NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA products below, filterable by content type and topic.

National Guard

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: The nation’s governors strongly oppose ...

Hearing Statement – Veterans’ Benefit Legislation

Statement by the National Governors Association Submitted to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate “Pending Benefits Legislation” June ...

National Guard Priorities Letter to Congress

The Honorable Carl Levin Chairman Committee on Armed Services United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable James Inhofe Senator ...

National Guard Priorities Letter to Secretary Hagel

The Honorable Chuck Hagel Secretary U.S. Department of Defense The Pentagon Washington, D.C. Dear Secretary Hagel: After a decade of ...

Testimony – FY 2013 Budget Air Force Structure Reductions

Chairman Forbes, Ranking Member Bordallo, distinguished members of the Subcommittee, my name is Terry Branstad, Governor of the State of ...

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 ...

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 – 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, ...