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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

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 2022-08, National Minerals Policy

Published on June 30, 2022
Western Governors support building on the 1970 Mining and Minerals Policy Act with legislation and policies that unlock our domestic mineral potential and ensure access to met...
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Economic Development

Policy Resolution 2022-08, National Minerals Policy

Published on June 30, 2022

WGA shares Governors’ perspectives on advancing privacy-enhancing technol...

Published on June 23, 2022
In response to a Request for Information from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the Western Governors’ Association submitted several policy...
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Economic Development

WGA shares Governors’ perspectives on advancing privacy-enhancing technol...

Published on June 23, 2022

LISTEN: New podcast episode explores state efforts to support rural communi...

Published on June 23, 2022
The new episode of WGA’s Out West podcast, Supporting Coal Communities, explores the economic trends impacting Utah’s coal communities in the face of cha...
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Economic Development

LISTEN: New podcast episode explores state efforts to support rural communi...

Published on June 23, 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

WGA shares Western Governors’ policy perspectives on rural development wi...

Published on May 25, 2022
In correspondence with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, the Western Governors’ Association articulated policy recommendations on various chal...
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Economic Development

WGA shares Western Governors’ policy perspectives on rural development wi...

Published on May 25, 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

Watch the 2022 Western Prosperity Roundtable Forum

Published on May 18, 2022
The 2022 forum for the Western Prosperity Roundtable is being hosted by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on May 17 and 18 at the 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City. You can&nbs...
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Economic Development

Watch the 2022 Western Prosperity Roundtable Forum

Published on May 18, 2022

WGA shares Governors’ perspectives on mining with House Natural Resources...

Published on May 09, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association submitted several policy resolutions to the record of the House Natural Resource Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral ...
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Economic Development

WGA shares Governors’ perspectives on mining with House Natural Resources...

Published on May 09, 2022

Watch ‘Conservation Markets in the West,’ and learn about and alternati...

Published on April 21, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar, Conservation Markets in the West, on April 21, 2022. The webinar evaluated opportunities to leverag...
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Agriculture

Watch ‘Conservation Markets in the West,’ and learn about and alternati...

Published on April 21, 2022

Western Governors’ News: Governors secure major victories for childcare, ...

Published on April 14, 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: Governors secure major victories for childcare, ...

Published on April 14, 2022

Western Governors encourage DOE to partner with the West to develop hydroge...

Published on March 31, 2022
This week Western Governors commended the Department of Energy’s (DOE) focus on implementation of a provision of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) direct...
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Economic Development

Western Governors encourage DOE to partner with the West to develop hydroge...

Published on March 31, 2022

WGA supports new tools for critical mineral and energy development with Sen...

Published on March 29, 2022
This week, the Western Governors’ Association urged the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to address barriers to the supply chain for critical minerals. T...
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Economic Development

WGA supports new tools for critical mineral and energy development with Sen...

Published on March 29, 2022

WGA call on the House to fund land management projects in partnership with ...

Published on March 10, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association submitted testimony to the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies relating ...
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Economic Development

WGA call on the House to fund land management projects in partnership with ...

Published on March 10, 2022

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