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New state laws set to take effect; energy industries to benefit

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 ...

State greets court ruling on gay marriage with mixed reactions

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 ...

Mineral revenue plunge could hit education hardest

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, ...

UW student e-mail privacy might be protected under law weighed by legislators

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 ...

State makes pitch to take over uranium reg authority from federal government

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 ...

Older drivers, tougher rules

Wyoming took a look at it, and the issue probably will rise again

Wyoming legislators spent some committee time in recent days exploring the ...

Making room

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 ...

Old West crime

Livestock theft is a growing concern in Wyoming and the West

Cattle rustling? Really?
Really.
When the Wyoming Legislature's committee on ...

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Lawmakers want more Capitol details
CHEYENNE -- Lawmakers say they need more detailed floor plans for the state Capitol's restoration before they can ...

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Anderson replacement named
CHEYENNE -- Brian Boner of Douglas took the oath of office at the State Capitol on Friday to become the newest member of the ...

Legislative session not a 'standout,' Case says

State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, said his recent battle with cancer helped him realize the importance of access to health care services and the need to expand ...

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Lawmakers set ed study topics
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers will be fine tuning the school funding model and studying 11 education topics over the ...

Learn from Indiana

Wyoming did right in staying away from a law criticized as legal discrimination

Anyone in Wyoming who might still have been wondering if the Wyoming ...

Legislature agrees to take a look at unequal recreation funding around the state

Mike Harris, Dave Flory and Rachel Ratliff were responsible for my math education in high school.
So I know that $147,096 is not equal to $645,385.
That is ...

Urbigkeit coverage welcomed

Editor:
I write in appreciation of the thoughtful treatment given by your newspaper to the memory and legacy of Ralph Urbigkeit.
I did not know Mr. Urbigkeit ...

Foresight by lawmakers helped avoid major cuts this year, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, wouldn't describe his role as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate as enjoyable, exactly.
For the most part, he says, being ...

Paying our 'electeds'

Increasing compensation for our leaders is a worthy topic for the legislative interim

The Wyoming Legislature did two things right this year in its ...

State passes on purchase of Chief Washakie art

Gov. Matt Mead said the state will not purchase a series of paintings depicting the life of Chief Washakie for display at the Capitol after the building ...

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State senator resigns seat
DOUGLAS -- Republican Party leaders in Converse and Platte counties have nominated three people to fill the state Senate seat ...

New law mandates buffer zone for cyclists

The so-called "3-foot law" passed by the Wyoming Legislature already is in effect in two dozen other states.

A bill passed by the Wyoming Legislature ...

 
 

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