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

NGA Center for Best Practices

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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.

 News

April 28, 2017

State, Local Governments Applaud Online Sales Tax Collection Bill

The seven leading state and local government organizations, including NGA, issued a statement welcoming Congress's consideration of remote sales tax legislation.


April 26, 2017

Governors to Congress: Restore Rural Funding in Continuing Resolution

The National Governors Association released a statement regarding reduced federal payments to states and counties under the Secure Rural Schools program.


April 13, 2017

Virginia Helps States With Juvenile Justice Reform

At an NGA learning lab on juvenile justice reform, teams from eight states gathered in Virginia to hear about the commonwealth’s ongoing work in that area.


 Features

We The States: Governors’ Recommendations for President Trump

The National Governors Association has identified 10 priority issues on which states can engage with President Trump's Administration to produce a positive outcome for Americans.


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: Exploring the Governor’s Role

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.