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Opinion Articles
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April 24, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
As the commander-in-chief of the South Dakota National Guard, I know well the role the National Guard plays in defending our nation and responding to domestic emergencies here in our state.

April 10, 2015

A column by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin:
Today’s global economy is dependent on an educated, skilled and versatile workforce.

March 27, 2015

A column by Gov. Asa Hutchinson:
In 1967, Baldor Electric moved its headquarters from St. Louis, Missouri, to Fort Smith, Arkansas.

March 13, 2015

A column by Gov. Steve Beshear:
Kentucky is back in the national spotlight. And not just because it's March Madness.

February 27, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
Education after high school can be expensive.

February 13, 2015

A column by Gov. Asa Hutchinson:
This week was our third full week into the legislative session.

January 30, 2015

A column by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin:
With the nation's highest per capita percentage of residents in the military, there is no doubt West Virginians have answered the call to serve and defend our country for generations.

January 16, 2015

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
State government should be open and accessible to the people of South Dakota.

January 02, 2015

A column by Gov. Mike Beebe:
When asked in recent interviews about my past eight years as Governor, I’ve said repeatedly that it’s been quite a ride.

December 19, 2014

Dear Fellow Nebraskans:
Education is a priority for our state and a special priority for me as Governor.

December 03, 2014

A column by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin
As West Virginia's military men and women return home from serving across the country and around the world, West Virginians stand together to welcome them with open arms and warm hearts.

November 24, 2014

By Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
Hi, Scott Walker here.
In this week's radio address, I want to talk about the positive path ahead of us as we continue our work together to build a better Wisconsin not only for today, but for the next generation.

November 10, 2014

A column by Gov. Mike Beebe:
When our communities have the proper workforce in place for the 21st-century economy, we have the most critical piece of the economic development puzzle.

October 24, 2014

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
Earlier this month, I spent the day in Brookings attending a number of economic development celebrations: a groundbreaking ceremony for SDSU’s Swine Teaching and Research Facility, ribbon cuttings at Bel Brands and Counterpart, and an expansion announcement at 3M.

October 10, 2014

By Governor Earl Ray Tomblin
West Virginians are known for coming together to support each other in times of need – whether to help communities recover from a disaster or through statewide volunteer projects as part of Day to Serve.

September 26, 2014

By Governor Dave Heinman
Dear Fellow Nebraskans:
This year is shaping up to be another year of economic prosperity with continued great success in job creation and expansion.

September 15, 2014

By Governor Mike Beebe
With every passing year, science and technology grow more and more important to economic success. It is research that fuels technology’s advances and creates opportunities for tomorrow.

August 27, 2014

By Governor Bill Haslam
Tennessee high school seniors now have an opportunity to change the future – both for themselves and their families – but also for our state.

August 14, 2014

By Governor Jay Nixon
On a recent visit to St. Joseph, I had the opportunity to witness first-hand the positive impact that our bipartisan efforts on mental health are making on communities in Missouri, as well as the clear path ahead toward making even greater strides in this area.

July 25, 2014

By Governor Mike Beebe
This past week, I returned from what is likely to be my last international trade mission as Governor of Arkansas.

July 11, 2014

By Governor Dave Heineman
Dear Fellow Nebraskans:
I want to remind businesses and students about the Intern Nebraska program. Intern Nebraska provides financial assistance to businesses creating new internships and connects Nebraska’s college students to hands-on internship opportunities.

June 23, 2014

By Governor Bill Haslam
Part of a governor’s job is to define reality, and when reality is not good, do something to address it.
In Tennessee, we have a serious problem with prescription drug abuse, and it is going to require the combined efforts of a lot of people to solve the problem. We have begun to do that with a plan we call Prescription for Success.

May 30, 2014

By Governor Mike Beebe
While we have been talking about Arkansas’s Private Option health-insurance program for a long time now, it’s actually only been active for five months. Those who work but can’t otherwise afford health insurance have only been signing up for eight months. Still, we are beginning to get some real data about our progress so far, and there is encouragement that this trailblazing experiment can live up to its potential.

May 26, 2014

As a veteran, I know how important it is to observe Memorial Day. Honoring our fallen comrades is an important tradition that sends powerful messages to our veterans and their families, our communities, and to those who continue to serve our nation.

May 06, 2014

By Governor Tomblin and Adjutant General Hoyer
We have asked the National Guard to fight our wars and respond to natural disasters and emergencies.  West Virginia's citizen soldiers have done so with extraordinary honor and courage.  Now, the federal government has proposed a series of significant cuts to the Army National Guard, which will have far-reaching consequences for our hometowns and our ability to respond to local emergencies and disasters.