WGA shares Western Governors’ policy perspectives on rural development with Senate

In correspondence with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, the Western Governors’ Association articulated policy recommendations on various challenges that rural communities face with respect to economic development, infrastructure and quality of life. “Western Governors have developed robust policies addressing the challenge of providing services and maintaining infrastructure essential to communities across the vast expanse of the rural West,” the letter of May 25, signed by WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury, read. “[We] support the use of cooperative business models to preserve rural businesses and fill community needs for childcare, homecare, main street businesses, housing, and more.” Read, download the letter for more details

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