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Bebout to run for re-election

Apr 20, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  State Sen. Eli Bebout, a Riverton Republican, said he wants to continue working on protecting Wyoming's energy economy while fighting overreaching federal ... [more]

State Rep. Goggles to seek re-election in November

Apr 18, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  State Rep. Patrick Goggles, D-Ethete, announced Saturday at the Fremont County Democratic Convention that he will be seeking re-election in November.
"I ... [more]

McOmie will not run for re-election

Apr 11, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A longtime state legislator has announced his retirement.
Seven-term Republican State Rep. Del McOmie of Lander will not run again.
"It will be 14 years, ... [more]

UW getting most of its construction wish list in new budget

Mar 23, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming will remain a beehive of construction after the state Legislature granted, and in some cases added to, most of UW's ... [more]

Education overhaul signed by governor

Mar 21, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead signed into law a bill advancing Wyoming's effort to help make its public school students better prepared for college and ... [more]

The third-graders

Mar 16, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The Wyoming Legislature is taking an assertive and positive step toward improving public education in the state by requiring that classrooms in our public ... [more]

More Q than A

Mar 9, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  One of the most talked-about bills floated during the just-completed session of the Wyoming Legislature called for mandatory drug screening for welfare ... [more]

Digest

Mar 9, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Worland co-op store to close
WORLAND (AP) -- A community-owned department store in Worland is closing its doors.
The board of directors of Washakie Wear has ... [more]

Education reform bill clears Legislature

Mar 9, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- It came down to the final day and an unusual closed-door meeting by the entire House of Representatives, but the Legislature approved an education ... [more]

Legislature wraps up session a day early

Mar 9, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Legislature wrapped up its work Thursday, closing the books one day early on a four-week session that saw lawmakers approve a $3.2 ... [more]

Digest

Mar 8, 2012 - The Associated Press:  House sends on workplace safety bill
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A proposal aimed at increasing workplace safety in Wyoming through voluntary inspections is on its way to ... [more]

Mead signs bill aimed a ending wolf protections

Mar 8, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill aimed at ending federal protections for wolves in Wyoming.
The new law signed Wednesday allows trophy hunting ... [more]

Funds eliminated for Healthy Frontiers

Mar 8, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Supporters of a fledgling Wyoming program that offers health insurance to low-income people say state lawmakers didn't give it a fair trial ... [more]

Ready to adjourn

Mar 8, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  This has been a relatively painless session of the Wyoming Legislature. Not every bill has passed via smiling affirmation and applause, mind you, but there ... [more]

State passes management plan for wolves; lawsuits expected

Mar 7, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Legislature has sent Gov. Matt Mead a bill to change the state's wolf-management law -- a critical step toward ratifying the agreement ... [more]

Governor inks bill to bring clean water to rural Pavillion

Mar 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday signed legislation that received final approval by state lawmakers this month to allocate $750,000 in funding for installing cisterns ... [more]

Mead gets new state budget for signature

Mar 6, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Legislature on Monday approved a $3.2-billion budget bill that would keep state spending flat over the coming two years. The bill ... [more]

Budget conference committee gets to work

Mar 4, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Events on the 15th day of the Budget Session of the Wyoming Legislature, Fri., March 2, 2012:
BUDGET: A conference committee of House ... [more]

The battle resumes

Mar 4, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Virtually every year in the Wyoming Legislature there appears a bill or bills to demonstrate again our state's deeply conflicted positions on traffic ... [more]

Bill on school construction heads to Mead

Mar 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- A proposal to spend about $600 million on school construction and renovations over the next two years is on its way to Gov. Matt Mead.
The ... [more]

Passing bill speeds along despite safety fears

Mar 2, 2012 - McClatchy Newspapers:  CHEYENNE (MCT) -- A bill that would let some motorists break the speed limit to pass on two-lane highways was moved to the Senate floor on Wednesday.
The ... [more]

Bill would increase authority of Game and Fish Department

Mar 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Events on the 14th day of the Budget Session of the Wyoming Legislature:
GAME AND FISH: The House for the second time gave its approval ... [more]

Panel endorses education reform measure

Mar 1, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The House Education Committee has endorsed a bill that continues education overhaul efforts in Wyoming's public schools.
The panel, which approved ... [more]

House eyes records bill

Mar 1, 2012 - Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Events on the 13th day of the Budget Session of the Wyoming Legislature, Wed., Feb 29, 2012:
PUBLIC RECORDS: The House gave preliminary ... [more]

Wyoming Senate advances bill on redistricting; Meier seat intact

Feb 29, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has given preliminary approval to a state legislative redistricting plan.
The Senate approved the bill Tuesday, keeping it the ... [more]

Amendment moves AML money from roads to UW construction

Feb 29, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments on the 11th day of the Wyoming Legislature in Cheyenne:
HIGHWAYS: The Senate approved an amendment to move $30 million in ... [more]

Digest

Feb 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  'Doomsday' bill gets a look
CASPER (AP) -- Some Wyoming state lawmakers want to study the possibility of creating a state currency to prepare for the ... [more]

Repeat DUI offenders would face more jail time under House bill

Feb 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Repeat drunken drivers would face more time in prison under a proposal gaining support at the state Capitol.
People convicted of drunken driving ... [more]

Senate and House done with rival budget bills

Feb 28, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House and Senate have passed parallel budget bills spelling out their respective visions of how to fund state government over the next ... [more]

Legislature in tenth day

Feb 26, 2012 - Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Events on the tenth day of the Budget Session of the Wyoming Legislature, Fri., Feb 24, 2012:
AIRCRAFT CARRIER: The House adopted an amendment ... [more]