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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

WGA shares recommendations with BLM and USFS regarding Executive Order on o...

Published on August 25, 2022
In correspondence with the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service, the Western Governors’ Association provided feedback relevant to the Biden Administrat...
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Economic Development

WGA shares recommendations with BLM and USFS regarding Executive Order on o...

Published on August 25, 2022

WGA 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

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-01, Working Lands, Working Communities

Published on July 28, 2022

Highlights from the 2022 Annual Meeting

Published on July 28, 2022
Whether it was wildfire mitigation and restoration, mental and behavioral health care, or cybersecurity and the supply chain, bipartisanship and a willingness to work acr...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

Highlights from the 2022 Annual Meeting

Published on July 28, 2022

Western Governors’ Association 2022 Annual Report

Published on July 26, 2022
The 2022 Annual Report for The Western Governors' Association highlights the past year’s policy work of the Western Governors on topics such as land manage...
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Agriculture

Western Governors’ Association 2022 Annual Report

Published on July 26, 2022

Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative Special Report

Published on July 26, 2022
The Special Report of the Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative contains targeted recommendations on issues that affect natural resource management and the r...
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Agriculture

Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative Special Report

Published on July 26, 2022

Western Governors share policy recommendations related to forest management...

Published on June 30, 2022
In response to the Biden Administration's Executive Order (EO), Strengthening the Nation's Forests, Communities, and Local Economies, Western Governors provided severa...
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Environmental Management

Western Governors share policy recommendations related to forest management...

Published on June 30, 2022

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-10, Federal-State Land Exchanges and Purchases

Published on June 30, 2022
Federally owned lands are widespread throughout western states and are often interspersed with state, tribal, county, municipal, and private lands. This ownership pattern comp...
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Environmental Management

WGA Policy Resolution 2022-10, Federal-State Land Exchanges and Purchases

Published on June 30, 2022

WGA expresses support to the Senate for Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022

Published on June 28, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association expressed support to the Senate for the Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation to expand the nation’s capacity to...
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Environmental Management

WGA expresses support to the Senate for Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022

Published on June 28, 2022

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