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Executive Committee Letters

March 30, 2017

Governors' Principles for Federal Budget

Letter (from Chair and Vice Chair of the National Governors Association) to House and Senate leadership requesting meaningful consultation with states and outlining governors principles for evaluating federal funding decisions.


October 29, 2015

Speaker of the House Election

Letter (from Governor Herbert and Governor McAuliffe) to Speaker Paul Ryan congratulating him on his election and urging a deliberate and meaningful collaboration between states and Congress.


May 14, 2014

PREA

Letter (from NGA Executive Director Dan Crippen) to Attorney General Holder concerning the Department of Justice’s compliance deadlines associated with the Prison Rape Elimination Act.


January 14, 2014

Executive Committee Thank You to the President

Letter (from Governor Fallin and Governor John Hickenlooper) to the President thanking him for a productive meeting with the NGA Executive Committee on a wide range of issues important to states.


October 10, 2013

Federal Government Shutdown and Reimbursement to States

Letter (from Governor Fallin and Governor Hickenlooper) to Congressional leadership and the President calling on Congress and the Administration to reopen the federal government and fully reimburse states for federal costs incurred during the shutdown.


September 30, 2013

Federal Government Shutdown

Letter (from Governor Fallin and Governor Hickenlooper) to Congressional leadership and the President calling on Congress and the Administration to avoid a federal shutdown, resolve the budget impasse and put the federal budget on a sustainable and long-term fiscal path.


February 27, 2013

Congressional Leadership on Sequestration

Letter (from Governor Markell and Governor Fallin) to House and Senate leadership urging Congress to work together to avoid the March 1 sequester by implementing thoughtful solutions to both reduce the deficit and promote economic growth.


February 27, 2013

President Obama, 2013 NGA Winter Meeting Follow-Up

Letter (from Governor Markell and Governor Fallin) to President Obama thanking him for meeting with governors during the 2013 NGA Winter Meeting and reiterating several legislative and regulatory requests that came as a result of discussions that occurred during the meetings.


January 14, 2013

Hurricane Sandy Aid

Letter (from Governor Markell and Governor Fallin) to House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging Congress to act promptly to provide additional supplemental disaster assistance to address the effects of Hurricane Sandy.


December 20, 2012

Municipal Bonds

Letter (from the executive directors of the National Governors Association, and 21 other state and local organizations) to President Obama and Speaker Boehner urging Congress and the White House to retain the current federal government income tax exclusion for municipal bond interest during year-end negotiations to avert the “fiscal cliff.”