The mission of the National Governors Association (NGA) Office of Government Relations is to ensure that governors’ views are represented in the shaping of federal policy. NGA policy positions, reflecting governors’ principles on priority issues, guide the association’s efforts to influence federal laws and regulations affecting states.
NGA on the Hill
Comments to Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) encouraging intergovernmental cooperation on tax reform and submitting the governors’ policy positions regarding tax and public finance matters.
Letter (from Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Washington Governor Jay Inslee) to House and Senate Education Committee Leadership in support of strengthening the state-federal partnership on early childhood education.
The National Governors Association Health and Human Services Committee, led by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, released a statement on the Children's Health Insurance Porgram, which expires Sept. 30.