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Governors' and spouses' biographies, searchable database and contact information.

NGA Center for Best Practices

NGA Center for Best Practices

The NGA Center develops innovative solutions to today’s most pressing public policy challenges.

Government Relations

Government Relations

The Office of Government Relations' mission is to ensure governors’ views are represented in the shaping of federal policy.


August 08, 2017

Gov. Hogan Hosts Water Quality Meeting in Maryland

More than 40 state officials from 30 governors' offices attended a Water Policy Institute in Annapolis, Maryland, hosted by the National Governors Association August 8-9.

August 02, 2017

Governors to Senate: Both Parties Should Cooperate on Nominations

The National Governors Association released a statement asking both parties in the Senate to work together to advance the President's noncontroversial executive nominees.

July 25, 2017

Gov. Sandoval Helps States Stay ‘Ahead of the Curve’

At the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting in Rhode Island on Saturday, July 15, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval became 2017-18 NGA chair.




States: Finding Solutions, Improving Lives

A catalog of governors’ work developing innovative solutions to some of today’s most pressing policy challenges.

NGA 2018 Winter Meeting
February 23-26 | Washington, DC


The Promise of the State-Federal Partnership on Workforce and Job Training

Report from the National Governors Association and the National Associations of State Workforce Liaisons and State Workforce Board Chairs on the importance of strong partnership between states and the federal government on workforce development.

Integrating Population Health into State-Wide System Transformation: A Roadmap for States

NGA has developed a roadmap to help state leaders integrate population health into the design and implementation of health system transformations.

State Strategies to Reduce Childhood Hunger

A new paper from the National Governors Association summarizes actions governors can take to help reduce childhood hunger in their states by drawing attention to the issue and implementing policy and programmatic changes to increase children’s participation in child nutrition programs.

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