PHOENIX, ARIZONA

2017 Winter Meeting

Twelve Western Governors met Dec. 1-2 at the Arizona Biltmore to discuss western policy and hear keynotes from Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and 'Cheers' star John Ratzenberger.

Read about the Meeting

UPDATES

Resolutions

Western Governors' have approved new policy resolutions on Energy in the West, Public Lands Grazing, Wild Horse and Burro Management, and Federal Disaster Recovery Assistance for Communities in the West.

Read, download new resolutions

CHAIRMAN’S INITIATIVE

Workforce Development Initiative

Western Governors have hosted workshops in recent months for the Workforce Development Initiative in South Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma and Washington. Learn what was discussed by watching videos of all sessions.

Find workshop reports, video

WGA INITIATIVE

National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative

The Chairman’s Initiative of Montana Governor Steve Bullock creates a mechanism for states and land managers to share best practices and policy options for forest and rangeland management.

Watch webinar: All Lands Grazing Management

2018 COMPETITION HAS OPENED

Celebrate the West Art Competition

The 2018 edition of the regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state is now open, with a deadline to enter on April 30, 2018.

Learn how to enter

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Annual Meeting, June 25-27, Rapid City, S.D.

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