NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

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Testimony – National Guard (Governor Easley)

Thank you Chairman Leahy and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for the opportunity to speak to you today. I ...
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Testimony – Children’s Dental Health

Mr. Chairman: I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the issue of dental health as it ...
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Testimony – Real ID

Chairman Akaka, Ranking Member Voinovich and distinguished members of the subcommittee, my name is David Quam and I am the ...
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Testimony – Medicaid Reform

Good morning and thank you for once again inviting me to appear before the Commission. Reforming the Medicaid system - ...
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Statement for the Record – Commission on the National Guard and Reserves

The National Governors Association wishes to thank the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves for giving the nation's governors ...
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Testimony – Short-term Medicaid Reform (Ray Scheppach)

Governor Sundquist, Governor King and Members of the Commission, I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you today on the ...
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Testimony – Lifelong Education Opportunities (Governor Sebelius)

Chairman Enzi, Senator Kennedy and members of the Committee, I am Kathleen Sebelius, Governor of the State of Kansas, and ...
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Testimony – Energy Legislation

Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, I am Frank Murkowski, Governor of the State of ...
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Testimony – Final Report of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy

Chairman McCain and Senator Hollings, on behalf of the states, thank you for this opportunity to testify on the U.S ...
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Testimony – Military Parents Raising Children: The States’ Response

Mr. Chairman. On behalf of the National Governors Association (NGA), I want to express appreciation to you and ranking member, ...
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Testimony – Long Term Care Insurance Partnerships

Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, my name is Ray Scheppach, and I am the Executive Director of the ...
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Testimony – Medicaid Intergovernmental Transfers

Introduction The Medicaid program is the largest and most important health care program in the country. It currently provides $300 ...
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