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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.


December 07, 2017

NGA Comments on State and Local Tax Deduction

The National Governors Association released a statement on its position on the state and local tax deduction (SALT).

November 17, 2017

Additional States Support Work-Based Learning to Expand Employment Opportunities

Six states and one territory will participate in an NGA project focused on scaling high-quality work-based learning, which develops young adults' foundational and technical skills.




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


December 04, 2017

Building Complex Care Programs: A Road Map for States

NGA has developed a road map to guide state leaders in establishing and advancing complex care programs.

November 20, 2017

Powering Up: State Trends for Advancing the Use of Energy Storage

A new issue brief from the National Governors Association outlines several ways in which state policymakers can advance energy storage and focuses on recent statewide procurement targets, financial incentives, and research and development efforts. This issue brief is an update to an October 2016 National Governors Association's report, State Strategies for Advancing the Use of Energy Storage.

November 14, 2017

2016 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Update

The NGA Center for Best Practices’ Maternal and Child Health Update (MCH Update) has a longstanding history of collecting and sharing detailed state-level information on maternal and child health programs and outcomes.

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