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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.

 News

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.


April 11, 2017

States Expand Opioid Addiction Treatment in Drug Courts, Corrections

Eight states will participate in an NGA project to develop and implement strategies to expand access to opioid use disorder treatment for justice-involved populations.


March 30, 2017

States Improve Access to High-Quality Health Care in Rural America

Seven states will participate in a new NGA opportunity to identify and implement strategies to improve access to high-quality, cost-effective health care in rural America.


 Features

We The States: Governors’ Recommendations for President Trump

The National Governors Association looks forward to working with the new Administration to drive the policy changes that matter most to states. NGA has identified 10 priority issues on which we can engage to produce a positive outcome for Americans.  We the States


2017 State of the States Address

On January 25, 2017, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., NGA Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Vice Chair Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval discussed governors’ collective priorities to a new Administration and Congress.


2017 Governors' State of the State Addresses Information

Confirmed dates and hyperlinks for governors' State of the State addresses. NGA will continue to update this page as more information is made public.


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.


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