LETTER: Governors higlight visa and foreign-visitor processing, travel and tourism

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Western Governors sent a letter on Feb. 7, 2012, to President Barack Obama regarding his Executive Order establishing visa and foreign-visitor processing goals and a task force on travel and competitiveness. The Governors encouraged the President to add critical Western issues to the list of actions he tasked the Secretaries of State and Homeland Security and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to explore in developing the implementation plan. 

LETTER: Western Electric Industry Leaders

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Washington Governor and Western Governors' Association (WGA) Chair Christine Gregoire sent a letter on Jan. 24, 2012, to the Western Electric Industry Leaders to request a report at the WGA Annual Meeting on the scope and magnitude of actions the industry has taken or is contemplating taking to lower wind and solar integration costs to consumers.