Testimony Archive

  • Testimony – Business Activity Tax

    Statement of David Quam, Deputy Director, National Governors Association before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on H.R. 2992, the “Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of ...

  • Testimony – Surface Transportation Reauthorization

    Statement of The Honorable Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma & Chair, National Governors Association before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on “Building the Foundation for Surface Transportation ...

  • Testimony – Homeland Security Grants

    Statement of John W. Madden Director, Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management President, National Emergency Management Association Member, Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council  Submitted to the ...

  • Hearing Statement – Veterans’ Benefit Legislation

    Statement by the National Governors Association Submitted to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs United States Senate “Pending Benefits Legislation” June 12, 2013 On behalf of the nation’s governors, thank you for the ...

  • Testimony – Transparency in Higher Education

    Statement of Travis Reindl Program Director, Education Division, NGA Center for Best Practices Before the House Education and the Workforce Committee Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Hearing on ...

  • Testimony – State and Local Tax Reform

    Statement of David Parkhurst Director, Economic Development and Commerce Committee of the National Governors Association Before the House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on “Tax Reform and Tax Provisions Affecting State ...

  • Hearing Statement – Marketplace Fairness Act

    The nation’s governors call on Congress to help states modernize sales tax systems and encourage greater marketplace competition by taking up and passing legislation like S. 1832, the “Marketplace Fairness Act.” The ...

  • Testimony – The Marketplace Equity Act of 2011

    By Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Conyers and members of the committee, I am grateful to be here to testify on behalf of the National Governors Association.  I believe I am uniquely positioned ...