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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.


September 19, 2017

Eleven States Chosen for Occupational Licensing Policy Study

Eleven states will participate in a peer learning consortium focused on occupational licensing policy to remove barriers to labor market entry.

September 06, 2017

Governors Praise Senate for Protecting Education, Workforce Funding

The National Governors Association released a statement on Congress' consideration of FY 2018 education and workforce spending.

August 15, 2017

States Strengthen Parole Policies and Practices

The National Governors Association has selected four states to participate in a project on strengthening paroling practices.




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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