- Policy Platforms
WGA Policy Resolution 2020-08, Broadband Connectivity: Western Governors highlight the importance of high-speed internet (“broadband”) for rural economies and communities. The Governors discuss common infrastructure challenges – vast distances, unforgiving terrain, and multi-jurisdictional permitting – that complicate broadband deployment projects in western states. Their recommendations address broadband data and mapping, investments in scalable infrastructure, and strategies to help connect tribal communities. Read, download the resolution.