Polling has shown growing dissatisfaction in how action has been communicated, as cases continue to rise and the number of deaths linked to COVID-19 in the U.S. nears 400,000.
Organisers say they have collected more than half the signatures needed to get the recall on the ballot.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler joins a long list of leading politicians to have allegedly broken their own rules. Here's the rundown.
"We are both asymptomatic, feeling well, and will continue to isolate at home," Polis said, in reference to himself and First Gentleman Marlon Reis.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Monday that individuals violating the face mask mandate would be fined $250.
The president said that governors should create an "overwhelming law enforcement presence" to stem violence amid the protests.
In a call with the nation's governors, President Donald Trump called the protestors who have been demonstrating after George Floyd's death "terrorists."
Not every Republican governor has ignored science and medical experts, but the governors who have are all Republican. The result is more lives at risk.
"I would like to tell you that you would all be able to make reservations for June 1, but I cannot," Inslee said Friday.
Governors should "seriously consider and maybe get going on it," Trump reportedly said.
"While I surely understand the need to transfer prisoners from time to time, now—in the midst of this pandemic—seems unwise and unnecessary," Governor Justice wrote Friday.
The poll, published Friday by the London-based Opinium, shows an average of 61 percent of American adults approved of their state's handling of the pandemic, while only 47 percent of those polled approved of the federal government's response.
A series of recent polls found that most Americans trust their governors far more than President Trump when it comes to whether to retain social distancing measures, but National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease Director Dr. Anthony Fauci is a more trusted figure than even both of them.
"They can wait a little bit longer," Trump said. "Just a bit. Not much."
The Cassidy-Menendez proposal would create a $500 billion fund to help state and local governments respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
"We want to do this in a thoughtful way that engenders confidence and ensures customers and employees are safe," Governor DeWine tweeted Thursday.
The president claimed that the Constitution gives him the power to order governors to reopen their economies against the recommendations of their own public health experts.
"I am pleased that we are moving as a region to basic principles that we can be as coordinated as possible," Governor Inslee said Monday.
"I think individual governors who made those decisions will have the ultimate decision about what to do with their states," Maryland Governor Larry Hogan told CNN.
"My Administration is working to publish new guidelines for State and local policymakers to use in making decisions about maintaining, increasing, or relaxing social distancing," Trump's letter read.
"This is going to take longer than Easter to overcome," Republican Governor Phil Scott said on Wednesday.
"This also applies to some of the most important gatherings in people's lives, like weddings and funerals," Inslee said Monday. "For the sake of all, even these occasions have to be postponed."
"I've got a feeling that if somebody has a chance to sell to you or has a chance to sell to me, I'm going to lose every one of those," Baker told Trump Thursday.
Tuesday's gubernatorial election in Kentucky was a huge blow to Trump, as Republican incumbent Matt Bevin was defeated by Democrat Andy Beshear.
The Trump administration has formally started the process to pull America out of the landmark Paris climate change agreement.
She's calling incumbent Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson a "liberal Democrat."
The Russian leader wants the newly-established force to protect his regional allies too.
Before the state of Washington existed, the governor of the territory granted himself a pardon to avoid punishment for contempt of court.