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Letter (from Governor Hickenlooper and Governor Herbert) to Speaker of the House Boehner, House Minority Leader Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Reid urging them to resolve their policy differences and fund the Department of Homeland Security to avoid any lapse in services.

Letter (from Governor Branstad, Governor Malloy, Governor Snyder and Governor McAuliffe) to President Obama expressing opposition to the FY 2016 Army budget proposal and its effect on the Army National Guard.

The nation’s governors are disappointed by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to preempt state authority regarding the deployment of certain broadband networks. 


The nation’s governors convened in Washington, D.C., today for the 2015 National Governors Association Winter Meeting. During the meeting, governors will discuss issues affecting states and share best practices that lead to innovative solutions. 
Winter Meeting News | Video | Photos


The National Governors Association (NGA), along with the National Conference of State Legislatures, today released Governors’ and State Legislators’ Plan to Reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a bipartisan path for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).


Governor Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order today to begin the process of bridging the workforce skills gap in Massachusetts, establishing a Workforce Skills Cabinet chaired by the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Ron Walker, and comprised of the Secretaries of Education, Housing and Economic Development and others as required.

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