Watch C-SPAN coverage of the 2017 WGA Winter Meeting

The Western Governors’ Association recently hosted its 2017 Winter Meeting December 1-2 in Arizona, and C-SPAN recorded the opening day sessions. The recordings include:  

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke spoke about the agency’s collaboration with states and local governments to ensure the best management of forests. The remarks were followed by the roundtable, Preparing Infrastructure for Natural Disasters, moderated by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter. Panelists: Jeffrey R. Pillon, National Association of State Energy Officials; Bruce Hallin, Salt River Project; Lee dePalo, Regional Administrator for FEMA Region VIII. Watch.  

The Changing Face of the West” roundtable focused on how technology and other developments have changed the people, jobs, and cities of the region over the past quarter century. Moderated by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, panelists included: Richard Fry, Pew Research Center; Ryan Harkins, Microsoft; Timothy D. Hodges, Gallup. Watch.

Read a report and see photos from Day One of the meeting here, read a Day Two report with photos here. Get the latest news about the West and its governors by following the Western Governors' Association on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


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