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    The State of Public Finance

    Financial analysts spoke to governors about the state of public finance and managing state budgets during the economic recovery. This was the second-day of a three-day meeting for the…

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    Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture

    Panelists talked about strategies to foster a business environment that increases jobs and economic growth.
    This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.

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    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…

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    Childhood Obesity

    First Lady Michelle Obama talked at the National Governor’s Association Winter Meeting about childhood obesity.
    Drs. Atul Gawande and Jack Cochran talked about health care reform.…

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    State Economies

    Governors spoke about an economic initiative proposed by Gov Heineman (R-NE). The goal of the initiative was to provide governors and state policymakers with better policy options to assess…

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    Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility

    Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against…

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    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…

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    National Governors Association Meeting, Health and Human Services Committee

    The Health and Human Services Committee of the National Governors' Association met to discuss health care and health policy issues facing states. A primary topic of conversation was…

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    President Obama and Joe Biden Remarks to National Governors Association

    President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state governors. In his remarks Vice President Biden compared the frustration existing between the Obama…

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    National Governors Association Annual Meeting, Closing Session

    In the closing keynote address, Steve Blank spoke to governors about innovation, economic growth, and strategies to improve state economies and services.

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    States and Cybersecurity

    Security specialists talked to governors about cyber security threats and the response and prevention strategies state governments could use. Topics included what threats were posed to…

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    National Governors Association Meeting, Opening Session

    Jim Collins gave the opening address to governors gathered for their annual meeting. He spoke about leadership development, leadership styles, and strategies to become a great…

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    National Governors Association at the White House

    National Governors Association Chair Mary Fallin (R-OK) and Vice Chair John Hickenlooper (D-CO) briefed reporters after a meeting of the National Governors Association with President Obama…

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    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…

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    National Governor's Association 2011 Annual Meeting

    Governors Jan Brewer (R-AZ) and Martin O’Malley (D-MD), co-chairs of the National Governors Association Special Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety, spoke at the National…

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    Energy and the Economy

    Governors discussed energy and the economy during the closing plenary session of the 101st National Governors Association annual meeting. Other panelists included Karen Harbert,…

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    Governors on Education

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the need to fix No Child Left Behind Act. He acknowledged the budgetary constraints state governments were facing and noted the Education…

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    States and Education

    Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school leaders. Following their presentations governors discussed their states' practices and reforms on…

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    State and Business Roles in Disability Employment

    Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories in employing people with disabilities. Governors detailed their individual state…

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    National Governors Association Opening Plenary Session

    The opening plenary session of National Governors Association’s 102nd annual meeting focused on creating a sustainable health care system. Sam Palmisano talked about IBM’s…

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