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As shale energy development becomes a leading source of the nation’s energy supply, protecting drinking water resources is an increasing concern.


The nation’s governors have long called for the bipartisan reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to restore balance to the state-federal relationship.
Letter: ESEA Reauthorization


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).


Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced the creation of an online health-assessment tool to help measure community well-being.

Governors' and spouses' biographies, searchable database and contact information.
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