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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.


October 02, 2017

Governors React to Mass Shooting in Nevada

The National Governors Association released a statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, one of the deadliest in modern American history.

September 21, 2017

NGA Joins State, Local Coalition 'Americans Against Double Taxation'

The National Governors Association (NGA) has joined a coalition of state and local government organizations, education and public service providers and housing organizations to support the State and Local Tax Deduction.

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.




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


State Approaches to Implementing Community-Based Alternatives to Incarceration for Youth Involved in the Justice System

A new issue brief from the National Governors Association identifies recent state efforts to adopt alternatives to incarceration and discusses effective approaches that governors can take to implement reform strategies.

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.

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