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Indiana 'very aggressive' on cyber partnerships with cities
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
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
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
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
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.
Community colleges team up with governors to reskill workers during pandemic
After widespread job loss during the pandemic, the Reskilling and Recovery Network aims to provide workers with programs and resources to reenter the workforce.
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.
Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies
With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.
Governors are putting greater support behind education at every age level
The 39 governors elected in states and territories last November represent a wave of education reform and prioritization, according to the National Governors Association. Speaking at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, last week, NGA’s lead education policy director, Seth Gerson, described the new class of governors as uniquely education-focused, whether it be on early-childhood education or workforce growth. Education was once an optional campaign platform, like urban…