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January 23, 2018

Governors Commend Congress for CHIP Passage

The National Governors Association released a statement on Congress’ reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years.


January 18, 2018

Governors Release Recommendations for Addressing Opioid Epidemic

The National Governors Association released recommendations to Congress and the Administration calling for action to bolster the federal response to the opioid crisis.


January 18, 2018

States Focus on Improving Health Care in Rural America

The National Governors Association has selected six states to participate in a project called Improving Health in Rural America: Addressing the Leading Causes of Death. Specifically, states will develop and implement specific strategies to address one of the five leading causes of death in rural areas.


January 12, 2018

Governors: States Embrace Innovation

National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Vice Chair Montana Gov. Steve Bullock today delivered the 2018 State of the States Address, which focused on innovation happening at the state level. They also outlined governors’ collective priorities for Congress and the Administration.


January 09, 2018

Gov. Sandoval: America's Future Is Transportation

National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval today gathered representatives from more than 25 states to discuss transportation innovations happening at the state level as part of his chair's initiative, Ahead of the Curve.


December 22, 2017

Governors: Families Need A Five-Year CHIP Reauthorization This Week

The National Governors Association (NGA) today issued a statement in support of the House and Senate acting this week to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years.


December 07, 2017

NGA Holds Policy Event, Releases Complex Care Road Map for States

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health Division hosted an event at the National Press Club to discuss its new report, Building Complex Care Programs: A Road Map for States.


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 29, 2017

Governors Tell Congress to Immediately Fund CHIP, Community Health Centers

The NGA Health and Human Services Committee sent a letter to leaders in Congress telling them to reach agreement on funding the Children's Health Insurance Program and Community Health Center Fund by the end of the year.


November 17, 2017

Governors Respond to FY 18 NDAA Conference Report

The Council of Governors, a 10-governor committee focused on homeland security issues and appointed by the President, released a statement reacting to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act conference report.