Policy Communications Archive

  • Letter to Congress regarding urgency of passing Farm Bill

    Letter from the National Governors Association, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture and National Conference of State Legislatures to congressional leadership regarding the urgency of passing a new Farm ...

  • Proposed FCC Rule on Small Cell Deployment

    Letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from the National Governors Association and the National Conference of State Legislatures  regarding preemption of state authority in the Commission’s proposed ...

  • Urging Action on Critical Programs Set to Expire

    Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging action on critical programs set to expire in the coming ...

  • Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform

    Letter from Mississippi Governor Bryant and Minnesota Governor Dayton to Senate Judiciary Committee and Senate leadership on governors priorities for criminal justice and sentencing reform in Congress.

  • Principles for State-Federal Relations

    Governors believe that federal action should be limited to those duties and powers delegated to the federal government under the Constitution.  We favor the preservation of state sovereignty when legislating or regulating ...

  • Opioid Crisis Legislation

    Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer regarding passage of legislation geared toward combatting the opioid epidemic.

  • STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment

    Letter to Senators John Thune and Bill Nelson from the National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, United States Conference of ...

  • FAA Reauthorization

    Letter to Senators John Thune, Bill Nelson, Dean Heller, and Maria Cantwell from the National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities and ...