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The majority of the U.S. prison population is housed in state prisons, which means governors have a unique role to play in shaping state corrections policies and criminal justice reform.







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February 09, 2016

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has announced the Alabama Medicaid Agency’s regional care organization plan, which provides medical care to most Alabamians on Medicaid, has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

January 29, 2016

The National Governors Association (NGA) applauds the National Commission on the Future of the Army for concluding its work and issuing its final report, which includes a number of promising recommendations that recognize the Army National Guard’s dual-mission role serving governors in their states and as the operational reserve of the Army.

January 22, 2016

NGA's stance on implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was mentioned in Education Week's Politics K-12 blog.

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