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July 25, 2017

NGA, NCSL Oppose Preemption Bill Under Consideration by Congress

The National Governors Association and the National Conference of State Legislatures issued a statement opposing the No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017, which preempts states' authority.

July 25, 2017

Gov. Sandoval Helps States Stay ‘Ahead of the Curve’

The new chair of NGA has chosen to hone in on how states can support technology innovation, specifically within the energy and transportation sectors, for his initiative, Ahead of the Curve: Innovation Governors.

July 24, 2017

States Strategize to Increase Traffic Safety

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices has announced four states have been selected to participate in a learning lab focused on state strategies to reduce highway and traffic fatalities and injuries.

July 19, 2017

NGA Summer Meeting Highlights Innovation, International Collaboration

More than 30 governors gathered in Providence, Rhode Island, July 13-15, 2017, to discuss some of the nation’s most critical policy issues. 

July 18, 2017

NGA Announces 2017–18 Executive Committee Leadership

The National Governors Association has announced its new nine-member executive committee of governors for 2017–18.

July 14, 2017

States Pledge to Meet the Cyber Threat

National Governors Association Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe kicked off the 2017 NGA Summer Meeting with a discussion on how states continue to develop strategies to thwart cyber threats.

July 10, 2017

Vice President Pence to Address Governors at Summer Meeting

NGA today announced that Vice President of the United States Mike Pence will address more than 30 of the nation’s governors at the NGA Summer Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, later this week.

July 07, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau To Address Governors At Their Summer Meeting

The National Governors Association announced Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address the nation’s governors at their 109th Summer Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island. 

June 23, 2017

Governors to Congress: Don't Let CHIP Expire

The National Governors Association (NGA) Health and Human Services Committee issued a statement urging Congress to immediately extend the Children's Health Insurance Program, which has had bipartisan support since 1997.

June 20, 2017

Governors Welcome FEMA Administrator Confirmation

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, chair and vice chair of the National Governors Association Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, respectively, commend Congress on the confirmation of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long.