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Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2025 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on April 01, 2024
The Western Governors’ Association submitted testimony on behalf of the Western Governors to House and Senate leadership on FY 2025 appropriations and act...
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Agriculture

Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2025 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on April 01, 2024

Decarbonizing the West initiative report

Published on June 06, 2024
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, Chair of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA), launched the Decarbonizing the West initiative in 2023 to examine how decarbonization st...
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Energy

Decarbonizing the West initiative report

Published on June 06, 2024

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

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Launches WGA Chair Initiative

Published on September 21, 2023
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon launched his WGA Chair initiative, Decarbonizing the West, on Sept. 21 in Gillette, Wyoming. During his opening remarks, he called on th...
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Energy

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Launches WGA Chair Initiative

Published on September 21, 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

Western Governors support the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendment...

Published on September 05, 2023
The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) wrote to the House and Senate Committees on the Judiciary to express their bipartisan support for the Radiation Exposure Compens...
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Healthcare

Western Governors support the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendment...

Published on September 05, 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

WGA weighs in on the future of subsurface science and technology

Published on July 31, 2023
Ahead of its hearing, Unearthing Innovation: The Future of Subsurface Science and Technology in the United States, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology receiv...
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Energy

WGA weighs in on the future of subsurface science and technology

Published on July 31, 2023

WGA calls on Senate to reform environmental review process for energy proje...

Published on July 31, 2023
Ahead of its hearing, Opportunities for Congress to Reform the Process for Permitting Electric Transmission Lines, Pipelines, and Energy Production on Federal Lands, the Senat...
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Energy

WGA calls on Senate to reform environmental review process for energy proje...

Published on July 31, 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

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-10, Infrastructure Permitting

Published on June 28, 2023
A clear, consistent, focused, and effective environmental review process is essential to protect environmental resources, ensure public participation, and facilitate timely de...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-10, Infrastructure Permitting

Published on June 28, 2023

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-09, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons

Published on June 28, 2023
American Indian and Alaska Native people, particularly women, are disproportionately likely to experience violence, be murdered, or go missing.  This resolution highlight...
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Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-09, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons

Published on June 28, 2023

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-08, Veterans

Published on June 28, 2023
The Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies offer many programs and services for veterans who struggle with complex challenges after their service, including...
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Healthcare

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-08, Veterans

Published on June 28, 2023

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-07, Broadband Connectivity

Published on June 28, 2023
In this updated resolution, Western Governors highlight the importance of high-speed internet (broadband) for communities across the West.  The Governors discuss common i...
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Connectivity

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-07, Broadband Connectivity

Published on June 28, 2023

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-06, Rural Development

Published on June 28, 2023
Healthy, vibrant, and prosperous rural communities are critical to western states.  Rural communities, however, face a variety of challenges with respect to economic deve...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-06, Rural Development

Published on June 28, 2023

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