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WGA submits policy recommendations to break down the barriers that communit...

Published on May 17, 2023
In correspondence with the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Western Governors’ Association submitted policy recommendations to break d...
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Economic Development

WGA submits policy recommendations to break down the barriers that communit...

Published on May 17, 2023

WGA calls on the EPA to allow for flexibility in state air quality and emis...

Published on April 10, 2023
In correspondence with the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, The Western Governors’ Association conveyed the importance of cooperative federalism when im...
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Air Quality

WGA calls on the EPA to allow for flexibility in state air quality and emis...

Published on April 10, 2023

WGA urges House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to reauthori...

Published on March 24, 2023
In correspondence with the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the Western Governors’ Association voiced its continued support for the Essential Air Se...
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Economic Development

WGA urges House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to reauthori...

Published on March 24, 2023

WGA urges House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to reauthori...

Published on March 24, 2023
In correspondence with the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the Western Governors’ Association voiced its continued support for the Essential Air Se...
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Economic Development

WGA urges House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to reauthori...

Published on March 24, 2023

WGA urges House Committee of Homeland Security to work with private sector,...

Published on March 24, 2023
In correspondence with the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, the Western Governors’ Association emphasized the need for the federal government to collaborate wi...
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Cybersecurity

WGA urges House Committee of Homeland Security to work with private sector,...

Published on March 24, 2023

Watch the 2023 Western Prosperity Roundtable

Published on March 16, 2023
As the COVID-19 pandemic untethered workers from physical offices and put a premium on space and outdoor access, rural communities throughout the West experienced significant ...
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Agriculture

Watch the 2023 Western Prosperity Roundtable

Published on March 16, 2023

Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2024 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on March 16, 2023
The Western Governors’ Association is submitting testimony on behalf of the Western Governors to House and Senate leadership on FY 2024 appropriations and activities. Th...
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Agriculture

Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2024 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on March 16, 2023

WGA shares policy recommendations for expanding affordable housing with Sen...

Published on March 08, 2023
In correspondence with the Senate, WGA submitted policy suggestions in response to a committee hearing regarding the role that tax policy plays in expanding affordable housing...
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Economic Development

WGA shares policy recommendations for expanding affordable housing with Sen...

Published on March 08, 2023

WGA provides feedback to the House regarding forest management and Title VI...

Published on March 08, 2023
In response to a House hearing on forestry, WGA submitted resolutions that articulate Western Governors’ policy on cross-boundary forest management, wildfire risk reduct...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

WGA provides feedback to the House regarding forest management and Title VI...

Published on March 08, 2023

WGA shares Western Governors’ policy recommendations with the Senate to i...

Published on February 13, 2023
In response to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on The State of Housing 2023, the Western Governors’ Association submitted policy...
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Economic Development

WGA shares Western Governors’ policy recommendations with the Senate to i...

Published on February 13, 2023

WGA provides feedback to the National Park Service regarding National Trans...

Published on February 03, 2023
In comments submitted to the National Park Service for the draft framework of the National Transportation Strategy, The Western Governors’ Association outlined the Gover...
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Environmental Management

WGA provides feedback to the National Park Service regarding National Trans...

Published on February 03, 2023

Western Governors applaud CISA’s efforts to protect critical infrastructu...

Published on December 13, 2022
In a letter to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Western Governors expressed appreciation for the department’s efforts to protect the cybersecurity o...
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Cybersecurity

Western Governors applaud CISA’s efforts to protect critical infrastructu...

Published on December 13, 2022

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-04, Housing is Foundational to the Success of th...

Published on December 07, 2022
Due to rapid population growth and housing shortages, housing is a significant challenge in urban, suburban, and rural areas across the West.  This resolution highlights ...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-04, Housing is Foundational to the Success of th...

Published on December 07, 2022

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-03, Tax-Exempt Federal Lands and Secure Rural Sc...

Published on December 07, 2022
The federal government must honor its historic Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILT) agreement with states and counties in the West to compensate them for the presence of tax-exempt...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-03, Tax-Exempt Federal Lands and Secure Rural Sc...

Published on December 07, 2022

WATCH: New WGA webinar explores geothermal electricity generation

Published on October 11, 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 geothermal electricity generation

Published on October 11, 2022

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