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COMMENTS: Streamlining Regulatory Processes and Reducing Regulatory Burden

Published on August 21, 2017
On August 21, 2017, the Western Governors’ Association provided comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on "Streamlining Reg...
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COMMENTS: Streamlining Regulatory Processes and Reducing Regulatory Burden

Published on August 21, 2017

Workforce Development Initiative

Published on July 28, 2017
The Western Governors’ Workforce Development Initiative of South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard, launched in 2017, leveraged the region’s best thinking to help br...
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Workforce Development Initiative

Published on July 28, 2017

LETTER: WGA shares recommendations for Species Conservation and Endangered ...

Published on July 14, 2017
Western Governors shared recommendations for Year Two of the Western Governors’ Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative in a letter sent to U.S. Fish ...
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LETTER: WGA shares recommendations for Species Conservation and Endangered ...

Published on July 14, 2017

Western Governors approve policy resolutions on workforce development, fore...

Published on June 28, 2017
Western Governors formally approved five policy resolutions on: Workforce Development; Species Conservation and the Endangered Species Act; National Forest and Range...
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Western Governors approve policy resolutions on workforce development, fore...

Published on June 28, 2017

Policy Resolution 2017-11: Species Conservation and the Endangered Species...

Published on June 28, 2017
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-11 Species Conservation and the Endangered Species Act: In 2016, Western Governors’ adopted Policy Resolution 2016-08: Species ...
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Policy Resolution 2017-11: Species Conservation and the Endangered Species...

Published on June 28, 2017

Policy Resolution 2017-10: National Forest and Rangeland Management

Published on June 27, 2017
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-10 National Forest and Rangeland Management: In 2016, the Governors initially adopted this resolution in support of sound forest and range...
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Policy Resolution 2017-10: National Forest and Rangeland Management

Published on June 27, 2017

Policy Resolution 2017-09: Western Agriculture

Published on June 27, 2017
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-09 Western Agriculture: Western Governors support a broad array of funding, education, research, and conservation programs that enable far...
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Policy Resolution 2017-09: Western Agriculture

Published on June 27, 2017

Policy Resolution 2017-08: State Wildlife Science, Data and Analysis

Published on June 27, 2017
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-08 State Wildlife Science, Data and Analysis: Western Governors direct U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries S...
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Policy Resolution 2017-08: State Wildlife Science, Data and Analysis

Published on June 27, 2017

Western Governors approve policy resolutions on stronger state-federal rela...

Published on December 14, 2016
Western Governors formally approved seven new policy resolutions on the state-federal relationship, states' share of royalties and leasing revenues, water quality, tax-exe...
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Western Governors approve policy resolutions on stronger state-federal rela...

Published on December 14, 2016

Policy Resolution 2017-07: The Regulation of Coal Combustion Residuals

Published on December 14, 2016
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-07 The Regulation of Coal Combustion Residuals: Western Governors agree with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) assessment in 20...
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Policy Resolution 2017-07: The Regulation of Coal Combustion Residuals

Published on December 14, 2016

Policy Resolution 2017-06: Financial Assurance Regulation

Published on December 14, 2016
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-06 Financial Assurance Regulation: Reclamation of western mines and facilities managed by other industries is needed primarily to protect adjacent w...
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Policy Resolution 2017-06: Financial Assurance Regulation

Published on December 14, 2016

Policy Resolution 2017-03: Tax-Exempt Federal Lands and Secure Rural Schoo...

Published on December 14, 2016
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-03 Tax-Exempt Federal Lands and Secure Rural Schools: The federal government must honor its historic Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILT) agreement ...
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Policy Resolution 2017-03: Tax-Exempt Federal Lands and Secure Rural Schoo...

Published on December 14, 2016

Policy Resolution 2017-02: States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Revenue...

Published on December 14, 2016
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-02 States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Revenues from Federal Lands and Minerals and States’ Role in Associated Federal Policy: T...
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Policy Resolution 2017-02: States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Revenue...

Published on December 14, 2016

Policy Resolution 2017-01: Building a Stronger State-Federal Relationship

Published on December 13, 2016
WGA Policy Resolution 2017-01 Building a Stronger State-Federal Relationship: In the absence of Constitutional delegation of authority to the federal government, state au...
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Policy Resolution 2017-01: Building a Stronger State-Federal Relationship

Published on December 13, 2016

Western Governors urge Congress: Make end to 'fire borrowing' top priority

Published on November 15, 2016
Western Governors have urged timely action by Congress to end the practice of “fire borrowing” used by the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of...
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Western Governors urge Congress: Make end to 'fire borrowing' top priority

Published on November 15, 2016

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