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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Resources To Support Governors’ Advisors With Tracking IIJA Programs

Resources To Support Governors’ Advisors With Tracking IIJA Programs

To further support IIJA implementation, the NGA has recently launched an updated version of its IIJA Program Tracker, which is a key feature of the IIJA resources page. By Glenn ...
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Support for Inclusion of the State, Local Tribal, and Territorial Fiscal Recovery, Infrastructure, and Disaster Relief Flexibility Act in the next legislative or spending vehicle

Support for Inclusion of the State, Local Tribal, and Territorial Fiscal Recovery, Infrastructure, and Disaster Relief Flexibility Act in the next legislative or spending vehicle

The Honorable Nancy PelosiSpeakerUnited States House of Representatives The Honorable Charles E. SchumerMajority LeaderUnited States Senate The Honorable Kevin McCarthyRepublican LeaderUnited States House of Representatives The Honorable Mitch McConnellRepublican LeaderUnited ...
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State Postsecondary Education’s Role in Digital Equity Planning

State Postsecondary Education’s Role in Digital Equity Planning

The Digital Equity Act will deploy $2.75 billion in grants to states. Over five years, states will apply for and deploy funds to advance digital literacy and digital skill development, ...
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State Learning Lab on Energy and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

State Learning Lab on Energy and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Governors' staff and state leaders across the country collaborate and recognize the importance of resilient energy and critical infrastructure, while discussing how to best bolster state energy plans with new ...
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Opportunities For Cybersecurity Investment In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

Opportunities For Cybersecurity Investment In The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

In an increasingly modernized and interconnected world, the cybersecurity risk continues to grow, and our nation’s infrastructure is not impervious. For states looking to elevate their cybersecurity posture, the IIJA ...
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Governors Implement: On the Road to Infrastructure – Kansas

Governors Implement: On the Road to Infrastructure – Kansas

On July 13, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly kicked off the first gathering of her administration’s Infrastructure Hub. The Infrastructure Hub is Kansas’ coordinated approach - working to identify best practices ...
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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 our Team

  • Thomas Curtin, Program Director
  • Richard Lukas, Legislative Director
  • Glenn Grimshaw, Senior Policy Analyst
  • Evan Blankenberger, Policy Coordinator

Initiatives

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

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Letter Urges Congress to Protect Critical Programs by Swiftly Passing Appropriations for FY2022

Letter Urges Congress to Protect Critical Programs by Swiftly Passing Appropriations for FY2022

If lawmakers do not agree on dedicated FY 2022 funding, many programs designed to bolster economic recovery and support critical state, territory, and local infrastructure projects will be unnecessarily delayed ...
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Leveraging Historic Federal Water Infrastructure Funding to Meet Governors' Water Priorities

Leveraging Historic Federal Water Infrastructure Funding to Meet Governors’ Water Priorities

With passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Governors can make a transformational investment in stormwater infrastructure and provide more assistance to overburdened communities. by Jessica Rackley and Bevin ...
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Governors Discuss Implementing The IIJA With Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

Governors Discuss Implementing The IIJA With Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

A look at the discussion Governors had with Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on implementing the historic bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at NGA's 2022 Winter Meeting. by Thomas Curtin, ...
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Governors Convene in Person for 114th National Governors Association Winter Meeting

Governors Convene in Person for 114th National Governors Association Winter Meeting

NGA Chairman Gov. Hutchinson Unveils Compact to Expand K-12 Computer Science Education During the four-day meeting, Governors held policy discussions on topics including infrastructure investments, strategies to continue to facilitate ...
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National Governors Association Highlights Infrastructure Resources at Winter Meeting

National Governors Association Highlights Infrastructure Resources at Winter Meeting

Governors Larry Hogan of Maryland (left), Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan (middle) and Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas (right) join Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg for a discussion on infrastructure at the National ...
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Infrastructure Investments: EV Growth And Expansion

Infrastructure Investments: EV Growth And Expansion

At the 2022 NGA Winter Meeting the Economic Recovery and Revitalization Task Force held a discussion on the intersection of private industry and public policy to further EV adoption including ...
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States’ Role in Addressing Foreign Threats in U.S. Critical Energy Infrastructure Sectors

States’ Role in Addressing Foreign Threats in U.S. Critical Energy Infrastructure Sectors

This issue brief examines the vulnerabilities of critical energy infrastructure sectors and assets to foreign threats and identify possible actions to address those vulnerabilities. (Download) Executive Summary The safety and ...
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NGA 2022 Winter Meeting

NGA 2022 Winter Meeting

The National Governors Association's 114th annual Winter Meeting was January 28-31, 2022 in Washington, D.C. Governors met to discuss best practices and bipartisan collaboration on leading policy issues including infrastructure, ...
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State of the States 2022

State of the States 2022

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2022 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, as well as inaugural addresses for new and re-elected Governors ...
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NGA Hosts Summit to Begin Implementation of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

NGA Hosts Summit to Begin Implementation of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Governors will continue to be at the forefront leading the implementation of these historic infrastructure investments. by Glenn Grimshaw The National Governors Association convened a bipartisan group of Governors and ...
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Letter to OMB Outlining IIJA Regulatory Priorities

Letter to OMB Outlining IIJA Regulatory Priorities

NGA is advocating for broad flexibilities for states and territories to help maximize the impact of the projects chosen for funding. Acting Director Shalanda D. YoungOffice of Management and BudgetNew ...
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Governors Convene About Implementing Infrastructure Solutions in States and Territories

Governors Convene About Implementing Infrastructure Solutions in States and Territories

From left: Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Meridiam Global Chair Jane Garvey, Guam Governor Lou Leon Guerrero, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan after a Governors’ panel ...
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