Advocacy Communications Archive

  • Testimony – Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act

    Mr. Chairman, on behalf of America’s Governors, I am here to report that to my knowledge, there is no state or local government interested in imposing new access taxes to the Internet. What state and local governments ...

  • Testimony – Conservation Title of the Farm Bill

    This testimony is respectfully submitted on behalf of the National Governors Association (NGA) for inclusion as part of the record of the June 9, 2001 hearing before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, ...

  • Testimony – Unfunded Mandate Reform Act

    Good morning. I am grateful for the opportunity to testify on behalf of the nation’s Governors on a five-year review of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (UMRA). The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act – The Successes ...

  • Testimony – ITFA

    Delivered to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation The Honorable John McCain, Chairman Full Committee Hearing on Remote Taxation March 14, 2001 Chairman McCain, Senator Hollings, and members of ...

  • Testimony – Superfund

    Good morning, Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee. I am Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of the State of Delaware, and am here today representing the National Governors Association. I currently serve as a member of the ...

  • Testimony – IFTA

    Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I am Michael Leavitt, Governor of Utah. I am here today not only as a member of the Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce, but also on behalf of the National Governors’ ...

  • Testimony – Internet taxation

    Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, on behalf of the National Governors’ Association and the people of Michigan, thank you very much for the courtesy that’s been extended to me this morning. No other ...

  • Testimony – Medicare Reform

    Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you today on behalf of the nation’s Governors. One of the most critical responsibilities we have is to protect and improve the ...

  • Testimony – Medicare Reform

    Chairman Roth, Senator Moynihan, distinguished Committee Members, thank you for inviting me to testify on the topic of Medicare financing. I am pleased to represent the nation’s Governors on an issue of such ...

  • Testimony – Tobacco Settlement Funds

    Mr. Chairman, thank you for the opportunity to appear before this subcommittee today to testify on the Governors’ number one legislative priority. Tobacco Settlement Funds Belong to the States The nation’s ...