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To further governors’ efforts to align education and training systems to the needs of state economies, the National Governors Association today announced support for 14 states Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.


The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of four states Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan and Tennessee to examine ways to improve outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.


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.


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to lower the cost of education and services for veterans, active service members, and their families.

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.
The mission of NGA Office of Federal Relations is to ensure governors’ views are represented in the shaping of federal policy. Policy positions, reflecting governors’ principles on priority issues, guide the association’s work to influence federal laws and regulations.

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


CI1415GovThumb2.jpg2014-15 NGA Chair Gov. John Hickenlooper's Initiative
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August 11, 2014

Gubernatorial elections will be held in 36 states and three territories. There are 30 incumbent governors eligible to run for reelection and 9 incumbent governors who are term-limited, no longer eligible to seek reelection or have announced they will not seek reelection.