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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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    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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    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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    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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    White House Meeting with State Governors

    President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association annual meeting, In their remarks they focused on…

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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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    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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    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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    States and the Post-Recession Economy

    Mark Zandi and Alan R. Mulally spoke to governors about the business environment in the states, impact of the economic recession, and fostering innovation to spur economic growth.

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    Childhood Obesity and Nutrition

    Agriculture Tom Vilsack addressed the National Governor’s Association annual meeting. He spoke about childhood nutrition and obesity. Afterward, governors talked about state…

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Governors from throughout the U.S. discussed employment trends in states, growth opportunities, and the changing economic climate. This session was moderated by Maria…

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    Education Secretary Arne Duncan Remarks

    Secretary Arne Duncan spoke about managing effective federal and state education programs. Among the topics he addressed were setting and raising common standards, teacher employment…

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    National Governors Association Opening News Conference

    Governors spoke to reporters and answered questions about their annual conference.

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    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.

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    National Governors Association Closing Session

    Governors at the closing session talked about and voted on National Governors Association committee policies.

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    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…

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    Transforming the Workforce System

    Governors held a session on the future of the American workforce. Among the topics they addressed were worker skills and training, investing in education programs, the state of the…

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    Governors Roundtable on Innovation and Economic Growth

    Governors talked about their states' efforts to encourage innovation and economic growth. Among the topics they addressed were the state of the economy, the European debt crisis, the…

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    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…

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    National Governors Association Opening News Conference

    In the opening news conference for the National Governors' Association Annual Meeting, Governor David Heineman (R-NE), Governor Jack Markell (D-DE), and Governor Bob McDonnell (R-VA)…

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