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April 16, 2018

States Work to Improve Traffic Safety

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices announced five states have been selected to participate in a learning lab that will focus on state strategies to improve statewide data use and sharing to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries.

April 11, 2018

States Work to Improve Resilience Against Human and Natural Disasters

The National Governors Association announced that it will work with states to test its forthcoming State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool (SRAP Tool) and identify best practices in adapting to, withstanding and recovering from disasters. 

April 11, 2018

States Work to Strengthen Early Childhood Education Workforce

The National Governors Association (NGA), in partnership with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), today announced that six states will receive grants and support to help develop a policy agenda to strengthen the quality of their early care and education (ECE) workforce. CCSSO will identify four additional states.

April 11, 2018

States Expand Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The National Governors Association (NGA) announced a new project aimed at helping states expand training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

March 23, 2018

Governors Encourage Swift Passage of Federal Spending Package

The National Governors Association (NGA) released a statement on Congress’ proposed federal spending package, the FY 2018 omnibus.

March 12, 2018

Governors Voice Concerns Over New Student Borrower Proposal

The National Governors Association released a statement on the interpretation on student borrowers and loan servicers issued from the U.S. Department of Education.

March 07, 2018

States Develop Strategies for Public Health Preparedness, Response

Six states have been selected to participate in an NGA workshop where they will develop strategic action plans to implement during public health emergencies.

February 27, 2018

Innovation, International Cooperation Key Themes of NGA 2018 Winter Meeting

More than 40 governors attended the 110th Winter Meeting, which focused on how elected officials can partner with other nations to strengthen American ties, as well as how emerging and future technologies will shape the world we live in.

February 24, 2018

Australia-U.S. Subnational Leaders Sign On to Strengthen Collaboration

As part of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting and in an effort to commemorate 100 years of the Australian-U.S. strategic alliance, the Council for the Australian Federation and National Governors Association agreed to strengthen cross-country ties through a memorandum of understanding at a ceremony in Washington D.C.

February 15, 2018

Governors: 'Today We Stand With All Floridians'

The National Governors Association released a statement following yesterday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people and left more than a dozen injured.