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Health & Human Services Committee Testimony

November 12, 2014

Testimony – Ebola Outbreak

The Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the United States government’s response to the Ebola Outbreak. The National Governor Association submitted written testimony outlining the states’ critical role as the first line of defense against the spread of Ebola.


November 30, 2011

Hearing Statement - Marketplace Fairness Act

Hearing statement submitted to the House Judiciary Committee for a hearing titled "Constitutional Limitations on States’ Authority to Collect Sales Taxes in E-Commerce."


February 16, 2011

Testimony - Governor Markell D Block

Testimony by Delaware Governor Jack Markell before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation for a hearing titled "Safeguarding Our Future: Building a Nationwide network for First Responders.”


February 03, 2011

Testimony - Senate Budget State Fiscal Situation

Testimony (by NGA Executive Director Ray Scheppach) before the Senate Committee on Budget for a hearing on challenges for the nation in achieving an economic recovery.


October 26, 2009

Testimony - Safety Net Programs

Testimony submitted by NGA Executive Director Ray Scheppach to the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support for a hearing titled “The Safety Net’s Response to the Recession.”


June 24, 2009

Testimony - Health Care Reform Scheppach

Testimony by NGA Executive Director Ray Scheppach before the Subcommittee on Health, House Committee on Energy and Commerce on comprehensive health reform.


June 11, 2009

Testimony - Health Care Reform

Testimony by NGA Executive Director Ray Scheppach before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on health care reform.


May 05, 2009

Testimony - Health Care Reform

Testimony by NGA Executive Director Ray Scheppach before the Senate Finance Committee hearing entitled “Roundtable to Discuss Health Care Reform Coverage.”


March 25, 2009

Testimony - Long Term Care

Testimony by NGA executive director Ray Scheppach before the Subcommittee on Health of the Senate Finance Committee on "The Role of Long Term Care in Health Reform."