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Stories tagged: Legislature, Wyoming

By Trevor Brown Tribune News Service
Jan 27, 2016

CHEYENNE -- Opting to look for cuts instead of tapping additional state savings, lawmakers are recommending a two-year budget plan that reduces Gov. Matt Mead's ...

From wire reports
Jan 22, 2016

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State legislators have introduced a bill that would make digital currencies, like bitcoin, equal to the U.S. dollar in bank transactions. The ...

Michael E. Roberts, First Nations Institute, Longmont, Colo.
Jan 22, 2016

Editor: The "Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2015" (TNIA) allows tribes to participate in federal programs that provide free, healthy meals to children in ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 7, 2015

A lawsuit filed Sept. 29 aimed at invalidating two Wyoming laws restricting data collection on open land names Fremont County Pat LeBrun as a defendant. ...

Eli Bebout, Wyoming Senate District 26, Riverton
Oct 1, 2015

Editor: As a member of the Oversight Group on Capitol Building Rehabilitation and Restoration, I want to clarify the role and goals of the oversight group. ...

The Associated Press
Sep 30, 2015

Two more bears moved CODY -- Wildlife officials have trapped and relocated two grizzly bears that were killing livestock north of Pinedale. The Wyoming ...


By Christina George, Staff Writer
Sep 29, 2015

State Sen. Eli Bebout (R-Riverton) is undergoing treatments at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City for a medical issue. The previous cancer survivor ...

The Associated Press
Sep 25, 2015

LARAMIE -- Legislators are considering a bill making it a misdemeanor for school districts to request access to students' social media accounts. The ...

The Associated Press
Sep 23, 2015

The program reimburses hospitals with state funds to help offset the financial burden imposed on them by poor and uninsured patients. CHEYENNE ...


By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Sep 15, 2015

Genetically modified seeds commonly are engineered to have certain traits, such as resistance to certain herbicides. A Wyoming legislative committee ...

Tribune News Service
Aug 26, 2015

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel decided Tuesday not to sponsor a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would have increased the state's fees by ...

The Associated Press
Aug 19, 2015

A subcommittee will take a larger role in discussions about the project. CHEYENNE -- State leaders said Tuesday they plan to have more closed-door ...


The Associated Press
Aug 12, 2015

The current law allows the state to seize private property without a conviction. CHEYENNE --A panel of Wyoming lawmakers is set to consider ...

The Associated Press
Aug 11, 2015

CASPER -- A lawmaker says he'll sponsor his own bill legalizing hemp growing in Wyoming if a medical marijuana referendum fails to get on the November ballot, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 6, 2015

Federal officials have begun a preliminary examination of last month's fatal shooting in Riverton in order to determine whether the incident should be ...


The Associated Press
Jul 30, 2015

Wyoming lawmakers have killed a proposal that would have made Wyoming the first state in the country to keep from public view all college student e-mails, even ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jul 19, 2015

Hiring a project manager for the costly Capitol rebuild is the right move A few days ago, when the governor and key members of the Wyoming ...

By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Jul 16, 2015

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials have voted to hire a project manager to oversee the $300 million renovation of the state Capitol. Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming ...


By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Jul 15, 2015

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials plan to meet in Cheyenne on Wednesday to consider whether to hire a project manager to oversee the $300-million renovation of ...

The Associated Press
Jul 2, 2015

CHEYENNE -- More than 100 new state laws took effect Wednesday in Wyoming that change speeding fines in 80 mph zones, make roads safer for bicyclists, and ...

By Christina George, Staff Writer
Jun 30, 2015

Companies no longer will have to wait for an air quality permit to be issued before constructing and operating oil gas wells in Wyoming. The Wyoming ...


By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Jun 28, 2015

Wyoming gay rights activists welcomed Friday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country. But they say true equality won't come ...

By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Jun 25, 2015

Wyoming lawmakers likely will face tough choices in coming years over how to fund the state's K-12 educational system because of falling mineral revenue, ...

The Associated Press
Jun 21, 2015

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel will consider a proposal to make sure e-mails from University of Wyoming students are not accessible under the state's Public ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2015

Legislation passed this year in Wyoming paves the way for the state to assume more regulatory authority over uranium mines from the federal Nuclear Regulatory ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 12, 2015

Wyoming took a look at it, and the issue probably will rise again Wyoming legislators spent some committee time in recent days exploring the ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 21, 2015

Plans for the remodeled Wyoming Capitol ought to include the news media Progress on the costly renovation of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne, and the ...


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