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New State Models Emerging for Fostering Entrepreneurship

New State Models Emerging for Fostering Entrepreneurship

Almost all net job growth is generated by businesses started less than five years ago, according to the National Bureau ...
Governors Issue Statement on National Guard Assets

Governors Issue Statement on National Guard Assets

WASHINGTON – Today, National Governors Association Chair Governor Spencer Cox of Utah and Vice Chair Governor Jared Polis of Colorado ...
Governors Leading on Artificial Intelligence

Governors Leading on Artificial Intelligence

As with any new technology, artificial intelligence (AI) offers a tremendous opportunity to improve society. But, as with any new ...
Briefing on Governors Engagement in Foreign Affairs

Briefing on Governors Engagement in Foreign Affairs

On Thursday, April 4, the National Governors Association hosted a joint call for Governors’ legal counsel and the Governors Homeland ...
NGA Holds 2024 Convening for Governors’ Schedulers, Executive Assistants, Residence Managers and First Spouses’ Staff

NGA Holds 2024 Convening for Governors’ Schedulers, Executive Assistants, Residence Managers and First Spouses’ Staff

Each year, NGA’s Membership team holds multiple meetings and events designed to support Governors’ offices and their staff members. The ...
NGA, NLC Kick Off EV Workforce Initiative

NGA, NLC Kick Off EV Workforce Initiative

Washington, D.C. – The National Governors Association (NGA) and the National League of Cities (NLC) are partnering on a new ...
Governors’ Health Priorities In 2024 State Of The State Addresses

Governors’ Health Priorities In 2024 State Of The State Addresses

April 1-7 is National Public Health Week 2024. This year’s theme is “Protecting, Connecting and Thriving: We Are All Public ...
CJPA Briefing On State Actions To Address Human Trafficking

CJPA Briefing On State Actions To Address Human Trafficking

On Thursday, March 28th, the National Governors Association (NGA) hosted its monthly briefing for the Criminal Justice Policy Advisors (CJPA) ...
Workforce Development in 2024 State of the State Addresses

Workforce Development in 2024 State of the State Addresses

Effective workforce development policy and programs are crucial for economic growth and healthy communities, especially during a tight labor market ...
Disagree Better – Architects, Not Arsonists

Disagree Better – Architects, Not Arsonists

Politicians work on policies that have real world impacts on the people they serve, and thus, political coverage tends to ...
Membership Monthly – March 2024

Membership Monthly – March 2024

Updates from the NGA Membership Team ...
Weaving State & Federal Manufacturing Support Strategies through Regional Consortia

Weaving State & Federal Manufacturing Support Strategies through Regional Consortia

The NGA Center and the American Manufacturing Communities Collaborative (AMCC) co-hosted a webinar on February 7 about how Governors can ...