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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 ...

Bill on balanced budget denied

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has shot down a bill that would have added the state to the list of those calling for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution ...

Uninsured care bill for hospitals cut back again

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House voted Tuesday to cut most of the funding from a bill that Senate lawmakers had passed to help hospitals in the state cover the ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 34th day of the 2015 General Session:
WORKERS' COMP: Gov. Matt Mead signed into law a bill that ...

House OKs amended bill on tribal liaisons; Senate now must concur

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday afternoon that will overhaul the state's tribal liaison program.
Senate File 50 will ...

Riverton woman: 'I'm one of those' who needs Medicaid

Expansion of the program was voted down by the Wyoming Legislature in one of the year's high-profile debates.

Melody Moats watched closely this year ...

School gun bill adds local control

A third reading is set for Wednesday in the Senate.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill on second reading that would allow guns to be ...

Digest

Prison for man who hit cyclist
CASPER -- A Casper man who pleaded guilty to killing a bicyclist while driving drunk has been sentenced to 12 to 16 years ...

Tuesday notes

And still the winter
Enough is enough. Our meteorological dose of December in March has been interesting, perhaps even educational, but there really ...

Stocks and the state

Playing the market with state money is worth considering -- very carefully

For at least a decade, Wyoming's legislators and government financial ...

Panel downs bill on re-trials if new evidence found

Wyoming currently allows the option of re-trail only when there is DNA evidence that was not available at the time of conviction.

CHEYENNE -- A Senate ...

Job would be under the governor, not the tribes

CHEYENNE -- A bill restructuring the state's tribal liaison program advanced in the Wyoming House of ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 31st day of the 2015 General Session:
GUNS IN SCHOOLS: The Senate placed on the general file a bill ...

One bike bill fails, second still has a chance at Capitol

One bill on bicycle safety is still alive in the Wyoming Legislature, but a second fell one vote short of passing this week.
Fremont County's delegation was ...

Guns-in-schools invites debate

And Wyoming is a good place for it to take place

Wyoming is giving strong consideration to eliminating a law that declares public schools should be ...

 
 

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