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Allen part of floor debate on license plates for vets

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Tuesday favored a bill that would restrict eligibility for obtaining a disabled veterans license ...

Day at the Legislature

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 ...

Drone legislation puts privacy concerns at center of floor debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would limit use of drones by law enforcement agencies advanced Tuesday in the Wyoming Legislature.
The House of Representatives passed ...

Abolish death penalty, says group favoring House bill

CHEYENNE -- In most capital murder cases, jurors in Wyoming prefer life imprisonment instead of imposing the death penalty, a veteran Cheyenne defense attorney ...

Strong support for Medicaid expansion at Senate hearing

CHEYENNE -- A range of citizens and professional groups urged Wyoming lawmakers on Monday to accept federal money to expand the federal Medicaid program to ...

Medicaid talks to begin in Legislature's second week

The Wyoming Legislature this week will start what promise to be contentious hearings about whether to expand the federal Medicaid program in the ...

Winters wants Medicaid discussion, more funding for counties

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 ...

State has enough liquor business licenses already

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 ...

Wyoming digest

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 ...

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

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 ...

Hunting bill would trim non-resident chances

The Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association is gearing up to fight the bill.

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

Day at the Legislature

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 ...

Fiscal microscope

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 ...

Lawmakers consider limits on cop drones

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are considering setting limits on the use of drones in law enforcement.
The proposal would prohibit police and sheriff's ...

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

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 ...

Day at the Legislature

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 ...

Larsen: Medicaid expansion key issue in Legislature

The Lander representative sits on the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee.

A proposal to expand Medicaid will be among key ...

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

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 ...

Tuesday notes

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 ...

Legislators seeking to reduce penalties for some drug offenses

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 ...

 
 

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