NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

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Letter to DOD On Legislative Proposal 480

Letter to DOD On Legislative Proposal 480

"The Council of Governors respectfully, and with the strongest terms, objects to the Department’s proposal, LP 480. We ask that ...
Governors Urge Congress to Pass Legislation to Support U.S. Allies

Governors Urge Congress to Pass Legislation to Support U.S. Allies

WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Governors Association (NGA) today called on Congress to come together and pass legislation to support America’s national ...
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 ...
Council of Governors’ Budget Priorities for FY25-27 Budget Process

Council of Governors’ Budget Priorities for FY25-27 Budget Process

In accordance with the Council of Governors (Council) Consultative Budget Agreement, the Council engages with the Department of Defense as ...
Bipartisan Governors Stand Together to Condemn Violence in Israel

Bipartisan Governors Stand Together to Condemn Violence in Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, National Governors Association Chair Utah Governor Spencer Cox and Vice Chair Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued ...
Council Of Governors Holds 27th Plenary Meeting

Council Of Governors Holds 27th Plenary Meeting

The Council of Governors met July 12, 2023, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, for its 27th Plenary Meeting. The Council ...
Governors Hold Meeting with President Zelenskyy

Governors Hold Meeting with President Zelenskyy

WASHINGTON – The nation’s Governors met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy via video conference to receive an update on Ukraine’s ...
Nation’s Governors Meet with Ukrainian President, Back Ukraine

Nation’s Governors Meet with Ukrainian President, Back Ukraine

Throughout the past year, Governors have acted quickly to condemn Russia’s invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine while also ...
Council of Governors 26th Plenary Meeting

Council of Governors 26th Plenary Meeting

The Council of Governors met in Washington, DC for its 26th Plenary Meeting on February 10, 2023. The Council serves ...
NGA Commends 100 Percent FEMA Reimbursement to States, Tribes and Territories for Continued Pandemic Response

NGA Commends 100 Percent FEMA Reimbursement to States, Tribes and Territories for Continued Pandemic Response

The National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey ...
Summary of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Summary of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Quick highlights of interest to states and territories from the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. by Mary Catherine Ott On ...
Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Defense Spending by State Report: Federal Data to Support State Strategic Planning

Clear and contextual data that outlines the ecosystem of defense-related spending and the intersections to state investment can maximize efficiency, ...