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.

NGA Infrastructure Resource Pages

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State of the State – 2023

State of the State – 2023

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2023 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, as well as inaugural addresses for new and re-elected Governors ...
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State And Local Government Associations Commend Congress for Infrastructure and Disaster Flexibility

State And Local Government Associations Commend Congress for Infrastructure and Disaster Flexibility

WASHINGTON – With the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, the seven leading organizations representing state and local governments at the federal level thank Congress for providing flexibility ...
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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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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

Municipal Broadband Networks

Ms. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary Office of the Secretary Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W., Room TW-A325 Washington, D.C. 20554 RE: WCB Docket Nos. 14-115 and 14-116 (Seeking Preemption ...
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Highway Trust Fund – Big 7

The Honorable John Boehner Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable ...
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Highway Trust Fund

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable John Boehner Speaker of ...
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Primary Freight Network Designation

U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE W12 - 140 Washington, DC 20590 Governors were encouraged that the 2012 surface transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the ...
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Testimony – Surface Transportation Reauthorization

Statement of The Honorable Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma & Chair, National Governors Association before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on “Building the Foundation for Surface Transportation Reauthorization” January ...
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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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