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Bill would OK tribal license plates

Jan 23, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Each tribe would have its own design, which would be determined by the tribal business council with help from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. ... [more]

Bill on unregulated food advances, but Campbell opposed

Jan 23, 2015 - From staff and wire reports:  A Fremont County legislator was the sole vote Thursday against a House committee endorsement of a proposal that would exempt certain Wyoming food sales from ... [more]

House votes down bill that would have weakened pot penalties for small quantities

Jan 22, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Wednesday defeated a bill to reduce the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
The House ... [more]

Medicaid plans weighed by lawmakers not identical

Jan 22, 2015 - Tribune News Service:  Department of Health Director Tom Forslund explained how one bill that has been filed differs from the plan put forth by Gov. Matt Mead.

CHEYENNE -- ... [more]

Day at the Legislature

Jan 22, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the seventh day of the 2015 General Session:
SCHOLARSHIP: The state House Education Committee has ... [more]

State House gives initial OK to science standards it nixed last year

Jan 22, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  The Wyoming House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Thursday to legislation that would allow the State Board of Education to adopt science standards ... [more]

Drones and the law

Jan 22, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Wyoming legislators are right to tackle the issue early on

Wyoming never could be accused of being a state which over-regulates private affairs, but ... [more]

Senate panel nixes hunting license changes

Jan 21, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Faced with strong opposition from outfitters and the prospect of losing state revenue, a Wyoming Senate committee on Tuesday voted down a bill that ... [more]

Day at the Legislature

Jan 21, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the sixth day of the 2015 General Session:
MARIJUANA: The House Judiciary Committee voted to advance a ... [more]

Allen part of floor debate on license plates for vets

Jan 21, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Tuesday favored a bill that would restrict eligibility for obtaining a disabled veterans license ... [more]

Day at the Legislature

Jan 20, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the fifth day of the 2015 General Session:
DRONES: The House gave preliminary approval to a bill that ... [more]

Drone legislation puts privacy concerns at center of floor debate

Jan 20, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  CHEYENNE -- A bill that would limit use of drones by law enforcement agencies advanced Tuesday in the Wyoming Legislature.
The House of Representatives passed ... [more]

Abolish death penalty, says group favoring House bill

Jan 20, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- In most capital murder cases, jurors in Wyoming prefer life imprisonment instead of imposing the death penalty, a veteran Cheyenne defense attorney ... [more]

Strong support for Medicaid expansion at Senate hearing

Jan 20, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A range of citizens and professional groups urged Wyoming lawmakers on Monday to accept federal money to expand the federal Medicaid program to ... [more]

Medicaid talks to begin in Legislature's second week

Jan 18, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  The Wyoming Legislature this week will start what promise to be contentious hearings about whether to expand the federal Medicaid program in the ... [more]

Winters wants Medicaid discussion, more funding for counties

Jan 18, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  State Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, said county funding is an issue that needs to be raised during the current legislative session.
Winters, who has ... [more]

State has enough liquor business licenses already

Jan 18, 2015 - Judy Schrock-Lacey, Lander:  Editor:
Our state legislators will be asked in the new session in Cheyenne to increase the number of liquor licenses available to businesses.
I think this ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Jan 18, 2015 - The Associated Press:  New lottery game on the way
CHEYENNE -- Lottery players in Wyoming will have a new game to play this spring.
The Wyoming Lottery Corporation announced ... [more]

Wyoming 'would be smart' to change the CDL law for big pickup trucks

Jan 16, 2015 - Dean Saugerth, Riverton:  Editor:
The editorial by Mr. Peck about safe roads and driving made sense. Wyoming has had a mixed-up view of traffic safety in the way we handle speed ... [more]

Hunting bill would trim non-resident chances

Jan 16, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  The Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association is gearing up to fight the bill.

CHEYENNE -- A bill pending in the Wyoming Legislature would cut the ... [more]

Day at the Legislature

Jan 16, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Developments on the third day of the Wyoming Legislature's 2015 General Session:
FIRING SQUADS: The Senate for the second time voted to approve ... [more]

Fiscal microscope

Jan 15, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  In the proposed Vision 2020 analysis, revenue estimates are a good place to start

Wyoming legislators are speaking dire words of warning as the new ... [more]

Lawmakers consider limits on cop drones

Jan 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are considering setting limits on the use of drones in law enforcement.
The proposal would prohibit police and sheriff's ... [more]

Mead to lawmakers: 'We need to address Medicaid expansion'

Jan 15, 2015 - Tribune News Service:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead told state lawmakers that Wyoming can no longer afford to wait to pass a Medicaid expansion bill.
"We have fought the fight against ... [more]

Day at the Legislature

Jan 15, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Developments at the 2015 General Session of the Wyoming Legislature:
STATE OF THE STATE: Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead delivered his state of the state address to a ... [more]

Larsen: Medicaid expansion key issue in Legislature

Jan 14, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Lander representative sits on the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee.

A proposal to expand Medicaid will be among key ... [more]

Get ready for good news, bad news in Legislature, says Bebout

Jan 14, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks the 63rd Wyoming Legislature that convened this week will be a "good news, bad news" session.
He anticipates the ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Jan 13, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Winter chill
A couple of months ago we speculated that the five-day chill the Riverton valley experienced in the first half of November -- six full ... [more]

Legislators seeking to reduce penalties for some drug offenses

Jan 13, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Lawmakers will be asked to consider several proposals to ease the penalties for low-level drug offenses when they begin the 2015 session next ... [more]

Miller chairman of House committee

Jan 13, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Riverton representative says he also will introduce his own legislation during the general session.

Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton, has a new ... [more]