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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

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

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 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 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

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-02, States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Rev...

Published on December 07, 2022
The federal government has codified several historic agreements and programs to compensate western states for reduced revenue associated with the presence of tax-exempt federa...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-02, States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Rev...

Published on December 07, 2022

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

WGA shares recommendations with BLM and USFS regarding Executive Order on o...

Published on August 25, 2022
In correspondence with the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service, the Western Governors’ Association provided feedback relevant to the Biden Administrat...
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Economic Development

WGA shares recommendations with BLM and USFS regarding Executive Order on o...

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

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