Monday, June 13, 2005

Western Governors' Conference News

Some interesting facts coming out of the Western Governors' Conference going on in Breckenridge:

- If the West was a separate country, its economy would be the third largest in the world.

- Thirty-nine percent of U.S. merchandise trade exports originate in Western states.

- Population growth in the West from 200 to 3004 was double the rate in the rest of the nation.

All compiled by the Western Governors' Association.

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