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  • States Work to Maximize Water, Energy Efficiency

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association today announced that Minnesota and Tennessee have been selected to participate in a project to advance water and energy efficiency. Approximately 13 percent of U.S. energy ...

  • State And Local Governments: Let’s Rebuild America

    WASHINGTON—The leading organizations that represent state and local governments—The Council of State Governments, International City/County Management Association, National Association of Counties, National Conference of ...

  • NGA Announces New Projects To Combat Opioid Epidemic

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced two new projects aimed at helping states combat the effects of the nationwide opioid epidemic. Twelve states have been selected to participate in the two ...

  • States Focus on Reducing Traffic Injuries and Fatalities

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) announced that five states, Colorado, Connecticut,Minnesota, Washington and Utah, have been selected to participate in a learning lab ...

  • Governors Commend Congress for CHIP Passage

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today released the following statement on Congress’ reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years: “The nation’s governors thank ...

  • States Focus on Improving Health Care in Rural America

    The National Governors Association has selected six states—Alabama, Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri and Oregon—to participate in a project called Improving Health in Rural America: Addressing the Leading ...

  • Governors: States Embrace Innovation

    LAS VEGAS—National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Vice Chair Montana Gov. Steve Bullock today delivered the 2018 State of the States Address, which focused on innovation happening at ...

  • Gov. Sandoval: America’s Future Is Transportation

    LAS VEGAS—National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval today gathered representatives from more than 25 states to discuss transportation innovations happening at the state level. The meeting is ...