NGA ADVOCACY LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA Advovacy Communications, filterable by content type and topic.

Congress Encouraged to Swiftly Pass Infrastructure Investments

Congress Encouraged to Swiftly Pass Infrastructure Investments

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
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Governors' Priorities for the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Governors’ Priorities for the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

As commanders-in-chief of our respective national guard, Governors take seriously their responsibility for ensuring the well-being of our service members ...
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Letter on Principles for Workforce Development Improvement

Letter on Principles for Workforce Development Improvement

Now is the time to meaningfully update and reshape federal workforce programs to address the present and future of work ...
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Governors’ Principles to Renew the Federal Workforce System

Governors’ Principles to Renew the Federal Workforce System

Key principles for redesigning the federal workforce development system to create jobs, uplift workers, and provide employers with the tools ...
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Coalition Letter on Cybersecurity Funding

Coalition Letter on Cybersecurity Funding

We urge Congress to authorize and fully fund a dedicated cybersecurity grant program to help states, territories and localities develop ...
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Letter on the FY2022 Defense Appropriations

Letter on the FY2022 Defense Appropriations

Letter outlining top NGA priorities for Fiscal Year 2022 Defense Appropriations and for our National Guard. The Honorable Betty McCollum ...
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Governors Applaud Bipartisan Agreement on Infrastructure Investments

Governors Applaud Bipartisan Agreement on Infrastructure Investments

National Governors Association Chairman New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Vice Chairman Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following ...
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Letter to FEMA on Public Assistance Guidelines

Letter to FEMA on Public Assistance Guidelines

Governors would like to recommend the following actions to improve FEMA’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. The Honorable Deanne CriswellAdministratorFederal ...
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State and Local Perspectives on DHS Preparedness Grant Programs

State and Local Perspectives on DHS Preparedness Grant Programs

Testimony of Governor David Ige of Hawai‘i On Behalf of The National Governors Association Before the United States House of ...
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Letter on Surface Transportation Priorities

Letter on Surface Transportation Priorities

We look forward to working closely with the respective Senate and House committees to help advance a new surface transportation ...
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NGA and NASWA Letter to Secretary of Labor Regarding Unemployment Insurance Fraud

NGA and NASWA Letter to Secretary of Labor Regarding Unemployment Insurance Fraud

The Honorable Marty WalshU.S. Secretary of LaborU.S. Department of Labor200 Constitution Avenue NWWashington, D.C. 20210 Dear Secretary Walsh: Congratulations on ...
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Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors struck a resoundingly bipartisan tone before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, speaking to the urgency of investing ...
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