Washington, DC -- The National Governors Association (NGA) will celebrate its 100th anniversary this summer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 12 during its Centennial Meeting to kick-off its annual conference. Hosted by NGA Vice Chair, Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell, the four-day meeting will celebrate a century of state leadership while also addressing issues of critical importance to the nation's future, with NGA Chair, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's year long initiative Securing a Clean Energy Future.
The Governors will discuss the Securing a Clean Energy Future initiative, as well as a variety of other issues, throughout the Centennial Meeting.
To commemorate this anniversary, NGA is inviting all current and former governors to participate in a day of tribute and discussion to reflect on 100 years of successes and challenges and craft a vision for the next 100 years of gubernatorial leadership. Former President Bill Clinton will give a keynote address.
C-SPAN will provide LIVE coverage, beginning Saturday, July 12 at 9:30 AM (ET), and again for the morning session on Sunday, July 13th at 9:30 AM (ET). (Additional coverage of the event will air later: TBD)
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