In response to the President’s FY 2018 budget proposal, the National Governors Association urges Congress to review Governors’ Principles for Federal Budget, as outlined in a letter sent to Congress in March.
Yesterday former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the new U.S. ambassador to China. Earlier, he was approved unanimously by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to advance his nomination to the full Senate for the final vote.
The National Governors Association (NGA), along with other leading organizations that represent state and local governments at the federal level, issued a statement on Speaker Paul Ryan’s and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s creation of the Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs.
The National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) released a statement on states' priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill.
The National Governors Association announced that New Mexico will host the nation’s governors in 2018 for its annual Summer Meeting.
Ten states will participate in a project to reduce childhood hunger, which is aligned with Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe’s NGA spouse’s initiative.
NGA has written a piece on how states are on the front lines of combating cybersecurity risk for newswire Law360.
The bipartisan National Governors Association released a statement on the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017: “Governors share Congress’ goal of fostering a 21st century health care system that improves health outcomes and reduces the financial burden on families, businesses and government."
The National Governors Association welcomes the appointment and reappointment of governors to the critically important Council of Governors, which focuses on national security issues.
Recognized water quality and conservation leaders California Gov. Edmund G. Brown and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will serve as co-chairs of the new NGA Center for Best Practices’ Water Policy Learning Network.