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 News

June 20, 2017

Governors Welcome FEMA Administrator Confirmation

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, chair and vice chair of the National Governors Association Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, respectively, commend Congress on the confirmation of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long.


June 08, 2017

NGA CEO: Bipartisan Agreement Among Governors on Infrastructure

Scott Pattison went on CNBC’s "Squawk Box" ahead of the President’s infrastructure summit at the White House to discuss governors’ infrastructure priorities.


May 23, 2017

NGA Lauds Ambassador Branstad’s Historic Public Service Career

Yesterday former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the new U.S. ambassador to China. Earlier, he was approved unanimously by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to advance his nomination to the full Senate for the final vote. 


 Features

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2017 NGA Summer Meeting

Providence, Rhode Island (July 13-16)

States: Finding Solutions, Improving Lives

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


2016-2017 NGA Chair Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Initiative

Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge


 Publications

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.


Promoting Place-Based Strategies to Address Poverty

A new paper from the National Governors Association addresses the potential for place-based strategies—strategies which include any effort to enhance the livability and quality of life in a given community—to address the needs of impoverished communities and identifies actions governors can take to foster these strategies.


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