The National Governors Association applauds the United States Senate for passing Marketplace Fairness, common-sense legislation that upholds the principles of federalism and levels the playing field between Main Street and e-street.
To improve birth outcomes in the United States, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of four states—Hawaii, Indiana, New Mexico and West Virginia—to participate in the second round of a Learning Network on Improving Birth Outcomes.
As part of Delaware Gov. Jack Markell’s National Governors Association (NGA) Chair’s Initiative, A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities, the governor, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard are hosting an institute for state policymakers today and tomorrow.
As lawmakers at both state and federal levels of government look for ways to improve the quality of health care and reduce the costs of public programs, governors are developing innovative Medicaid programs and must retain flexibility to implement these measures.