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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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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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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State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool Demonstration

State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool Demonstration

The SRAP tool is meant to help Governors and their staff assess state resilience, identify gaps, and plan for disasters. Nov 16, 2020 NGA hosted a webinar to provide an ...
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Wastewater Testing to Track and Respond to COVID-19

Wastewater Testing to Track and Respond to COVID-19

State review of how wastewater COVID-19 surveillance programs are organized, deployed, and funded and how they plan to use the data to inform their response to COVID-19. Nov 4, 2020 02:00 PM Wastewater testing has been ...
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State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool

State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool

The State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool was created to help Governors and their staffs assess state resilience, identify gaps, and plan for natural and man-made disasters. Background | Vision/Goals ...
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Joint Letter on Water Resources Development Act Reauthorization

Joint Letter on Water Resources Development Act Reauthorization

"We look forward to working with you to ensure the safety and modernization of our nation’s water infrastructure and water resources needs remain a top Congressional priority this year." October ...
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Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities

This webinar highlights state energy and infrastructure resilience solutions and funding opportunities through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities grant program. 29 September 2020 Between ...
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Big 7 Letter Advocating 1-Year Extension of FAST Act

Big 7 Letter Advocating 1-Year Extension of FAST Act

We urge Congress to pass a turnkey, one-year extension of the current surface transportation law, Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, with increased investment levels, while also ensuring the solvency of ...
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Virtual State Policy Summit: Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

Virtual State Policy Summit: Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

This three-day summit on electric vehicle grid integration allowed for governors’ policy staff to hear from experts and one another on the latest solutions, engage in peer-to-peer sharing, and discuss ...
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Gov. Hogan Releases Federal Priorities to Promote Infrastructure as Economic Foundation

Gov. Hogan Releases Federal Priorities to Promote Infrastructure as Economic Foundation

Concluding his initiative as chair of the National Governors Association, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan released a series of principles intended to help strengthen the state-federal partnership on infrastructure, which is ...
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NGA 2020 Summer Meeting

NGA 2020 Summer Meeting

On August 5, 2020 NGA held its first Virtual Summer Meeting. View Full Playlist ...
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NGA 2020 Summer Meeting

NGA 2020 Summer Meeting

Videos from the 2020 Virtual Summer Meeting with remarks from outgoing NGA Chair, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and incoming NGA Chair, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Also featuring three questions ...
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2020 NGA Transportation Policy Institute

2020 NGA Transportation Policy Institute

Virtual Meeting | Jul 14-17, 2020 The National Governors Association’s (NGA) annual Governors’ Advisors Transportation Policy Institute is a unique event that brings together governors’ transportation policy staff to share ...
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Governors Discuss Private-Sector Partnerships to Advance Infrastructure Priorities 

Governors Discuss Private-Sector Partnerships to Advance Infrastructure Priorities 

Six governors joined other state officials and private-sector stakeholders to explore partnerships to finance and maintain vital infrastructure, during the final stakeholder summit in support of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s ...
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