We work closely with governors’ Washington, D.C., office representatives, state-federal contacts and other state and local government organizations to maximize the effectiveness of NGA’s lobbying activities. Specifically, our staff serve as policy experts and liaisons to Congress and executive branch agencies and coordinate the work and policy activities of NGA committees.
- The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, a bipartisan law, focuses on federal aid to encourage the construction of microprocessor manufacturing facilities in the United States. The objective is to reduce U.S. reliance on overseas chip supply chains, and increased authorizations to boost the nation’s science and technology base. Learn more...
- The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act of 2022, aims to combat gun violence, and includes provisions that will improve access to mental health care and help equip schools with the resources necessary to keep schools safe. Learn more…
Tiffany Waddell—Director of Government Relations
Tim Carlton—Legislative Director
Michael Horder—Legislative Director
Christian Lovell—Legislative Director
Richard Lukas—Legislative Director
Maribel Ramos—Legislative Director
Badiki Ebenja—Legislative Associate
Courtney Scarbin—Legislative Coordinator
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State And Local Government Associations Commend Congress for Infrastructure and Disaster Flexibility
Support for Inclusion of the State, Local Tribal, and Territorial Fiscal Recovery, Infrastructure, and Disaster Relief Flexibility Act in the next legislative or spending vehicle