News Archive

  • 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 ...

  • NGA Winter Meeting Breaks Attendance Record

    WASHINGTON—At the 2017 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting this weekend, there will be a record number of attendees, including at least 46 governors. “I am pleased so many governors will be on hand this ...

  • Gov. Branstad Commemorated at 2017 NGA Winter Meeting

    WASHINGTON—On Sunday, Feb. 26, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will receive an award for his service as the nation’s longest-serving governor ever at the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting. “On behalf of my ...