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’ Initiatives To Enhance Planning, Delivery And Success Of Major Infrastructure Projects

Governors’ Initiatives To Enhance Planning, Delivery And Success Of Major Infrastructure Projects

This document serves as a reference guide to demonstrate how Governors are thinking about infrastructure investments holistically, organizing their administrations to yield success, building partnerships to leverage funding and financing, ...
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Input on the 2022 Water Resources Development Act

Input on the 2022 Water Resources Development Act

Our members recognize the substantial benefits provided to the nation by our water resources and hope to work together to ensure passage of a new bipartisan WRDA bill in 2022 ...
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Governors Commend Bipartisan $10 Billion COVID Relief Agreement, Urge Passage

Governors urge Congress to pass a bipartisan package that will give states the tools and flexibility they need to continue to fight COVID-19 and support economic recovery. WASHINGTON – Today, ...
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White House Infrastructure Webinars

White House Infrastructure Webinars

The White House is hosting a series of webinars for implementation stakeholders to provide an in-depth look into the programs contained within the chapters of "A Guidebook to the Bipartisan ...
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State Resource Center on Innovative Infrastructure Financing

State Resource Center on Innovative Infrastructure Financing

States and territories across the country have adopted or are in the process of implementing innovative funding and financing mechanisms across a wide range of infrastructure projects. As Governors look ...
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Workshop on Leveraging IIJA Funds

Workshop on Leveraging IIJA Funds

The generational opportunity created by IIJA cannot be fully realized without the combined efforts of federal, state, and local officials working collaboratively and closely with the private sector. By Cara ...
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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.


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

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Moving Infrastructure Forward - State by State

Moving Infrastructure Forward – State by State

Governors are already moving forward on a generational mission to renew America's functional systems, including transportation, the electrical grid, broadband, water infrastructure, cybersecurity and environmental remediation. by Richard Lukas and ...
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Infrastructure and Workforce Development

Infrastructure and Workforce Development

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will have a significant effect on the federal workforce system at large and there are a few key items that present new opportunities for ...
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Governors Ready to Deploy Infrastructure Funds on Behalf of States and Territories

Governors Ready to Deploy Infrastructure Funds on Behalf of States and Territories

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 President signed into law ...
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What the Infrastructure Package Means for Workforce Development: Opportunities for Governors

What the Infrastructure Package Means for Workforce Development: Opportunities for Governors

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes new allowable uses for transportation funds, investments in digital equity and inclusion, and planning to strengthen the transportation workforce. (Download) On November 15, ...
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State and Local Government Groups Call on Congress to Provide Greater Flexibility with Relief Aid

State and Local Government Groups Call on Congress to Provide Greater Flexibility with Relief Aid

Big Seven State and Local Organizations Urge House to Pass Senate Bill Today the leading organizations that represent state and local governments — The United States Conference of Mayors, National ...
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House Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Sends to President

House Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Sends to President

Update: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was signed into law November 15, 2021. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes generational investments in priorities such as repairing roads and ...
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7 Organizations Representing State and Local Governments Commend House Infrastructure Vote

7 Organizations Representing State and Local Governments Commend House Infrastructure Vote

Today, after the House voted 228-206 to advance the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the leading organizations that represent state and local governments — the National Governors Association, National ...
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Governors Applaud House Infrastructure Vote

Governors Applaud House Infrastructure Vote

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 House voted 228-206 to ...
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Broadband Affordability Resources

Broadband Affordability Resources

Governors are championing new and improved strategies, from leveraging federal resources to launching new programs and partnerships, immediately increasing the affordability of internet services and permanently creating a more affordable ...
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Leveraging State Revolving Funds for Green Infrastructure Projects

Leveraging State Revolving Funds for Green Infrastructure Projects

States have an opportunity to use State Revolving Funds (SRF’s) to invest in nature-based infrastructure to improve water quality, mitigate flood risks, and improve the health of people and ecosystems ...
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Cybersecurity in the Water/Wastewater Critical Infrastructure Sector

Cybersecurity in the Water/Wastewater Critical Infrastructure Sector

On September 22nd, 2021 NGA hosted a webinar on Cybersecurity in the Water/Wastewater Critical Infrastructure Sector. Panel Dr. David Travers, Director of the Water Security Division, Office of Water, U.S ...
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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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