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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Opening News Conference


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Feb. 21— NGA Chair Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper addresses the crowd at the opening news conference of the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting. Hickenlooper highlighted his chair's initiative, Delivering Results.

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Feb. 21— NGA Vice Chair Utah Governor Gary Herbert highlights the agenda for the meeting over the course of the weekend in Washington, D.C.

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Feb. 21— Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper fields a question from a member of the media at the opening news conference Saturday morning.
 

Opening Session
Delivering Results


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Feb. 21— Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson attends the opening session of the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting on Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's chair's initiative, Delivering Results.

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Feb. 21— American Samoa Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp discuss the chair's initiative to make state government work more effectively and efficiently at the opening session Saturday morning in Washington, D.C.

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Feb. 21— Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin discusses making state government work more effectively and efficiently at the opening session Saturday morning in Washington, D.C.
 

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Feb. 21— NGA Chair Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper highlights his chair's initiative at the meeting on Saturday morning.

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Feb. 21— Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia-Padilla, Hawaii Governor David Ige and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey listen as Governor Hickenlooper addresses the crowd at the opening session.

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Feb. 21— Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval listens at the opening session of the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting, which was about making state government work in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible through innovative management and hiring practices, new and emerging technologies, governmental process improvement and appropriate regulation.
 

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Feb. 21— Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin applaud following Governor Hickenlooper's remarks at the meeting's opening session. Tomblin will host NGA's 2015 Summer Meeting in White Sulphur Springs, West Viriginia.

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Feb. 21— Union Square Hospitality Group CEO Danny Meyer addresses the crowd in his remarks about hiring and process management at the opening session Saturday morning.

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Feb. 21— NGA Chair Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Vice Chair Utah Governor Gary Herbert listen to guest speaker Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, at the opening session of the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting.
 

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Feb. 21— New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan attended the opening session of the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting.

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Feb. 21— Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf listens during the opening session of the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting, which was about making state government work more effective and efficient.
 

Special Session
Where is the Economy Headed?


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Feb. 21— Maria Bartiromo, Fox Business Network and Fox News Channel anchor and global markets editor, moderated the special session of the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting Saturday.

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Feb. 21— NGA Chair Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper led the special session Saturday morning on where the economy is headed.

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Feb. 21— Alaska Governor Bill Walker contributes to the panel at Saturday’s special session on economic challenges and opportunities states face.
 

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Feb. 21— Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant listens as his fellow governors discuss where the economy is headed at the special session.

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Feb. 21— Fox News Channel anchor Maria Bartiromo moderated a lively discussion on where the economy is headed at the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting special session.

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Feb. 21— Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton attended the special session on economic challenges and opportunities states face.
 

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Feb. 21— Montana Governor Steve Bullock and North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple participated in the panel on challenges and opportunities states face surrounding the economy at the special session on Saturday.

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Feb. 21— Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear contributes to the discussion on where the economy is headed at the special session Saturday.

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Feb. 21— Delaware Governor Jack Markell participates in the special session at the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting.

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Feb. 21— Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf comments on on where the economy is headed at the special session Saturday morning.
 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Economic Development & Commerce Committee Session
Made in America: State Opportunities from the Advanced Manufacturing Revolution


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Feb. 22— West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, chair of the Economic Development & Commerce Committee, along with Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, vice chair of the Economic Development & Commerce Committee, led Sunday morning's committee session.

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Feb. 22— Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, vice chair of the Economic Development & Commerce Committee, along with West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, chair of the Economic Development & Commerce Committee, led Sunday morning's committee session.

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Feb. 22— Maryland Governor Larry Hogan listens as the Economic Development & Commerce Committee meets Sunday morning during the 2015 NGA Winter Meeting.
 

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Feb. 22— Iowa Governor Terry Branstad asks a question at the Economic Development & Commerce Committee, which was about how new technologies and innovations have created a manufacturing renaissance.

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Feb. 22— Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin discusses advanced manufacturing in Sunday's Economic Development & Commerce Committee session.

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Feb. 22— Two featured guests of Sundays's Economic Development & Commerce Committee session were TechShop CEO Mark Hatch and Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia, Inc. President Millie Marshall.

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Feb. 22— Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, member of the Economic Development & Commerce Committee, attends Sunday's session.
Education & Workforce Committee Session
Making the Grade: Federal Education Policy That Works for States and Students

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Feb. 22— Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, chair of the Education and Workforce Committee, along with New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan, vice chair of the Education and Workforce Committee, led Sunday morning's committee session.

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Feb. 22— New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan, vice chair of the Education and Workforce Committee, along with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, chair of the Education and Workforce Committee, led Sunday morning's committee session.

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Feb. 22— Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker participates in the Education and Workforce Committee session Sunday morning.
 

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Feb. 22— South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard discusses federal education policy at the Education and Workforce Committee session.

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Feb. 22— Education and Workforce Committee session guests included Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner, Bellwether Education Partners, and Michael J. Petrilli, President of The Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

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Feb. 22— Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson attended Sunday’s Education and Workforce Committee session.
 
Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee Session
States Leading on Cybersecurity

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Feb. 22— Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, vice chair of the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee, led Sunday morning's committee session.

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Feb. 22— Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, who serves on the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee, was present at Sunday's session.

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Feb. 22— Arkansas Governor Asa Huthinson, Hawaii Governor David Ige, Utah Governor Gary Herbert and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead at the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee session, which was about cybersecurity.
 

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Feb. 22— Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant speaks at the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee session about working to secure government networks and infrastructure from cyber threats.

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Feb. 22— Jeh Johnson, Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security, was one of the featured guests at Sunday's Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee session.

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Feb. 22— One of the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee session's guest speakers was Lieutenant General Edward Cardon, Commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command.

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Feb. 22— One of the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee session's guest speakers was Jandria Alexander, Commissioner of Virginia Cyber Security Commission.

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Feb. 22— Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia-Padilla serves on the Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee and participated in Sunday's session on cybersecurity.
 
Health & Human Services Committee Session
On the Road to Transformation: Statewide Efforts to Drive Better Value in Health Care

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Feb. 22— Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, co-led the discussion on health care transformation and costs.

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Feb. 22— Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, vice chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, co-led the discussion health care transformation and costs.

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Feb. 22— Alaska Governor Bill Walker discussed innovative ways to improve health outcomes and put health care systems on a more sustainable footing in the Health and Human Services Committee session Sunday.
 

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Feb. 22— The featured guest of Sunday's Health and Human Services Committee session was The Advisory Board Company Chief Research Officer Chas Roades.

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Feb. 22— Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard attended Sunday's session on health care transformation and costs.
 
Natural Resources Committee Session
Energy & Water: Federal and State Collaboration to Address Challenges and Opportunities

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Feb. 22— Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, vice chair of the Natural Resources Committee, co-led the discussion Sunday afternoon on energy and water.

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Feb. 22— Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy, who serves on the Natural Resources Committee, co-led the discussion Sunday afternoon on energy and water.

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Feb. 22— Washington Governor Jay Inslee attended the Natural Resources Committee session Sunday afternoon.
 

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Feb. 22— The featured guest of Sunday's Natural Resources Committee session was U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy.

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Feb. 22— Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval listens to the discussion on energy and water at Sunday's Natural Resources Committee session.
 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Governors Meeting with the President & News Conference

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Feb. 23— NGA Chair Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaks to the press following a meeting between governors and the President on Monday.

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Feb. 23— NGA Vice Chair Utah Governor Gary Herbert gives remarks at the Monday press conference following the governors' meeting with the President.