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Governors from across the country will gather in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, July 23-25, for the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting to discuss innovative work in states in several areas, including effective and efficient government, jobs, tourism, health care and education.


Improving the energy efficiency of multifamily buildings can help states reduce consumers’ energy costs, strengthen electricity system reliability and lower emissions, according to a report released today by the National Governors Association.


Effective principals are critical in building a culture of high-quality teaching and learning, according to a new paper released today by the National Governors Association (NGA).


The nation’s governors appreciate the Senate’s work to maintain Army National Guard (ARNG) aircraft, personnel and force structure in the NDAA for FY 2016 and urge House and Senate conferees to include these important provisions in the final conference report.


The National Governors Association today announced that Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming will participate in a policy academy designed to assist governors and their senior staff in establishing or enhancing programs that improve outcomes and reduce cost of health care for people with complex care needs. 


A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard:
This week I had the honor of speaking about South Dakota’s criminal justice system at a policy briefing on Capitol Hill.

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