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 Advocacy Communications, filterable by content type and topic.

Governors Urge Congress to Address Water Infrastructure Funding Cuts

Governors Urge Congress to Address Water Infrastructure Funding Cuts

The Co-Chairs of the National Governors Association's Economic Development and Revitalization Task Force wrote a letter to Congressional leaders urging ...
Governors Urge Congress to pass appropriations for fiscal year 2024

Governors Urge Congress to pass appropriations for fiscal year 2024

WASHINGTON – Today, National Governors Association Chair Utah Governor Spencer Cox and Vice Chair Colorado Governor Jared Polis released the ...
Governors Priorities to Reauthorize the Farm Bill

Governors Priorities to Reauthorize the Farm Bill

The co-chairs of the National Governors Association (NGA) Education, Workforce and Community Investment Task Force wrote a letter to Congressional ...
Public Health And Disaster Response Task Force Sends FY24 Appropriations Letter to Congress

Public Health And Disaster Response Task Force Sends FY24 Appropriations Letter to Congress

The co-chairs of the National Governors Association (NGA) Public Health and Disaster Response Task Force wrote a letter to Congressional ...
State and Local Government Organizations urge Passage of the railway safety act of 2023

State and Local Government Organizations urge Passage of the railway safety act of 2023

On behalf of the National Governors Association (NGA), the National League of Cities (NLC), and the National Association of Counties ...
Economic Development and Revitalization Task Force Sends FY24 Appropriations Letter to Congress

Economic Development and Revitalization Task Force Sends FY24 Appropriations Letter to Congress

On behalf of the nation’s Governors, we welcome the opportunity to provide Congress with our priorities as your respective committees ...
Governors Announce Bipartisan Permitting Vision to Accelerate Project Delivery

Governors Announce Bipartisan Permitting Vision to Accelerate Project Delivery

WASHINGTON – Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Vice Chair Utah Governor Spencer Cox and Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards released ...
Community Renewal Task Force Sends FY24 Appropriations Letter to Congress

Community Renewal Task Force Sends FY24 Appropriations Letter to Congress

On behalf of the nation’s Governors, we welcome the opportunity to provide Congress with our priorities as your respective committees ...
Public Health and Disaster Response Task Force Letter on Federal Debt Ceiling and FY2024 Appropriations

Public Health and Disaster Response Task Force Letter on Federal Debt Ceiling and FY2024 Appropriations

On behalf of the nation’s Governors, we invite Congress to engage with states now on any proposals affecting safety net ...
Reevaluating Degree Requirements For Government Jobs

Reevaluating Degree Requirements For Government Jobs

Governors are implementing a variety of workforce development initiatives to expand pathways to opportunity and build a stronger, fairer economy ...
Letter on Reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act

Letter on Reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act

Governors have firsthand experience on how to improve the ability of states and territories to respond to public health crises, ...
Governors Call for Energy and Permitting Compromise

Governors Call for Energy and Permitting Compromise

WASHINGTON – Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Vice Chair Utah Governor Spencer Cox and Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards released ...