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The National Governors Association Announces Leadership for Health Care and Higher Education Standing Committees

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On October 23, the National Governors Association (NGA) announced the new leadership of NGA’s standing committees for the 2013–14 year.

Education and Workforce Committee

  • Gov. Steven Beshear (D-KY), chair
  • Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-NV), vice chair

Health and Human Services Committee

  • Gov. Bill Haslam (R-TN), chair
  • Gov. Peter Shumlin (D-VT), vice chair

Economic Development and Commerce Committee

  • Gov. Robert Bentley (R-AL), chair
  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D-WV), vice chair

The chair and vice chair for the Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee and the Natural Resources Committee were also announced.