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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 ...

Digest

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 ...

Fretting about firing squads

Our state hasn't got capital crime figured out very well

Shooting someone to death can get you killed in Wyoming.
The state has a death penalty ...

Schools to get more funds for salaries and supplies

RAWLINS -- Wyoming school districts are getting more money from the state for salaries, supplies and other on-going costs.
The state Legislature and Gov. Matt ...

'Gentleman cowboy' Ralph Urbigkeit held multiple offices

Ralph Urbigkeit might be the only person to win countywide election to three major public offices in Fremont County history. The Crowheart rancher, who died on ...

Leadership cloth

Philp and Urbigkeit were cut from the same type, and our county was better for it

Frank Philp and Ralph Urbigkeit were not of the same generation. ...

Digest

Justice Kite to retire
CHEYENNE -- Justice Marilyn S. Kite, the first woman to serve on the Wyoming Supreme Court, is retiring this summer.
Chief ...

Hospital bill becomes a law without Mead's name

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is allowing a bill to put up roughly $2.5 million to subsidize hospitals in the state to become law without his signature.
Mead on ...

Mead signs bill on homegrown food sales

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed into law legislation loosening restrictions on food sales in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Food Freedom Act would exempt Wyoming ...

State ready to raise $1B for coal ports in Northwest

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is prepared to up the stakes in its high-dollar push to override local opposition in the Northwest and get access to ocean ports to allow ...

Former State Rep. Frank Philp died Sunday at 67

The Lysite-area rancher represented Fremont County in the Wyoming Legislature for nine terms.

Fremont County legislators and residents are mourning ...

Bill permits study of Wyoming taking control of public land in state

The Wyoming Legislature has passed a bill commissioning a study on the transfer of some federal lands to state control.
Enrolled Act No. 78 appropriates ...

Tribal liaisons

The Wyoming Legislature has taken steps to improve a faltering program

In a year during which some observers are quick to describe the Wyoming ...

Legislature finishes; critics say state's poor were shorted

Medicaid could rise again, says Bebout

The Wyoming Legislature has adjourned for the year, but not without weathering criticism from some who say say ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 36th day of the 2015 General Session:
BILL SIGNINGS: Gov. Matt Mead signed the following bills into ...

State Legislature passes school accountability bill

Following the conference committee agreement, the bill was approved by a vote of 26-3 in the Senate and 40-13 in the House.

CHEYENNE -- State ...

Bebout says he heard 'unique' response to science bill

CHEYENNE --Wyoming Senate Majority Floor Leader Eli Bebout of Riverton has learned that a single phrase can sometimes gain more interest than intended.
Late ...

Gun bill dead; too many open issues, lawmakers say

CHEYENNE --Guns will remain outlawed in schools after the Wyoming Senate on Wednesday soundly defeated House Bill 114.
"We couldn't meet in the middle on ...

 
 

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