NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

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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 ...

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 ...

Testimony – Medicaid Reform (Energy and Commerce)

Mr. Chairman and distinguished members of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Thank you for requesting that we testify today on ...

Testimony – Medicaid Reform (Finance)

Mr. Chairman, Senator Baucus and distinguished members of the Finance Committee. Thank you for requesting that we testify today on ...

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 ...

Testimony – Energy Legislation

Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, I am Frank Murkowski, Governor of the State of ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Testimony – Medicaid Intergovernmental Transfers

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

Testimony – Tobacco Settlement

Chairman McCain, Senator Hollings, and members of the committee, my name is Ray Scheppach and I'm the Executive Director of ...

Testimony – Homeland Security

"Funding for First Responders: Ensuring That Federal Funds are Distributed Intelligently" Thank you Chairman Cox, Ranking Member Turner, and distinguished ...