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Governors should be prepared from the first day of their administration to manage a major disaster. 


Veteran governors welcomed governors-elect this weekend for the National Governors Association (NGA) Seminar for New Governors (SNG). The two-and-a-half-day biennial seminar brings together governors-elect fresh off the campaign trail and assists in the transition from running for office to governing their states. Photos | Audio


The Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the United States government’s response to the Ebola Outbreak. The National Governor Association submitted written testimony outlining the states’ critical role as the first line of defense against the spread of Ebola.


As the 113th Congress winds down, the National Governors Association (NGA) is prioritizing two key issues among many facing states: Marketplace Fairness and the Army National Guard.


North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced an initiative to coordinate health care and career training and placement services for veterans and active duty service members.

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