Infrastructure

Infrastructure is the foundation states are built upon. It impacts everything from economic development and global competitiveness to our quality of life, safety, environment, and resiliency. Governors have taken action to enhance infrastructure, including creating new and increasing existing funding streams, advancing public-private partnerships, addressing regulatory delays, improving transparency, and promoting innovation.

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Infrastructure Workforce Resources

Infrastructure Workforce Resources

Governors and other state and territory leaders across the country agree on the urgent need to develop a qualified workforce to design, build and maintain infrastructure investments. Several states and ...
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Electric and Alternative Vehicle Infrastructure Summit

Electric and Alternative Vehicle Infrastructure Summit

On October 13 and 14, the National Governors Association, in partnership with the Office of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, hosted an Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Infrastructure Summit in ...
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Briefing on State Legal Considerations Related to Major Infrastructure Projects

Briefing on State Legal Considerations Related to Major Infrastructure Projects

On Thursday, September 15, the National Governors Association hosted a briefing on State Legal Considerations Related to Major Infrastructure Projects. The call was a joint briefing for Governors’ legal counsel ...
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Resources To Support Governors’ Advisors With Tracking IIJA Programs

Resources To Support Governors’ Advisors With Tracking IIJA Programs

To further support IIJA implementation, the NGA has recently launched an updated version of its IIJA Program Tracker, which is a key feature of the IIJA resources page. By Glenn ...
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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

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

The Honorable Nancy PelosiSpeakerUnited States House of Representatives The Honorable Charles E. SchumerMajority LeaderUnited States Senate The Honorable Kevin McCarthyRepublican LeaderUnited States House of Representatives The Honorable Mitch McConnellRepublican LeaderUnited ...
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State Postsecondary Education’s Role in Digital Equity Planning

State Postsecondary Education’s Role in Digital Equity Planning

The Digital Equity Act will deploy $2.75 billion in grants to states. Over five years, states will apply for and deploy funds to advance digital literacy and digital skill development, ...
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IIJA Implementation Resources

As Governors lead on implementing the historic bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the National Governors Association will be continuing to provide timely and actionable resources, create opportunities for Governors and their staff to convene and collaborate, and maintain relationships with critical federal, state, local, and private sector stakeholders.


Principles for National Infrastructure Investment

Infrastructure is the foundation states are built upon. It impacts everything from economic development and global competitiveness, to our quality of life, safety, environment and resiliency. Governors have taken action to enhance infrastructure, including creating new and increasing existing funding streams, advancing public private partnerships, addressing regulatory delays, improving transparency and promoting innovation.


Meet the Team

  • Thomas Curtin, Program Director
  • Richard Lukas, Legislative Director
  • Glenn Grimshaw, Senior Policy Analyst
  • Evan Blankenberger, Policy Coordinator

Initiatives

Infrastructure: Foundation For Success was the 2019-2020 Chair’s Initiative of Gov. Larry Hogan.

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Infrastructure Library

2017 Water Policy Institute

August 8–9, 2017 | Annapolis, MD The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held a meeting for governor’s water policy advisors from over twenty-eight states in Annapolis ...
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SELF DRIVE Act

The Honorable Greg Walden Chairman Energy and Commerce Committee United States House of Representatives 2185 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Frank Pallone Ranking Member Energy and Commerce ...
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North Carolina Retreat on Enhancing Lead-by-Example Efforts

June 29, 2017 | Raleigh, NC The state of North Carolina, in partnership with the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) is working on an initiative on ...
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2017 Seminar for New Governors’ Energy Advisors and Annual Governors’ Advisors’ Energy Policy Institute

June 19 – 21, 2017 | Arlington, VA The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held the annual Governors’ Energy Advisors’ Policy Institute on June 20 – ...
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NGA CEO: Bipartisan Agreement Among Governors on Infrastructure

NGA CEO Scott Pattison said governors will need lots of tools in the toolbox, in the form of public-private partnerships, municipal bonds and federal funding, to repair and maintain the ...
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Advancing the Energy-Water Nexus: How Governors Can Bridge Their Conservation Goals

Energy and water are critical resources that rely on each other to be extracted, transported and used. However, because states typically regulate energy and water separately, they can miss opportunities ...
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Oregon Retreat on Prioritizing and Valuing Local Energy Resilience

May 5, 2017 | Newport, OR Oregon, in partnership with the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center), is working on a year-and-a-half long initiative to identify and ...
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Transportation and Infrastructure

2.1 Preamble Our nation’s multi-modal transportation and related-infrastructure systems support and enhance the economic growth of states and the nation. Infrastructure provides the skeletal network that connects the nation. Together, ...
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In Tight Fiscal Environment, States Focus on Infrastructure Financing

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA), in conjunction with 10 other state and local groups, has issued State and Local Fiscal Facts: 2017, a brief outlining the fiscal condition of state and ...
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Experts Roundtable on State Resiliency Assessment and Planning

January 25-26, 2017 | Washington, DC The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted an experts roundtable to discuss key issues in state resiliency efforts and help ...
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Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles Policy Workshop

January 10, 2017 | Denver, CO The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held a workshop to convene state energy and emergency management policy officials with alternative ...
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State Technology & Policy Questions Around Highly Autonomous Vehicles

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webinar to explore the technology and policy developments surrounding highly autonomous vehicles (HAVs). As the development of self-driving ...
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