Nat’l Governors Association Meeting 03 Aug 13

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is among 23 governors attending a national meeting in Milwaukee this weekend. The National Governors Association meeting began Friday and continues into Sunday. Of the 23 governors attending, 12 are Republicans and 11 are Democrats, including Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, who previously was a Republican and most recently an independent. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, both Republicans, and Democratic governor of Maryland, Martin O’Malley are all looking at running for president in 2016. The meeting includes sessions on cybersecurity, cutting health care costs and homeland security. Governor Walker (pictured) took the governors on a Harley Davidson ride through the streets of Milwaukee Friday night as well.