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  • HHS Nominee Alex Azar Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    Health and Human Services Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Finance Committee held a confirmation hearing for President Trump’s Health and Human Services secretary nominee, Alex Azar. The hearing focused on prescription drug prices, Medicaid and…

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  • Terrorism Preparedness
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    Terrorism Preparedness

    Secretary Thompson and others testified about the public health system’s readiness and ability to respond to a terrorist attack involving biological, chemical or nuclear weapons. Among the…

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  • Welfare Reform Legislation
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    Welfare Reform Legislation

    A bipartisan group of members of Congress talked to the governors about the successes of welfare reform legislation in various states and about the upcoming congressional debate on…

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  • Structural Changes in the New Economy
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    Structural Changes in the New Economy

    Mr. Greenspan spoke about the impact of information technology on the economy and about the importance of education. Following his remarks Governors spoke about economic development and…

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  • National Education Summit Plenary Session
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    National Education Summit Plenary Session

    Participants discussed recommendations for school reform in the nation’s schools. They focused on the need of alternative certification for teachers, greater technology training for…

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  • Congressional Agenda
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    Congressional Agenda

    Congressional leaders discussed the agenda for the legislative session. They addressed what to do with the federal budget surplus. They stressed their first objective is to save Social…

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  • Closing News Conference
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    Closing News Conference

    The participants addressed the media on the conclusion of the National Governors' Association convention. They stressed the importance of taking responsibility for a strong public education…

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  • Governing in a Digital Age
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    Governing in a Digital Age

    After welcoming remarks by Mayor Norquist and Governor Thompson, various speakers talked about the uses and shortcomings of digital technology and computers in administering government…

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  • Opening News Conference
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    Opening News Conference

    The governors talked with reporters about the goals and agenda of the meeting. They described the issues that the meeting would address.

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  • Improving Government Service
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    Improving Government Service

    Members of the National Governors' Association met in Washington, DC, and wrapped up their four day winter meeting with a forum on improving government service. Rep. Kasich and Mr. Raines…

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  • Opening Plenary
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    Opening Plenary

    Governors from across the nation met for the National Governors' Association winter meeting in Washington, DC. They talked about the proposed federal budget, tax reform and the Internet…

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  • Plenary Session
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    Plenary Session

    The National Governors' Association concluded their annual conference by hearing from Mr. Alexander and Mr. Gates. Mr. Alexander talked about education and posed the question of how the…

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  • Welfare to Work Partnership
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    Welfare to Work Partnership

    President Clinton participated in a welfare to work partnership event with governors and business leaders throughout the country to discuss what role businesses should play in hiring…

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  • Closing Plenary Session
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    Closing Plenary Session

    In their final meeting, governors discussed NGA policy on various state and federal issues. They also heard speeches by video teleconference from President Clinton and Bob Dole. Mr. Dole…

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  • Governors Welfare Reform Proposal
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    Governors' Welfare Reform Proposal

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the bipartisan welfare reform plan recently put forward by the National Governors' Association. At a recent meeting, the nations' governors endorsed…

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  • Plenary Session
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    Plenary Session

    In their final meeting, the governors adopted many resolutions on environmental policy, welfare reform and other issues. During this meeting, President Clinton spoke for 35 minutes.

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  • NGA Closing News Conference
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    NGA Closing News Conference

    The governors talked with reporters about the just-finished winter meeting of the NGA. They praised the bipartisan spirit of the meeting and described some of their accomplishments. They…

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  • Economic and Budget Issues
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    Economic and Budget Issues

    Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kasich, Mr. Greenspan, and Mr. Panetta spoke to the governors about the federal budget and the U.S. economy. They focused on the forces driving the American…

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  • Childrens Issues
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    Children's Issues

    Governors and educators talked about ways to improve child health and development programs. Local officials discussed four programs with the program workers. Governor Thompson, the new…

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  • Winter Meeting
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    Winter Meeting

    In the plenary session of the winter meeting, members discussed work force issues and welfare reform. Governors, lawmakers and others examined some of the opportunities and challenges…

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