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Governors' and spouses' biographies, searchable database and contact information.

NGA Center for Best Practices

NGA Center for Best Practices

The NGA Center develops innovative solutions to today’s most pressing public policy challenges.

Federal Relations

Federal Relations

The Office of Federal Relations' mission is to ensure governors’ views are represented in the shaping of federal policy.

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August 05, 2016

States Improve Health Care Data Flow

Three states will receive support to address policy issues that limit the flow of health care data among providers through a new NGA opportunity.

August 03, 2016

States Focus on Improving Child Welfare

The National Governors Association (NGA) announced that eight states will participate in a 18-month technical assistance effort focused on improving safety and preventing fatalities within the child welfare system.

August 01, 2016

New Opportunity: Early Care and Education Workforce Investment

Seven states will receive grants and support to strengthen the quality of their early care and education professionals through workforce investment resources and strategies.

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2016-2017 NGA Chair Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Initiative

Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge



2016 Gubernatorial Elections

Gubernatorial elections will be held in 12 states and two territories.

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Health Investments That Pay Off: A Comprehensive Approach to Tobacco Control

More than 60 percent of spending associated with tobacco use is incurred by state and federal government purchasers of health care.

The Future of Medicaid Transformation: A Practical Guide for States

The Future of Medicaid Transformation: A Practical Guide for States is the end product of an 18-month NGA policy academy and provides a framework for how states can design statewide transformation proposals that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is likely to approve.

Aligning Energy Efficiency and Demand Response to Lower Peak Electricity Demand, Reduce Costs and Address Reliability Concerns

A new paper from NGA examines policies and programs governors can implement to address volatility in electricity use, saving money and increasing reliability for consumers.

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2016 Summer Meeting Photo Gallery

Des Moines, IA (July 14–17, 2016)