Stories tagged: Western Governors' Association
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
Zinke calls for fewer barriers to development on public land
Removing bureaucratic obstacles to development on federal land can create jobs and offer hope to nearby communities, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday in hinting at long-term changes in store …
Sun., July 3, 2011
Spin Control: Study the issues, candidates – like Dick’s vs. Ron’s
People who want to be elected to statewide office in 2012 are already wandering around the state, announcing their campaigns and trying to establish their bona fides with the good …
Fri., July 1, 2011
Gregoire takes reins of Western governors group
On the same day that Washington eliminated its tourism promotion funding and shut down its state tourism office, Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire, in her new role as chairwoman of the …
Thu., June 30, 2011, 4:14 p.m.
Gregoire launches ‘Get Out West’ push for WGA
On the same day that Washington eliminated its tourism promotion funding, Gov. Chris Gregoire, in her new role as chair of the Western Governors Association, has announced that her initiative …
Thu., June 30, 2011, 11:24 a.m.
Ambassador: ‘Canada is your biggest customer’
Gary Doer, Canadian ambassador to the United States, told the Western Governors Association today, “Canada is your biggest customer.”
Thu., June 30, 2011
Governors focus on guardsmen
The leaders of several Western states are interested in following Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire’s lead in tracking National Guard members returning from deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan, checking on everything …
Thu., June 30, 2011
NOAA to expand services in West
Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Wednesday in Spokane that the federal government is about to expand its climate and weather services throughout the West. …
Wed., June 29, 2011, 3:12 p.m.
Western governors: States must help returning vets
Western governors are interested in following Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire’s lead to closely track National Guard members after they return from deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan, for everything from health …
Mon., June 27, 2011
Face Time: Otter talks about Western Governors’ goals
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, chairman of the Western Governors Association, will hand over the gavel to the incoming chairwoman – Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire – at the close of this …
Mon., June 28, 2010, 1:09 p.m.
Governors consider alternative energy, climate change
New transmission lines are critical to developing the alternative electricity production needed to meet demand in the coming years, governors of states in the West said Monday.
Mon., June 28, 2010
Control of natural resources dominates discussions of Western governors
WHITEFISH, Mont. – The fight over natural resources is taking center stage at a meeting of governors from the West – led off by straight talk about the water that …