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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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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State Learning Lab on Energy and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

State Learning Lab on Energy and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Governors' staff and state leaders across the country collaborate and recognize the importance of resilient energy and critical infrastructure, while discussing how to best bolster state energy plans with new ...
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Opportunities For Cybersecurity Investment In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

Opportunities For Cybersecurity Investment In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

In an increasingly modernized and interconnected world, the cybersecurity risk continues to grow, and our nation’s infrastructure is not impervious. For states looking to elevate their cybersecurity posture, the IIJA ...
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Governors Implement: On the Road to Infrastructure – Kansas

Governors Implement: On the Road to Infrastructure – Kansas

On July 13, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly kicked off the first gathering of her administration’s Infrastructure Hub. The Infrastructure Hub is Kansas’ coordinated approach - working to identify best practices ...
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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 our 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

How States and Territories Fund Transportation: An Overview of Traditional and Nontraditional Strategies

How States and Territories Fund Transportation: An Overview of Traditional and Nontraditional Strategies

This report provides states with an overview of traditional funding mechanisms, profiles of new and innovative programs at work in the United States and overseas, and a summary of each ...
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Innovative State Transportation Funding and Financing

Innovative State Transportation Funding and Financing

This paper extends and updates earlier work by: (1) providing case studies of state and international experience with a full range of policy options, (2) addressing new options that have ...
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Testimony – Infrastructure

Chairwoman Norton, Ranking Member Diaz-Balart, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today on the important issue of catastrophic planning and disaster ...
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State Efforts to Expand Broadband Access

State Efforts to Expand Broadband Access

This Issue Brief reviews state efforts to expand broadband access by offering examples of implementation strategies. In addition, we highlight how broadband access can spur economic development and improve quality ...
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Testimony – surface transportation

Thank you, Madam Secretary and the members of the Commission for hosting this roundtable with national organizations representing state and local governments. I am Ray Scheppach, Executive Director of the ...
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Testimony – Highway and Transit Needs

Good morning. Chairman Petri, Ranking Member Lipinski, and members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you today as Chairman of the National Governors Association to discuss ...
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