Governors' Group Will Lobby Congress to Help Ailing States
- Rough road ahead. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;11/24/97, Vol. 13 Issue 43, p35
States that congressional leaders are advised that states are reducing highway safety, truck inspection and other programs by the National Governors' Association. Anticipation of both parties; Comments from Senate Majority Leader, Trent Lott.
- Governors take compromise position on welfare reform. Litvin, Margaret // Techniques: Making Education & Career Connections;Mar97, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p6
Reports that the National Governors' Association has taken a compromise position on welfare reform. Withdrawal of appeal to the Congress to reopen the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act; Request for clarifications on the implications of the law's work placement requirement for...
- (HEALTH IT) More States Using E-Prescribing. // Community Health Funding Week;7/31/2009, p24
The article reports that the U.S. states are now using electronic prescribing, or e-prescribing with a goal of creating a more efficient health care system. It was revealed in a report by the U.S. National Governors Association's (NGA) Center for Best Practices. In the report, it was stated that...
- States' fiscal situations ease: NGA cautions adding to base budget. // State Health Watch;Aug2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p1
The article reports on a fiscal survey of U.S. states issued by the National Governors Association (NGA) and National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) in June 2007. Finance officers see a slower growth and continued expenditure in areas of health care, education, corrections,...
- States Get Private Funds to Pursue Initiatives to Improve High Schools. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;11/16/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p22
The article reports that seventeen states will share 5.2 million dollars in private money in the second phase of the efforts of the National Governors Association to improve high schools. The second round of grants differs from the previous one because they are centered on slight changes rather...
- NGA Partners With States On Foster-Care Effort. McNeil, Michele // Education Week;7/12/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p26
The article reports that California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and South Carolina will work with the National Governors Association to improve services for youths who leave foster care. These states will participate in the NGA'S Policy Academy on Youth Transitioning Out of Foster...
- The House of Representatives--STATE BY STATE. // World Almanac for Kids;1997, p221
Provides a list of states and how many representatives each one is allowed to send to the United States House of Representatives.
- Winners and losers. Stuart, Elaine // State Government News;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on states in the United States that will lose and gain seats in Congress according to Census figures. Number of states that will lose seats; Number of states that will gain seats; States with the fastest growing population.
- What's Complexity Theory Got to Do with Power Engineering? // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;4/18/2012, p2
The article discusses the efforts of U.S. authorities to initiate deregulation in the utility sector. It says that the deregulation aims to promote cheaper, market driven utility rates but some U.S. states fail to adopt this approach since the U.S. Congress fails to outline the steps to proceed...