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 ...
6,079Jul 17, 2011
National Governors Association Annual Meeting, Thomas Friedman Remarks
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman talked about global challenges facing America and the role education played in U.S. competitiveness. The end of this annual National Governors ...
363Jul 16, 2011
Newsmakers with Governor Christine Gregoire
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire, National Governors Association chair, talked about the issues facing states and the weekend’s meeting of the National Governors Association in Salt Lake ...
137Jul 15, 2011
National Governors Association Conference, Opening News Conference
Governors spoke to reporters and answered questions about their annual conference. The focus of the conference was on supporting education, promoting innovation and increasing U.S. global ...
368Jul 15, 2011
U.S.-China Governors Forum
U.S. governors and Chinese provincial governors talked about ways to strengthen the U.S.-China relationship. Among the topics addressed were potential cooperation in bilateral trade and ...
1,114Jul 15, 2011
Higher Education, Innovation, and Economic Growth
Following opening remarks from Governor Christine Gregoire, participants spoke about the relationship between higher education, innovation, and economic growth.
This was the opening plenary ...
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 ...
143Feb 26, 2011
U.S.-China Local Government Cooperation Agreement
After the opening plenary session of the National Governors Association, Zhou Qiang participated in a signing ceremony for an agreement between states and Chinese provincial authorities.
123Nov 20, 2010
Seminar for New Governors
Governors spoke to reporters about their training program for newly elected governors.
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 ...
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