The National Governors Association is holding its winter meeting this week in Washington, D.C. The meeting follows significant changes in the nation’s capital: President Donald Trump took the oath of office in January, and the new 115th Congress is in session. But governors, working with their legislatures and across party lines, will continue to generate—and implement—many of the policy ideas and innovations that directly affect the health, safety, and financial security of Americans. And as the governors meet to talk about their priorities for the year ahead, they will also have the opportunity to share best practices and lessons learned from recent successes.
Below are several key resources from Pew that governors, legislators, and state officials can use to make decisions that will save taxpayer dollars while improving the quality of government services.