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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

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

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

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

WGA Policy Resolution 2021-09, Cleaning Up Abandoned Hardrock Mines in the ...

Published on July 01, 2021
WGA Policy Resolution 2021-09, Cleaning Up Abandoned Hardrock Mines in the West: Western Governors call on Congress to protect “Good Samaritans” that vol...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2021-09, Cleaning Up Abandoned Hardrock Mines in the ...

Published on July 01, 2021

WGA Policy Resolution 2021-07 Transportation Infrastructure in the Western ...

Published on July 01, 2021
WGA Policy Resolution 2021-07 Transportation Infrastructure in the Western United States: This updated resolution emphasizes the importance of a long-term feder...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2021-07 Transportation Infrastructure in the Western ...

Published on July 01, 2021

WGA Policy Resolution 2020-08, Broadband Connectivity

Published on June 30, 2020
WGA Policy Resolution 2020-08, Broadband Connectivity: Western Governors highlight the importance of high-speed internet (“broadband”) for rural economies and...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2020-08, Broadband Connectivity

Published on June 30, 2020

WGA Policy Resolution 2020-07, Rural Development

Published on June 30, 2020
WGA Policy Resolution 2020-07, Rural Development: Healthy, vibrant and prosperous rural communities are critical to western states. Rural communities, however, face a var...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2020-07, Rural Development

Published on June 30, 2020

WGA Policy Resolution 2020-06, Western Agriculture

Published on June 30, 2020
WGA Policy Resolution 2020-06, Western Agriculture: Western Governors support an array of funding, trade, education, research, and workforce development programs that promote ...
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Agriculture

WGA Policy Resolution 2020-06, Western Agriculture

Published on June 30, 2020

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