National Governors Association
NGA publishes broadband guide amid connectivity crisis
A new report from the National Governors Association gives states recommendations on how they can close their digital divides as the pandemic drags on.
For public health and economy, states are turning to data
Results for America and the National Governors Association named seven states that are doing the most with data as they manage the health crisis and their dwindling budgets.
State and local governments plead again as federal pandemic relief stalls
"Tough decisions are going to be made" if Congress doesn't provide a big rescue package, one county leader said.
What's in the Senate's relief bill for state and local tech? Nothing, yet
The Senate's latest pandemic relief proposal contains no assistance for states and cities, though officials are hoping that changes in negotiations.
Blueprint for effective data-driven governance targets governors
A new guide from the nonprofit group Results for America provides case studies and best practices for governors seeking to use data more effectively.
Coalition urges Senate to provide immediate pandemic relief to state and local governments
A coalition of businesses, unions and government organizations urged Congress to pass financial relief to avoid state and local budget disasters.
State and local cyber aid could find home in defense bill, congressman says
The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said a cybersecurity grant program could be included in the National Defense Authorization Act.
In $1 trillion state and local government aid, no specific IT funding
The latest pandemic relief bill contains funding that governors have been clamoring for, but not the state and local cybersecurity grants some officials sought.
NGA picks next seven states for cybersecurity program
Governors in each state will appoint teams to develop best practices on cybersecurity governance and critical infrastructure.