LETTER: WGA urges Congress to address Western Governors’ priorities in 2019

The Western Governors’ Association urges Congressional leadership to consider Western Governors’ priorities for legislative action as they formulate their parties’ agendas for the 116th Congress. The Jan. 14, 2019 letters to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer, and committee leadership recommend a number of improvements to the state-federal relationship. The Governors also identify top policy priorities such as invasive species, wildfire, infrastructure, environmental review and permitting, energy, cybersecurity, species conservation and water resources. Read, download House leadership letter.


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