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WGA urges Congress to reassess the structure and allocation of federal disa...

Published on December 26, 2023
In correspondence with the Senate Appropriation’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, the Western Governors’ Assoc...
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Environmental Management

WGA urges Congress to reassess the structure and allocation of federal disa...

Published on December 26, 2023

WGA calls on Congress to improve pre-fire mitigation practices and reduce d...

Published on December 19, 2023
In correspondence with the House Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Federal Lands, The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) relayed the Governors’ support fo...
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Environmental Management

WGA calls on Congress to improve pre-fire mitigation practices and reduce d...

Published on December 19, 2023

Explore the potential for natural carbon sequestration at the Boise worksho...

Published on December 13, 2023
The Boise workshop of the Decarbonizing the West initiative workshop focused on strategies for expanding natural carbon sequestration methods as a way to not only de...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

Explore the potential for natural carbon sequestration at the Boise worksho...

Published on December 13, 2023

Western Governors call on the BLM to incorporate more input from cooperatin...

Published on November 21, 2023
In correspondence with Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Western Governors expressed concern that their respective states, along with other cooperating agencies, are not ...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

Western Governors call on the BLM to incorporate more input from cooperatin...

Published on November 21, 2023

WGA urges Congress to consider long-term funding for transportation infrast...

Published on November 13, 2023
In correspondence with the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) urged Congress to...
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Environmental Management

WGA urges Congress to consider long-term funding for transportation infrast...

Published on November 13, 2023

Policy Resolution 2024-02, National Forest and Rangeland Management

Published on November 08, 2023
Western states contain over 75 percent of the national forest and grassland system, and communities in the West depend upon forests and rangelands for jobs, recreation, and qu...
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Environmental Management

Policy Resolution 2024-02, National Forest and Rangeland Management

Published on November 08, 2023

Western Governors submit policy recommendations to the House and Senate for...

Published on September 06, 2023
The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) wrote to the House and Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committees to highlight some of the Governors’ prioriti...
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Agriculture

Western Governors submit policy recommendations to the House and Senate for...

Published on September 06, 2023

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023
The 2023 Annual Report of the Western Governors' Association highlights the past year’s policy work on topics such as renewable energy,...
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Agriculture

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023

Western Governors call on Congress to extend Good Neighbor Authority to tri...

Published on August 04, 2023
In correspondence with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Western Governors expressed their bipartisan support ...
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Environmental Management

Western Governors call on Congress to extend Good Neighbor Authority to tri...

Published on August 04, 2023

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Announces WGA Chair Initiative: Decarbonizing ...

Published on June 28, 2023
On June 28, Colorado Governor Jared Polis officially handed off the reigns as Chair of the Western Governors’ Association to Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon. The Gover...
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Air Quality

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Announces WGA Chair Initiative: Decarbonizing ...

Published on June 28, 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 provides feedback to the House regarding forest management and Title VI...

Published on March 08, 2023
In response to a House hearing on forestry, WGA submitted resolutions that articulate Western Governors’ policy on cross-boundary forest management, wildfire risk reduct...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

WGA provides feedback to the House regarding forest management and Title VI...

Published on March 08, 2023

WGA provides feedback to the National Park Service regarding National Trans...

Published on February 03, 2023
In comments submitted to the National Park Service for the draft framework of the National Transportation Strategy, The Western Governors’ Association outlined the Gover...
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Environmental Management

WGA provides feedback to the National Park Service regarding National Trans...

Published on February 03, 2023

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

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