News Archive

  • Virginia Helps States With Juvenile Justice Reform

    RICHMOND—The National Governors Association (NGA) hosted a learning lab on alternatives to incarceration for justice-involved youth on Tuesday, April 11, and Wednesday, April 12. State teams from Illinois, Kentucky, ...

  • States Strengthen Youth Incarceration Alternatives

    Today the National Governors Association (NGA) announced that five states and territories—Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma and the Virgin Islands—have been selected to participate in a learning lab focused on ...

  • States Advance Energy Goals Through New NGA Opportunity

    The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that five states— Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington—will participate in a state retreat to help them explore innovative ...

  • NGA Helps States Navigate Health Care Reform

    WASHINGTON—As Congress and the Administration consider sweeping health care reforms, governors are assessing how proposed changes will affect their residents and state budgets. Federal proposals seek to reshape the private ...

  • NGA Hosts International Visit on Apprenticeships

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) will host a visit to Germany and Switzerland for a small group of U.S. governors to study apprenticeships from March 18-25, 2017. The ...

  • Gov. McAuliffe: Cybersecurity Is Key State Issue

    SAN JOSE, CALIF.—Today National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe delivered a keynote address on states’ role in strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity to protect critical ...

  • Governors’ Role Critical in Every Student Succeeds Act

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today released a statement following the release of the revised state plan template under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): “Governors’ review of ESSA state ...

  • Two More States Join Criminal Justice Reform Project

    The National Governors Association (NGA), in partnership with the National Criminal Justice Association Center for Justice Planning, today announced that two additional states—Delaware and Vermont—have been selected to ...