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The National Governors Association applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the National Defense Authorization Act.


States are at the center of the current shale energy boom and are actively pursuing ways to manage its development responsibly.


As 130 million Americans make purchases online this Cyber Monday, the nation’s small businesses suffer, jobs are lost and states lose out on revenue owed them because of an unfair loophole in the law.


Governors should be prepared from the first day of their administration to manage a major disaster. 


Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced an initiative to provide children with access to dental care.

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