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 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 ...
NGA Sends Letter Outlining WRDA Priorities  

NGA Sends Letter Outlining WRDA Priorities  

The Honorable Tom CarperChairmanCommittee on the Environment and Public WorksUnited States Senate513 Hart Senate Office BuildingWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Sam GravesChairmanCommittee on Transportation and InfrastructureUnited States House of Representatives1135 ...
Governors Implement: On The Road To Infrastructure In West Virginia

Governors Implement: On The Road To Infrastructure In West Virginia

On Wednesday, February 28, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice assembled members of his cabinet and key state, local, and federal officials for a day-long meeting on infrastructure investment in West ...
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 ...
December 2023 Quarterly Infrastructure Coordinator Workshop

December 2023 Quarterly Infrastructure Coordinator Workshop

On December 12 and 13, 2023, the National Governors Association (NGA) hosted its sixth Quarterly Infrastructure Coordinator Workshop in Washington, D.C. This convening brought together Governors’ Infrastructure Coordinators and Energy ...
NGA Convenes First Regional Project Delivery Workshop for Southeastern States and Territories

NGA Convenes First Regional Project Delivery Workshop for Southeastern States and Territories

As dollars begin to flow from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), CHIPS and Science Act and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), and Governors and their staff increasingly focus ...

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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

Surface Transportation Reauthorization

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Harry Reid Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable John Boehner Speaker of the House ...

Highway Trust Fund – Big 7

The Honorable John Boehner Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Republican Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable ...

Testimony – Surface Transportation Reauthorization

Statement of The Honorable Pat McCrory, Governor of North Carolina & Member, Executive Committee National Governors Association Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure On "Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill: ...

Testimony – Surface Transportation Reauthorization

Statement of The Honorable Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama Vice Chair, Economic Development and Commerce Committee, National Governors Association Before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee On “The Importance ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...