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    Regional Climate and Energy Action Plan (2017-2020)

    Mar 23, 2017

    The plan puts forth recommended actions for local governments to achieve the region’s goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Recommendations are aimed at reducing the carbon impact of the built environment, energy, and transportation sectors, while increasing resiliency and improving education and outreach.  A resource guide provides further information.

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    Regional Economic Monitoring System (REMS)

    Mar 20, 2017

    The REMS charts the region's economy with a brief overview and graphs that show inflation rates, job growth, unemployment rates, new housing starts, and at-place employment by industry group.

  • 2016 Annual Report and 2017 Regional Directory

    COG Annual Report/Regional Directory

    Mar 13, 2017

    COG's combined Regional Directory and Annual Report lists the phone numbers and email addresses of area government officials and highlights the year's major initiatives and events.


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    State of the Region: Human Capital Report

    Feb 6, 2017

    The State of the Region: Human Capital Report provides a snapshot of metropolitan Washington’s human capital—its residents and their collective knowledge, skills, abilities—by analyzing demographics, growth forecasts, and workforce trends. The report also highlights opportunities to support the region's human capital, including workforce development and investments in key economic clusters.


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    COG Board Member Handbook

    Feb 3, 2017

    The COG Board Handbook includes key documents about COG and its governance, including an organizational chart, committee descriptions, media protocol, policy guidelines, and more.

  • Other Documents

    COG By-Laws

    Jan 19, 2017

    By-Laws of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Last revision: January 2017.

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    COG Legislative Priorities

    Jan 11, 2017

    The legislative priorities approved by the COG Board of Directors for 2017 focus on supporting the region’s transportation funding, water quality, climate and energy innovation, air quality, workforce development, and human services.