338Feb 27, 2012
National Governors Association Closing Session
Governors at the closing session talked about and voted on National Governors Association committee policies.
290Feb 26, 2012
Role of the National Guard
Panelists talked about the changing role of the National Guard, and federal-state cooperation in providing homeland defense and public safety. Among the topics they addressed were federal and ...
116Jan 10, 2012
Washington State of the State Address
Governor Christine Gregoire (D) made her last state of the state address to state legislators. She called for the state to allow same-sex couples to marry, and reflected on her eight years in ...
786Feb 28, 2011
Bill Gates on Education and Global Competitiveness
Bill Gates spoke to governors about encouraging economic competitiveness and growth at the local level. He focused on the Gates Foundation’s efforts to work with governors on improving ...
295Feb 26, 2011
National Governors Association Opening News Conference
National Governors Association Chairman Christine Gregoire (D-WA) expressed strong opposition to federal proposals allowing states to declare bankruptcy at the association’s annual winter ...
2,248Feb 26, 2011
National Governors Association Opening Plenary Session
Harvard Business Professor Michael Porter talked to governors about strategies for states to become more competitive and boost local economies. Following his remarks China’s Hunan ...
557Jul 11, 2010
Federal Budget Deficit and Fiscal Policy
The National Governors Association held its last day of meetings in Boston, Massachusetts. Governors focused on “The Federal Budget Deficit: Risks and Challenges.” Guests included ...
329Jul 10, 2010
Redesigning State Government
The National Governors Association held its second day of meetings in Boston, Massachusetts. Governors focused on “Redesigning State Government,” where they examined ways to ...
379Feb 21, 2010
Health Care and the Economy
Vermont Governor James Douglas and West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin talked about health care and the economy. Maria Bartiromo moderated.
136Jan 12, 2010
Washington State of State Address
Christine Gregoire delivered her annual state of the state address to state legislators.
77Feb 23, 2009
Lessons from International Infrastructure Projects
Panelists spoke about repairing and improving infrastructure. The spoke about potential lessons learned from foreign infrastructure projects, innovation and investment in new technologies, ...
447Oct 19, 2008
Obama/Biden Campaign Rally in Tacoma, Washington
Senator Joe Biden spoke at an Obama/Biden campaign rally at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Washington.
72Sep 25, 2008
Washington Gubernatorial Debate
Governor Christine Gregoire (D) and State Senator Dino Rossi (R) debated during their gubernatorial race for Washington.
The two candidates ran against each other for governor in ...
185Aug 26, 2008
Democratic Perspectives on Economic Security
Michelle Obama and Democratic governors spoke about economic security for American families. Topics included a plan by Sen. Obama to mandate sick leave for all workers, universal health ...
133Aug 26, 2008
Celebration of Democratic Women
A reception was held to celebrate the power of women and the 88th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Prominent elected women talked about the work of EMILY’s List, a political action ...
82Feb 26, 2008
Health Insurance for Children
Governors from five states testified about the impact that anticipated budget shortfalls will have on their ability to secure affordable coverage for uninsured children. Topics included ...
72Feb 24, 2008
National Surface Transportation Policy
Governors and panelists discussed the future of national surface transportation. Of particular concern were increasing congestion, sources of funding, and the need to maintain and update ...
35Feb 27, 2007
Energy Policy and Climate Change
Governor Gregoire talked by remote connection from the J.W. Marriott Hotel, scene of the National Governors Associaton 2007 Winter Meeting, about energy policy, climate change, and other ...
28Jan 9, 2007
Washington State of the State Address
Governor Gregoire delivered the annual state of the state speech in the state legislature.
19Aug 6, 2006
Washington State Issues
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire talked by remote video from Charleston, South Carolina, at the annual meeting of the National Governors Association. Topics included the governors' ...
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