed Services Committee218 Russell Senate Office BuildingWashington, D.C. 20510The Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking ...
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Bolster the Resilience of Defense Installations

Bolster the Resilience of Defense Installations

A virtual event to identify state and federal strategies to bolster the resilience of defense installations to natural and human ...
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Reach And Engage Our Defense Communities

Reach And Engage Our Defense Communities

Our virtual series kicked-off in September with a workshop dedicated to highlighting federal and state collaboration on enhancing the experience ...
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