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  • Governors Learn to Code at Summer Meeting

    During the 2016 National Governors Association Summer Meeting in Des Moines, governors joined students at Code.org’s first-ever “Hour of Code” event, where they learned about coding from students of all ages who have ...

  • Governors Help Connect Veterans With Job Opportunities

    WASHINGTON—When veterans apply for jobs outside the military, they can often find the process inefficient and cumbersome because of licensing and certification regulations. The ultimate authority for regulating entry into ...

  • Governors Confident In Election Systems

    WASHINGTON—National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Vice Chair Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval released a statement today on the security of states’ election systems: “We are writing ...

  • States Strengthen Energy Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON—Governors are often on the front lines of responding to natural or human-made disasters, and they also play an integral role in emergency preparedness. That includes ensuring energy supply and distribution are ...

  • NGA Announces New Center For Best Practices Director

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced Dr. R. Kirk Jonas as the new director of its Center for Best Practices. “I am thrilled to have Kirk join our team as director of NGA’s Center for Best ...

  • NGA Chair Supports Vice President’s Cancer Initiative

    WASHINGTON—The Cancer Moonshot initiative, led by Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, aims to make a decade worth of progress in understanding, preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer and caring for patients ...

  • Meet the Threat First Regional Summit: Complete Coverage

    National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s first regional cybersecurity summit took place in Boston, Massachusetts, Oct. 5-7. The summit was part of Gov. McAuliffe’s chair’s ...

  • Gov. McAuliffe: States Central to Thwarting Cyber Attacks

    BOSTON—National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today delivered a keynote address as part of the first regional summit for his chair’s initiative, Meet The Threat: States Confront the ...