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.

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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THE STATES’ ROLE IN NATIONAL DEFENSE

THE STATES’ ROLE IN NATIONAL DEFENSE

NGA’s homeland security, economic development, education, energy, and cyber experts will team with state and interagency partners to identify cross-sector policy connections ...
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NGA, Department of Defense Launch Initiative to Unlock Economic Potential of Defense Assets

NGA, Department of Defense Launch Initiative to Unlock Economic Potential of Defense Assets

Governors, States Examine their Role in Supporting Defense Mission To help governors and states work more closely with the defense ...
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Enhancing Our Defense Communities—a Virtual Workshop Series, 2020

Enhancing Our Defense Communities—a Virtual Workshop Series, 2020

Reach and Engage our Defense Communities Our virtual series kicked-off in September with a workshop dedicated to highlighting federal and ...
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Governors Call for Equity in Title 32 Cost Share

Governors Call for Equity in Title 32 Cost Share

Today, governors are calling on the President to institute a fair and equitable solution to the use of and funding ...
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Governors Urge President to Extend Title 32 Today

Governors from across the country have called on the President numerous times to extend the use of Title 32 for ...
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Letter Regarding Fiscal Year 2021 Defense Appropriations

June 4, 2020 The Honorable Pete ViscloskyChairman, Subcommittee on DefenseHouse Committee on AppropriationsH-405, The CapitolWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Ken ...
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Letter Regarding National Defense Authorization Act Priorities

June 4, 2020 The Honorable James InhofeChairmanSenate Armed Services Committee218 Russell Senate Office BuildingWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jack ReedRanking ...
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Letter Requesting Extension of Title 32 Authority During Pandemic

May 28, 2020 The Honorable Donald J. TrumpPresident of the United States1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20500Dear President Trump: On ...
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