Douglas says NGA will focus on health care

Health care will be the special focus of Governor Jim Douglas over the next year as he heads up the National Governors Association. One of his primary objectives will be protecting states from shouldering too much cost from the initiatives being developed in Congress.    

Douglas says Governors will focus on economic stimulus

Governor Jim Douglas says he’ll encourage President-elect Barack Obama to consider increasing support for Medicaid and transportation projects. Douglas will meet with Obama on Tuesday at the National Governors Association meeting.

Douglas, other governors want Capitol Hill help

Governor Jim Douglas and his counterparts in other states are calling on Congress to act soon on an economic recovery package that includes additional funding for Medicaid and infrastructure projects.