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.

Hearing Statement – Veterans’ Benefit Legislation

Statement by the National Governors Association Submitted to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate “Pending Benefits Legislation” June ...
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Homeland Security Grant Reform

The Honorable Thomas Carper Chairman Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable ...
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National Guard Priorities Letter to Congress

The Honorable Carl Levin Chairman Committee on Armed Services United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable James Inhofe Senator ...
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National Guard Priorities Letter to Secretary Hagel

The Honorable Chuck Hagel Secretary U.S. Department of Defense The Pentagon Washington, D.C. Dear Secretary Hagel: After a decade of ...
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STEM Hatch-Klobuchar-Coons Amendment

The Honorable Orrin Hatch United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Amy Klobuchar United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 ...
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NGA/CSG STEP Grant Program

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable John Boehner Speaker United States House ...
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Workforce Investment Act

The Honorable Barbara Mikulski Chair Committee on Appropriations U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Richard Shelby Ranking Member Committee ...
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Water Resources Development Act Reauthorization

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, ...
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Cyber Warrior Act of 2013 (House)

The Honorable Steve Israel United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Richard Hanna United States House of ...
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Testimony – Transparency in Higher Education

Statement of Travis Reindl Program Director, Education Division, NGA Center for Best Practices Before the House Education and the Workforce ...
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Marketplace Fairness Act

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States ...
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Cyber Warrior Act of 2013 (Senate)

The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable David Vitter United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 ...
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