Governors from across the country wrapped up a gathering of the National Governors' Association 2012 annual winter meeting. The three-day agenda included discussions on job creation, and what policies better support small business innovation.
Today, NGA holds a closing session with Chairman David Heineman (R-NE) and Vice Chairman Jack Markell (D-DE). The governors meet to discuss the NGA policy positions. Throughout the meeting, a “Governors-Only” sessions provides governors the opportunity for dialogue on a variety of issues facing states.
Sunday night, governors and their spouses joined President and first lady Obama at the White House. Today, the governors return to the White House for meetings with the President, Vice President, Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden.
NGA's Annual Meeting draws approximately 1,000 attendees. It is one of the organization's two official business meetings held each year; the Winter Meeting is held in Washington, DC, in February.