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WGA submits policy recommendations on the state of rural broadband in Ameri...

Published on May 10, 2024
In correspondence with the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) subm...
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Connectivity

WGA submits policy recommendations on the state of rural broadband in Ameri...

Published on May 10, 2024

Western Governors submit policy recommendations regarding the future of bro...

Published on May 03, 2024
In correspondence with the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) su...
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Connectivity

Western Governors submit policy recommendations regarding the future of bro...

Published on May 03, 2024

Western Governors voice support for the Building Chips in America Act, enco...

Published on March 07, 2024
In correspondence with Congressional leadership, Western Governors expressed their support for measures in the bipartisan and bicameral Building Chips in America Act that woul...
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Connectivity

Western Governors voice support for the Building Chips in America Act, enco...

Published on March 07, 2024

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023
The 2023 Annual Report of the Western Governors' Association highlights the past year’s policy work on topics such as renewable energy,...
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Agriculture

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-07, Broadband Connectivity

Published on June 28, 2023
In this updated resolution, Western Governors highlight the importance of high-speed internet (broadband) for communities across the West.  The Governors discuss common i...
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Connectivity

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-07, Broadband Connectivity

Published on June 28, 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

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

Western Governors urge FCC and NTIA to use state data in broadband deployme...

Published on February 14, 2023
Western Governors provided policy recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission and National Telecommunications and Information Administration regarding broadband d...
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Connectivity

Western Governors urge FCC and NTIA to use state data in broadband deployme...

Published on February 14, 2023

Western Governors commend FCC ruling to fund internet access on school buse...

Published on June 30, 2022
In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, Western Governors expressed appreciation for the agency's proposed ruling to allow the use of E-Rate Program funding ...
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Connectivity

Western Governors commend FCC ruling to fund internet access on school buse...

Published on June 30, 2022

Western Governors urge Congress to permanently expand telehealth services

Published on June 30, 2022
In a letter to Congress, Western Governors urged lawmakers to expand telehealth services by establishing permanent regulatory and statutory changes based on temporary waivers ...
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Connectivity

Western Governors urge Congress to permanently expand telehealth services

Published on June 30, 2022

Western Governors urge HHS to establish permanent telehealth services

Published on June 30, 2022
In a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Western Governors highlighted what western states have been doing to advance mutual health care priorities, es...
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Connectivity

Western Governors urge HHS to establish permanent telehealth services

Published on June 30, 2022

Western Governors provide NTIA with additional input on the Broadband Equit...

Published on May 10, 2022
In correspondence with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Western Governors provided additional input on the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deploym...
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Connectivity

Western Governors provide NTIA with additional input on the Broadband Equit...

Published on May 10, 2022

Western Governors urge National Telecommunications and Information Administ...

Published on January 31, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association shared policy recommendations with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to aid in the implementation ...
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Connectivity

Western Governors urge National Telecommunications and Information Administ...

Published on January 31, 2022

Western Governors continue advocacy to expand the Rural eConnectivity Progr...

Published on January 27, 2022
Western Governors provided comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) on the third Rural eConnectivity Program Funding Opportu...
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Connectivity

Western Governors continue advocacy to expand the Rural eConnectivity Progr...

Published on January 27, 2022

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