Governor Janet J. Mills will leave Maine to attend her first official Annual Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA) in Washington, D.C. tomorrow. She will return to Maine on Monday, February 25th, 2019.
Nearly 50 Governor’s including most of the 22 who have taken office since the November 2018 elections are attending this year’s W’inter Meeting which is the 111th organization has held.
During the meetings, the Governors will have the opportunity to attend working sessions on issue areas that include health care, voting integrity, technology innovation, building a workforce for the future, criminal justice reform and infrastructure.
While in Washington, Governor will attend a Sunday dinner hosted by President Trump at the White House, as well as a Saturday lunch hosted by Vice President Mike Pence, both of which are being held in conjunction with the NGA meeting. Governor Mills will also meet with Maine’s Congressional Delegation on Monday, the 25th.
Founded in 1908, the NGA is the voice of the nation’s governors. It’s a strictly nonpartisan organization.