37Jul 23, 2013
Obstacles to Public Service
Former governors talked about the value of cooperation in public service.
The final two minutes of the program were cut off due to the Senate gaveling in.
114Mar 6, 2013
Barriers to Public Service
Panelists talked about the future of public service. Topics included obstacles to public service, the impact of hyper-partisanship on young people’s attitudes toward holding public ...
153Mar 6, 2013
National Conversation on American Unity
Members of the Commission on Political Reform discussed the causes and consequences of extreme polarization of the American political process. The event opened with a video presentation ...
133Jul 12, 2008
National Governors Association Opening Session
Ceremonies were held in recognition of the Centennial Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA). Retrospective videos were also shown. Then current and former governors participated ...
292Jul 12, 2008
National Governors Association: Innovation
Former President Clinton gave a keynote speech at the centennial meeting of the National Governors Association. In his remarks he talked about the NGA efforts over the past several years in the ...
41May 4, 2006
Secretary of the Interior Nomination Hearing
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on confirmation of the president’s nomination of Governor Dirk Kempthorne to be Secretary of the Interior. Among the ...
16Mar 16, 2006
Interior Secretary Announcement
President Bush announced the nomination of Governor Kempthorne as Secretary of the Interior, to replace Gale Norton who had announced her retirement.
68Feb 28, 2006
Former President Bill Clinton spoke to governors at their winter meeting about health care policy and costs, managing health care policy, and challenges facing states in ensuring adequate health ...
8Jun 17, 2005
Northwestern States Military Base Closings
Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commissioners and other officials spoke to reporters after the second regional field hearing. In the hearing, commissioners heard testimony on the potential ...
31Jun 17, 2005
Idaho Military Base Closings
The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission held a second regional field hearing on the list of possible closures and realignments of defense bases. Elected officials and community ...
74Feb 28, 2005
Healthcare Information Technology
NGA Health and Human Services Committee members questioned experts about healthcare information technology. Among the issues they addressed were privacy concerns, health care administration and ...
41Jul 19, 2004
Consumer Driven Health Care Systems
The National Governors' Association hosted a discussion on the influence of consumers in the health care industry as the closing plenary session of the 2004 annual meeting. The session was ...
25Jul 18, 2004
Seniors and Health Care
The opening plenary session of the 2004 Annual Meeting of the National Governors' Association was held. The theme of the meeting was “A Vision for Tomorrow: A Lifetime of Health and ...
13Jul 17, 2004
NGA Opening News Conference
The Governors discussed the annual meeting of the National Governors' Association and responded to questions from reporters. Issues discussed included health care, prescription drug costs, and ...
12Feb 24, 2004
Representative Pelosi and Senator Frist talked to governors about their legislative priorities for the coming year and the future. They also talked about the role that states and governors ...
19Feb 23, 2004
Technology and Manufacturing Capacity
Participants talked about the state of the economy, the manufacturing industry, outsourcing of jobs, international trade issues, and state programs to retain and create jobs. Following their ...
5Feb 23, 2004
Governors' Association Meeting
Following a meeting at the White House governors spoke to reporters about the meeting and federal assistance to the states. They also answered questions from reporters.
132Feb 22, 2004
Health and Dignity
At the opening plenary session of the 2004 National Governors' Association Winter Meeting, NGA Chairman Governor Kempthorne released the first report from his “A Lifetime of Health and ...
12Feb 21, 2004
National Governors' Association Meeting
Members spoke to reporters about the plans for the National Governors' Association Winter Meeting and the agenda for the conference. Following their remarks they answered questions from the ...
22Feb 13, 2004
Delegation of Governors
Following a meeting with President Bush and his foreign policy advisers in the Oval Office, Governor Kempthorne, chairman of National Governors' Association, and others talked with reporters about ...
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