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Best of the West: Western soccer players at the 2022 FIFA World Cup; future...

Published on November 23, 2022
The Western Governors' Association keeps you updated on the latest news in the West. Here are the top stories for the week starting Nov. 21, 2022. (Photos courtesy of AP P...
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Best of the West: Western soccer players at the 2022 FIFA World Cup; future...

Published on November 23, 2022

WATCH: New WGA webinar explores the potential of geothermal electricity gen...

Published on October 21, 2022
As part of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ WGA Chair Initiative, The Heat Beneath Our Feet, the Western Governors’ Association will be conducting tours o...
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Environmental Management

WATCH: New WGA webinar explores the potential of geothermal electricity gen...

Published on October 21, 2022

WGA shares policy recommendations related to mining regulations, laws, and ...

Published on August 25, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association submitted several policy resolutions to the Department of the Interior regarding mining regulations, laws, and permitting. The letter ...
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Environmental Management

WGA shares policy recommendations related to mining regulations, laws, and ...

Published on August 25, 2022

Policy Resolution 2023-01, Working Lands, Working Communities

Published on July 28, 2022
The resolution recognizes the complex relationship between western communities and the landscapes that sustain them.  Our lands offer economic opportunity, ecological ben...
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Agriculture

Policy Resolution 2023-01, Working Lands, Working Communities

Published on July 28, 2022

Western Governors’ Association 2022 Annual Report

Published on July 26, 2022
The 2022 Annual Report for The Western Governors' Association highlights the past year’s policy work of the Western Governors on topics such as land manage...
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Agriculture

Western Governors’ Association 2022 Annual Report

Published on July 26, 2022

Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative Special Report

Published on July 26, 2022
The Special Report of the Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative contains targeted recommendations on issues that affect natural resource management and the r...
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Agriculture

Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative Special Report

Published on July 26, 2022

Western Governors approve five new policy resolutions; elect new leadership...

Published on June 30, 2022
Western Governors formally approved five policy resolutions during their annual executive session at the end of WGA’s fiscal year (June 30). The resolutions represent th...
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Economic Development

Western Governors approve five new policy resolutions; elect new leadership...

Published on June 30, 2022

Western Governors share policy recommendations related to forest management...

Published on June 30, 2022
In response to the Biden Administration's Executive Order (EO), Strengthening the Nation's Forests, Communities, and Local Economies, Western Governors provided severa...
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Environmental Management

Western Governors share policy recommendations related to forest management...

Published on June 30, 2022

Policy Resolution 2022-12, Recreation and Tourism on Public Lands

Published on June 30, 2022
This resolution articulates Western Governors’ policy on the management of recreation and tourism on public lands. Governors support public access and sustainable outdoo...
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Economic Development

Policy Resolution 2022-12, Recreation and Tourism on Public Lands

Published on June 30, 2022

Policy Resolution 2022-11, Biosecurity and Invasive Species Management

Published on June 30, 2022
This resolution addresses invasive species management and adds substantial new policy, including: a call to address the destructive relationship between invasive grasses and w...
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Environmental Management

Policy Resolution 2022-11, Biosecurity and Invasive Species Management

Published on June 30, 2022

Policy Resolution 2022-10, Federal-State Land Exchanges and Purchases

Published on June 30, 2022
Federally owned lands are widespread throughout western states and are often interspersed with state, tribal, county, municipal, and private lands. This ownership pattern comp...
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Environmental Management

Policy Resolution 2022-10, Federal-State Land Exchanges and Purchases

Published on June 30, 2022

WGA expresses support to the Senate for Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022

Published on June 28, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association expressed support to the Senate for the Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation to expand the nation’s capacity to...
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Environmental Management

WGA expresses support to the Senate for Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022

Published on June 28, 2022

Western Governors’ News: workforce development, agriculture and tourism a...

Published on June 08, 2022
The Western Governors' Association offers a periodic roundup of Western Governors' work in economic development, natural resources, education, health and safety, and a...
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Agriculture

Western Governors’ News: workforce development, agriculture and tourism a...

Published on June 08, 2022

LISTEN: New podcast episode digs into agricultural workforce development

Published on May 19, 2022
The new episode of WGA’s Out West podcast, Agricultural Workforce in the West, explores the challenges that communities face as more agricultural workers&...
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Agriculture

LISTEN: New podcast episode digs into agricultural workforce development

Published on May 19, 2022

Western Governors express support to the Senate for components of the FEMA ...

Published on May 16, 2022
Western Governors expressed support to the Senate for certain components of the FEMA Improvement Reform and Efficiency Act of 2021 (FIRE Act), which would equip the Federal Em...
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Environmental Management

Western Governors express support to the Senate for components of the FEMA ...

Published on May 16, 2022

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