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Governors

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

March 23, 2017

States Advance Energy Goals Through New NGA Opportunity

Five states will participate in an NGA retreat that will help them explore innovative policies and programs to advance their energy goals.


March 17, 2017

NGA Hosts International Visit on Apprenticeships

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices will host a visit to Germany and Switzerland for a small group of U.S. governors to study apprenticeships.


March 09, 2017

Two More States Join Criminal Justice Reform Project

Two additional states—Delaware and Vermont—have been selected to participate in the National Criminal Justice Reform Project. These states will join Illinois, Arizona and Oregon.


 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

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.


Building a High-Performing State Workforce Board

A new report from the National Governors Association outlines key strategies governors can focus on to align state education and workforce programs to the needs of business, and connect individuals to jobs.


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