Western Interstate Region

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    Western Interstate Region

    The Western Interstate Region is affiliated with the National Association of Counties and is dedicated to the promotion of Western interests within NACo. These interests include public land issues (use and conservation), community stability and economic development, and the promotion of the traditional Western way of life. Its membership consists of fifteen Western states, (Alaska, Hawaii, Wash., Ore., Calif., Idaho, Nev., Ariz., Mont., Wyo., Colo., N.M., Utah, N.D., S.D.) with membership funded through the individual state associations.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Mission Statement

    The Western Interstate Region (WIR) exists to be the counties' advocate for public policy issues affecting the West.

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    The Western Interstate Region is affiliated with the National Association of Counties and is dedicated to the promotion of Western interests within NACo.
    2016-09-01
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    2021-10-21

The Western Interstate Region is affiliated with the National Association of Counties and is dedicated to the promotion of Western interests within NACo. These interests include public land issues (use and conservation), community stability and economic development, and the promotion of the traditional Western way of life. Its membership consists of fifteen Western states, (Alaska, Hawaii, Wash., Ore., Calif., Idaho, Nev., Ariz., Mont., Wyo., Colo., N.M., Utah, N.D., S.D.) with membership funded through the individual state associations.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Mission Statement

The Western Interstate Region (WIR) exists to be the counties' advocate for public policy issues affecting the West.

Latest Resources

  • Reports & Toolkits | Nov. 11, 2021

    Explore NACo's full analysis of the $1.75 trillion reconciliation package – also known as the Build Back Better Act – featuring an in-depth overview of key provisions affecting county governments.

  • Video | Oct. 15, 2021

    NACo, NACo Western Interstate Region (WIR) and NACo Rural Action Caucus (RAC) host the 2021 WIR Conference in conjunction with the NACo RAC Symposium in Salt Lake County, Utah.

  • Video | Oct. 14, 2021

    The NACo Western Interstate Region (WIR) and NACo Rural Action Caucus (RAC) host the 2021 WIR Conference in conjunction with the NACo RAC Symposium in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Contact

  • Associate Legislative Director – Public Lands and Liaison to the Western Interstate Region  
    (512) 965-7268

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