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February 15, 2018

Governors: 'Today We Stand With All Floridians'

The National Governors Association released a statement following yesterday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people and left more than a dozen injured.

February 08, 2018

State And Local Governments: Let's Rebuild America

Twelve state and local government groups released a statement ahead of the President's infrastructure plan announcement advocating for a strong state-federal partnership.

February 08, 2018

States Work to Maximize Water, Energy Efficiency

The National Governors Association today announced that Minnesota and Tennessee have been selected to participate in a project to advance water and energy efficiency.

January 25, 2018

States Focus on Reducing Traffic Injuries and Fatalities

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices announced that five states have been selected to participate in a learning lab that will focus on state strategies to improve statewide data use and sharing to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries.


February 06, 2018

State Strategies to Reduce Highway and Traffic Fatalities and Injuries: A Road Map for States

A new road map from the National Governors Association highlights steps that governors can take to improve coordination and strengthen existing efforts across state agencies and identifies recent state efforts to adopt strategies to reduce traffic fatalities.

February 05, 2018

Parents and Children Thriving Together: The Role of State Agencies in Crafting a Statewide Two-Generation Strategy

A new paper from the National Governors Association and the Center for Law and Social Policy provides an overview of ways in which states can use two-generation strategies to reform state systems for the benefit of low-income families.

January 30, 2018

Addressing Housing Instability Through Systems Alignment and Coordination

A new brief from the National Governors Association and CSH highlights examples from some of the many states that are implementing data-driven supportive housing models that embrace systems alignment, coordination and partnerships to address housing instability.

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