National Governors Association

Election disinformation fight offers lessons for pandemic, NGA says

by • 2 months ago

States should respond to falsehoods about vaccines by looking to how election officials countered lies about the 2020 vote, NGA suggests.

Beeck Center, NGA launch 'Data Labs' to help states recover from pandemic

by • 2 months ago

Housing and homelessness, small business support, higher education and workforce are the program's four focus areas.

State and local groups press Congress to pass cyber grants

by • 3 months ago

A coalition of groups, including NASCIO and the National Governors Association, is asking Congress to come through on a long-sought grant program.

Indiana 'very aggressive' on cyber partnerships with cities

by • 5 months ago

A new information-sharing law and inclusion in an NGA policy academy will grow Indiana's "whole-of-state" approach, CIO Tracy Barnes said.

States can play greater role in shaping grid cybersecurity, NGA says

by • 5 months ago

Many states have created dedicated task forces and other bodies focused on protecting power utilities from cyberattacks, a new NGA report shows.

NGA picks four states for latest cyber policy academy

by • 6 months ago

Kansas, Missouri, Montana and Washington will work with the National Governors Association to develop policies that may one day be shared with other states.

New cybersecurity coordinators will bridge feds to states, senator says

by • 8 months ago

Sen. Maggie Hassan said that improving cyber defenses begins with "supercharging" the relationship between federal, state and local governments.

Vaccine distribution will hinge on technology and trust, NGA says

by • 10 months ago

Statewide vaccine distribution plans will hinge on states' IT and data systems and whether residents trust their officials, according to a new report from the National Governors Association.

NGA publishes broadband guide amid connectivity crisis

by • 10 months ago

A new report from the National Governors Association gives states recommendations on how they can close their digital divides as the pandemic drags on.