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As part of governors’ ongoing effort to reduce prescription drug abuse, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of four additional states Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina and Wisconsin to participate in a policy academy on the topic.


The National Governors Association today released the following statement regarding a House vote on the Internet access moratorium.


The Council of Governors (Council) met last week during the National Governors Association (NGA) 2014 Summer Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. During the meeting, the Council, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) approved a joint action plan for cybersecurity.


The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the new leadership of its Executive Committee for the 2014-2015 year.
Summer Meeting News | Photos | Video


Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper officially became the new chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) today at the closing session of the NGA Summer Meeting. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was named vice chair.
Summer Meeting News | Photos | Video


National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin today released her initiative’s final report, An Action Guide for Governors, during the special session of NGA’s 2014 Summer Meeting.
Summer Meeting News | Photos | Video


By Governor Dave Heineman
Dear Fellow Nebraskans:
I want to remind businesses and students about the Intern Nebraska program. Intern Nebraska provides financial assistance to businesses creating new internships and connects Nebraska’s college students to hands-on internship opportunities.

Governors' and spouses' biographies, searchable database and contact information.
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) develops innovative solutions to today’s most pressing public policy challenges and is the only research and development firm that directly serves the nation’s governors.
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At the National Governors Association (NGA) 2014 Winter Meeting, NGA partnered with Sesame Workshop to video tape governors with Sesame Street characters Rosita and Abby Cadabby. Videos


CI1415GovThumb.jpg2014-15 NGA Chair Gov. John Hickenlooper's Initiative
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May 21, 2014

Gubernatorial elections will be held in 36 states and three territories. There are 31 incumbent governors eligible to run for reelection and eight incumbent governors who are term-limited or have announced they will not seek reelection.