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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

Western Governors urge Department of Commerce to focus funding on rural cap...

Published on January 27, 2022
In correspondence with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), Western Governors shared policy recommendations to help inform the Department’s FY 22/26 Learning Agenda, r...
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Economic Development

Western Governors urge Department of Commerce to focus funding on rural cap...

Published on January 27, 2022

WGA urges the House Committee on Agriculture to expand support for social i...

Published on January 19, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association submitted policy recommendations relating to rural economic health and development to the House Committee on Agriculture in advance of...
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Agriculture

WGA urges the House Committee on Agriculture to expand support for social i...

Published on January 19, 2022

Western Governors deliver 2022 State of the State Addresses

Published on January 14, 2022
Several Western Governors are delivering State of the State addresses in 2022. Below is a roundup of the speeches delivered so far; the word cloud above represents common issu...
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Economic Development

Western Governors deliver 2022 State of the State Addresses

Published on January 14, 2022

WGA urged the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform to...

Published on January 11, 2022
Western Governors urged the House Committee on Oversight and Reform to clarify the roles and responsibilities of federal agencies in preventing, preparing for, and r...
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Economic Development

WGA urged the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform to...

Published on January 11, 2022

WGA encouraged House Committee on Agriculture to support expanding electric...

Published on January 11, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association encouraged the House Committee on Agriculture to support expanding electric vehicle infrastructure in rural areas ahead of the Committ...
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Agriculture

WGA encouraged House Committee on Agriculture to support expanding electric...

Published on January 11, 2022

Hydropower project licensing highlighted in WGA correspondence with Senate ...

Published on January 10, 2022
Hydropower project licensing, congressional support for water infrastructure, and the role of basic water data in supporting effective water management were just some of the i...
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Economic Development

Hydropower project licensing highlighted in WGA correspondence with Senate ...

Published on January 10, 2022

WGA advocates for innovative and integrated water management with the House...

Published on January 10, 2022
Integrated water management, including permitting water transfers, congressional support for water infrastructure, and access to basic water data that supports drought respons...
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Economic Development

WGA advocates for innovative and integrated water management with the House...

Published on January 10, 2022

Executive Director’s Notebook: ‘Top Ten List’ of Western Governors’...

Published on December 30, 2021
Despite the challenges of a global pandemic, catastrophic natural disasters and civil discord, Western Governors had a banner year in 2021, working on a bipartisan basis to ad...
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Agriculture

Executive Director’s Notebook: ‘Top Ten List’ of Western Governors’...

Published on December 30, 2021

Policy Resolution 2022-05, Cybersecurity

Published on December 10, 2021
Policy Resolution 2022-05, Cybersecurity: The cybersecurity of their states and the nation is a high priority for Western Governors.  In this renewed resolution, Wes...
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Economic Development

Policy Resolution 2022-05, Cybersecurity

Published on December 10, 2021

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-04, Foreign Visitor Preclearance

Published on December 10, 2021
WGA Policy Resolution 2022-04, Foreign Visitor Preclearance: Governors support the expanded use of air preclearance operations at foreign airports to streamline internati...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-04, Foreign Visitor Preclearance

Published on December 10, 2021

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-03, Workforce Development in the Western United ...

Published on December 10, 2021
WGA Policy Resolution 2022-03, Workforce Development in the Western United States: Western Governors call for expanding work-based learning, supporting high-quality caree...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-03, Workforce Development in the Western United ...

Published on December 10, 2021

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-01, Energy in the West

Published on December 10, 2021
WGA Policy Resolution 2022-01, Energy in the West: In this updated and expanded resolution, Western Governors communicate their collective energy policy priorities for th...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-01, Energy in the West

Published on December 10, 2021

Highlights from the 2021 WGA Winter Meeting

Published on December 09, 2021
The first day of WGA's 2021 Winter Meeting, hosted by Idaho Gov. Brad Little, wrapped up on Dec. 9 after a day of penetrating conversations on the glob...
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Economic Development

Highlights from the 2021 WGA Winter Meeting

Published on December 09, 2021

Western Governors support Senate approval of the JOBS Act to expand trainin...

Published on November 19, 2021
Western Governors encouraged Congress, in a letter to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, to increase access to short-term education and skills trai...
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Economic Development

Western Governors support Senate approval of the JOBS Act to expand trainin...

Published on November 19, 2021

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