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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NGA Wraps Up Third Broadband Leaders Workshop in Kansas 

NGA Wraps Up Third Broadband Leaders Workshop in Kansas 

NGA hosted its third Broadband Leaders Workshop, June 3-5, in Overland Park, Kansas. Over 60 broadband leaders from around 40 states and territories came together with federal officials, internet service ...
State and Local Government Leaders Urge Congress to Preserve the State and Local Cyber Security Grant Program

State and Local Government Leaders Urge Congress to Preserve the State and Local Cyber Security Grant Program

The Honorable Patty MurrayChairSenate Committee on AppropriationsCapitol Building S-146AWashington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Susan CollinsVice ChairSenate Committee on AppropriationsCapitol Building S-128Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Tom ColeChairHouse Committee on AppropriationsCapitol ...
State Resource Center: Innovative Infrastructure Funding, Financing and Delivery

State Resource Center: Innovative Infrastructure Funding, Financing and Delivery

Governors across the country are exploring the use of alternative infrastructure delivery models and innovative funding and financing approaches to deploy a wide range of infrastructure projects in their states ...
Governors Implement: On the Road to Infrastructure in Kansas (Part II)

Governors Implement: On the Road to Infrastructure in Kansas (Part II)

Recently, the Kansas Infrastructure Hub hosted its second convening for state, local and private sector partners (details from the first convening can be found here.) Attendees gathered in Salina, Kansas ...
Northeast Regional Project Delivery Workshop

Northeast Regional Project Delivery Workshop

On Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5, 2024, NGA held its Northeast Regional Project Delivery Workshop in Philadelphia. This convening, which was hosted in partnership with Pennsylvania Governor Josh ...
NGA Convenes Network of Governors’ Infrastructure Implementation Coordinators

NGA Convenes Network of Governors’ Infrastructure Implementation Coordinators

Fresh off NGA’s 2024 Winter Meeting, the organization pulled together the latest in a series of workshops for Governors’ Infrastructure Implementation Coordinators. Marking two years since the first in-person meeting ...

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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
  • Alexis Howard, Legislative Associate
  • Henry Ashley, Policy Coordinator

Initiatives

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

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Infrastructure Library

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 ...

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 – ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

States Strengthen Energy Infrastructure

WASHINGTON—Governors are often on the front lines of responding to natural or human-made disasters, and they also play an integral role in emergency preparedness. That includes ensuring energy supply and ...

The Potential Role for Microgrids During Electric Power Outages Webinar

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted a webinar on microgrids for critical asset resiliency. This webinar featured state peers discussing successful programs that have deployed ...

Transportation Appropriations (House)

The Honorable Hal Rogers Chairman Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives H-305, The Capitol Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Nita Lowey Ranking Member Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of ...