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Governors play a critical role in health care transformation and are leading innovative efforts to improve the quality of health care while reducing its cost.


National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Utah Gov. Gary Herbert delivered remarks today at a sold-out luncheon at the National Press Club on his 2015-2016 chair’s initiative, States: Finding Solutions, Improving Lives


As Congress prepares to conference bills reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s governors released principles and priorities to guide the committee during their negotiations and urged completion of the law this year.


One of the most critical components of better managing the care of complex needs patients is data, according to a new issue brief released today by the National Governors Association. 


A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard
Supplying our employers with needed workforce continues to be a major challenge for our state. Our low unemployment rate is a sign of economic strength, but it also means it’s difficult for employers to add more jobs even if they have the business to justify it.

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