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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Governors’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors are creating new and more equitable workforce development opportunities through broadband investments and new digital tools. by Timothy Schoonhoven, Loren Shimanek, and Jake Varn Closing the digital divide has ...
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National Governors Association Asks Congress to Swiftly Pass Funding Package

National Governors Association Asks Congress to Swiftly Pass Funding Package

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey called on Congress to swiftly pass a federal funding measure ...
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes generational investments in priorities such as repairing roads and bridges, boosting transit and rail funds, electrifying vehicles, replacing lead pipes, ensuring broadband deployment, ...
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Governors Applaud Senate Infrastructure Vote, Urge Swift Action in House

Governors Applaud Senate Infrastructure Vote, Urge Swift Action in House

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey released the following statement after the Senate voted 69-30 to ...
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Congress Encouraged to Provide Flexible Federal Funding for Infrastructure

Congress Encouraged to Provide Flexible Federal Funding for Infrastructure

Today, National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey released the following statement as Congress considers the bipartisan Infrastructure ...
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BUILD TO LAST

Governors are calling on Capitol Hill to:

  • Create certainty and stability in long-term federal resources to ensure workforce and economic vitality through dedicated funding and financing.
  • Fix and expand existing infrastructure and invest in resiliency and security to modernize it for future generations.
  • Streamline project delivery, increase transparency, while achieving environmental protection.
  • Embrace new practices and technologies that provide innovative solutions to traditional infrastructure needs.

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

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Broadband Access for Success in Postsecondary Education

Broadband Access for Success in Postsecondary Education

Postsecondary institutions have a critical role in expanding affordable broadband access and closing the digital divide. by Rachel Hirsch and Jake Varn The gap between those with and those without ...
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State Insights on the Water-Energy Nexus and Policy Ideas to Achieve Greater Savings

State Insights on the Water-Energy Nexus and Policy Ideas to Achieve Greater Savings

This paper provides an overview of challenges that states are facing in developing integrated water and energy conservation policies; provides background on Arizona and Wisconsin’s innovative water-energy policies and programs; ...
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Governors Rev Up Momentum on Infrastructure

Governors Rev Up Momentum on Infrastructure

The co-chairs of the National Governors Association’s Economic Recovery and Revitalization Task Force discussed the vital federal-state partnership on infrastructure during a meeting with fellow Governors as they demonstrate bipartisan ...
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Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors struck a resoundingly bipartisan tone before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, speaking to the urgency of investing now and for the future as our infrastructure must rapidly ...
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NGA 2021 Winter Meeting

NGA 2021 Winter Meeting

On February 25, 2021 NGA held a Virtual Winter Meeting. Governors met to discuss issues around public health and economic recovery and engaged with Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on infrastructure ...
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Governors Propose Infrastructure Investments to Support Long Term Economic Recovery

Governors Propose Infrastructure Investments to Support Long Term Economic Recovery

As the nation’s economy looks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, states are positioned to maximize the benefits from infrastructure investments. by Thomas Curtin, Program Director, Infrastructure As the nation ...
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Governors Start 2021 by Expanding Access to Broadband

Governors Start 2021 by Expanding Access to Broadband

Governors are proposing record levels of investments in broadband infrastructure. by Jake Varn, Policy Analyst, Infrastructure Tens of millions of Americans lack a reliable, high-speed internet connection due to either ...
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2021 State of the States Addresses

2021 State of the States Addresses

Playlist with clips from Governor State of the State addresses. Click here for links to full address text and video. View Full Playlist ...
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New Relief Coming from Washington – What Does This Mean for Transportation?

New Relief Coming from Washington – What Does This Mean for Transportation?

States are essential to moving critical infrastructure projects forward and will be key to building a sustainable economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Curtin | Program Director, Infrastructure Late ...
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The Road Ahead:  Planning for Electric Vehicles by Managing Grid Interactions

The Road Ahead: Planning for Electric Vehicles by Managing Grid Interactions

This paper includes recommendations to help Governors meet their EV goals and provides strategies that can improve the interplay between EVs and the electric grid. (View/Download) Executive Summary Transportation electrification ...
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Transportation Funding and Financing during COVID-19

Transportation Funding and Financing during COVID-19

This memo summarizes mechanisms states and territories use to fund and finance transportation systems, as well as recent Governor initiatives on state transportation revenues and resources before and after the ...
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The Future of  State Telehealth Policy

The Future of State Telehealth Policy

This paper summarizes the types of telehealth policy flexibilities provided by states and the federal government during the COVID-19 pandemic and longer-term considerations for Governors regarding the impact of such ...
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