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State Rep. Patton hospitalized
SHERIDAN -- A Sheridan lawmaker is hospitalized in Cheyenne after having a stent inserted in a blocked ...

Bill on seizing property by police vetoed by governor

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have made it harder for police and prosecutors to seize property from people they think have been ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 24th day of the 2015 General Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate read through scores ...

Case shakes off cancer treatment, staying productive at Legislature

CHEYENNE -- State Sen. Cale Case looks different. Standing at his desk on the Wyoming State Senate floor, his beard is visible from the balcony. His voice is ...

Medicaid expansion 'close to over' after defeat in Senate

Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, says he was "quietly disappointed" that the Wyoming Senate failed to pass an optional Medicaid expansion bill last week.
"I thought ...

Medicaid expansion might rise again, says speaker

CHEYENNE -- A top Wyoming lawmaker says the debate over whether to expand the federal Medicaid system in the state this year isn't over yet.
House Speaker Rep. ...

Mead not only GOP gov to strike out on Medicaid access

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Years of Republican attacks on President Barack Obama's health care law may have paid dividends at the ballot box, but they also made it ...

Allen: College vote prudent

Wyoming Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, says his vote last week against House Bill 118 was not "anti-community college."
He was the only Fremont County ...

Decision not to expand Medicaid 'very unfortunate for Wyoming'

Editor:
When the 2015 Wyoming Legislature is over, I hope someone will take the time to look at all the money was spent on unnecessary things compared to the ...

Bill to hedge bets on Medicaid denial OK'd in Senate

Fremont County's two senators both voted against a bill that would provide payments to Wyoming hospitals for "uncompensated charity care."
Senate File 145 ...

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Search continues for missing girl
GILLETTE -- Searchers have yet to find a missing 4-year-old girl who fell through the ice on the Powder River on ...

Senate passes science ed bill with Bebout amendment

CHEYENNE -- The state Senate has passed a bill that allows the state Board of Education to consider the Next Generation Science Standards.
But the Senate on ...

Bill stripping regulations on food sales gets 3-2 OK

CHEYENNE -- A Senate committee has endorsed a bill to deregulate the individual sale of raw milk, canned goods and other foods that are considered to be ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 23rd day of the 2015 General Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate voted to give ...

State funds in stock market? County's senators favor idea

State amendment would be required

Some state legislators want to allow more state funds to be invested in the stock market and generate interest for ...

Education standards review bill clears its first reading in Senate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would change how often the state Board of Education must review its education standards is moving through the state Senate.
House Bill ...

County's reps back study on state control of fed lands

Fremont County senators are in favor of a bill commissioning a study on the transfer of public lands to state control.
They do not approve of legislation ...

Transfer of federal land to state control could harm public access

Editor:
I and my fellow Wyoming citizensenjoy some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.The State of Wyoming has30 millionacres in public lands ...

When to discriminate

Two bills at the Legislature show the legal and philosophical contradictions at work

The Wyoming Legislature is exhibiting some confusion over the ...

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Open meetings case to high court
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday over whether the school district in ...

 
 

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