NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The National Governors Association has decided to hold the group's annual meeting in Nashville in 2014.
It will be the third time the meeting is held in Tennessee, after previous events in Gatlinburg in 1951 and Nashville in 1984.
The NGA said in a release that its nine-governor executive committee selected Nashville for its accommodations, venue options and "overall appeal."
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam in the release praised the selection of Nashville and said he looks forward to showcasing Music City's offerings.
The nonpartisan association was founded in 1908 as a way to represent a collective voice of governors to Washington. Members include the governors of 55 states, territories and commonwealths.
Milwaukee hosts the association's next meeting in August 2013.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.