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News Releases
May 12, 2015

The nation’s governors call on Congress to maintain Army National Guard (ARNG) aircraft, personnel and force structure. 

April 23, 2015

National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper brought together state teams to discuss his chair’s initiative, Delivering Results.

April 21, 2015

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced it will work with five states—Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana and Rhode Island—to expand access to and improve the quality of early care and education (ECE) for children from early childhood through third grade.

April 20, 2015

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced it is partnering with the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) to host the national Medicaid Leadership Institute this fall. 

April 16, 2015

The nation’s governors commend the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for working in a bipartisan way to restore balance to the state-federal relationship.

April 15, 2015

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States, affecting nearly 1 in 11 children, costing the United States nearly $56 billion each year in 2007. 

April 09, 2015

In their annual State of the State addresses, governors emphasized the importance of workforce and transportation investment, along with support for education funding and continued economic growth, according to a paper released today by the National Governors Association (NGA). 

April 07, 2015

The National Governors Association applauds Sen. Lamar Alexander and Sen. Patty Murray for their introduction of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

March 26, 2015

The nation’s governors applaud the House of Representatives for its continued support of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

March 19, 2015

The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of four states—Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Utah—to participate in a Policy Academy on Helping States Prepare for Federal Greenhouse Gas Rules in the Electric Power Sector.

March 19, 2015

Governors appreciate the appointment of members to the National Commission on the Future of the Army (Commission) and look forward to the Commission producing a fair and balanced report that recognizes the important roles played by all Army components—active, Guard and Reserve. 

February 26, 2015

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. 

February 24, 2015

The National Governors Association (NGA) welcomed the appointment of four new governors to the Council of Governors (Council): Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

February 21, 2015

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

February 10, 2015

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).

February 09, 2015

The nation’s governors will gather in Washington, D.C., February 20-23, for the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting to discuss priority issues affecting states and share innovative best practices to address some of the nation’s most pressing challenges.

February 04, 2015

The National Governors Association of the United States, the Council of the Federation of Canada and the National Conference of Governors of Mexico today announced the inaugural Summit of North American Governors and Premiers will be held October 30-31 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The summit will be attended by U.S. and Mexican governors and Canadian premiers.

January 13, 2015

Pharmacists’ roles are evolving beyond dispensing medication to providing direct care to patients as part of an integrated team of health care providers, according to a new paper released today by the National Governors Association (NGA).

January 06, 2015

National Governors Association Chair Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Vice Chair Utah Gov. Gary Herbert delivered the association’s third annual State of the States address at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Address Videos, Photos & Full Text

December 22, 2014

States are pursuing various ways to help industrial companies improve the efficiency of their energy use, according to a new paper released today by the National Governors Association (NGA).

December 04, 2014

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

December 03, 2014

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

December 01, 2014

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.

November 24, 2014

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

November 15, 2014

Veteran governors welcomed governors-elect this weekend for the National Governors Association (NGA) Seminar for New Governors (SNG). The two-and-a-half-day biennial seminar brings together governors-elect fresh off the campaign trail and assists in the transition from running for office to governing their states.        Photos | Audio