AZ Gov. Janet Napolitano kicked off the 99th annual meeting of the National Governors Association, a three-day conference that will focus on economic development, education reform and global warming, among other issues.
Much of the focus will be on Napolitano's chosen initiative: Innovation America. The centerpiece of her one-year reign as head of the NGA, Innovation America is an effort to reshape the nation's education system to create a skilled workforce that can feed a future economy built on innovation and ingenuity.
It's a complex undertaking aimed at a simple question that Napolitano posed today: "How does the United States maintain and grow its place in the world?"
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