Executive Committee Letters
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”