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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

Learn about strategies for improving geothermal mapping and permitting in n...

Published on November 08, 2022
In 1892, The Boise Warm Springs Water District in Idaho became the first community in the world to tap into a geothermal reservoir for heating buildings. Though it initially o...
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Energy

Learn about strategies for improving geothermal mapping and permitting in n...

Published on November 08, 2022

WATCH: New webinar explores geothermal heating and cooling systems

Published on October 06, 2022
As part of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ WGA Chair Initiative, The Heat Beneath Our Feet, the Western Governors’ Association will be conducting tours of geotherm...
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Energy

WATCH: New webinar explores geothermal heating and cooling systems

Published on October 06, 2022

The Heat Beneath Our Feet Initiative Survey

Published on August 04, 2022
The Heat Beneath Our Feet is the initiative of WGA Chair and Colorado Gov. Jared Polis. It will examine opportunities for and barriers to the increase...
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Energy

The Heat Beneath Our Feet Initiative Survey

Published on August 04, 2022

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 2022-09, Radioactive Materials Management

Published on June 30, 2022
The resolution establishes Western Governors’ policy on radioactive materials management. Specifically, the resolution supports the U.S. Department of Energy’s saf...
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Energy

Policy Resolution 2022-09, Radioactive Materials Management

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

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

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

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

Western Governors’ News: Sustainable energy, broadband connectivity, work...

Published on March 03, 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: Sustainable energy, broadband connectivity, work...

Published on March 03, 2022

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