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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 ...

Digest

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

Alternative fuel tax bill forwarded

CHEYENNE -- A Senate committee has advanced a bill that would add a new state tax on electric and other vehicles that use nontraditional fuels.
The Senate ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 21st day of the 2015 General Session:
PIPELINES: The Senate for the second time voted for a bill to ...

Discrimination bill moves on, but county's senators vote against measure

CHEYENNE --A bill that would extend anti-discrimination protections to cover sexual orientation and gender identity at the workplace cleared the Wyoming Senate ...

Digest

Girl fell through ice; still missing
BUFFALO -- A search continued Monday for a 4-year-old girl who fell through the ice on the Powder River at an ...

Firing squad permission advances in House; lethal drugs said to be scarce

CHEYENNE -- A bill to allow the use of firing squads to execute condemned inmates advanced in the Wyoming Legislature on Monday, when the House Judiciary ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 20th day of the 2015 General Session:
DEADLINE: Scores of bills died in both houses when they failed ...

Bill on city deposits central to problem in Shoshoni, other towns

State law requires depositing municipal funds in a bank, and Shoshoni has no banks.

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming House of Representatives has advanced a ...

Tuesday notes

Snowmelt
It's hard to believe that less than a week ago we were worrying about snow removal in the streets of both Riverton and Lander, to say nothing ...

Poor not 'ripping off' Medicaid

Editor:
Making poor people prove they have full-time employment before they can get Medicaid is against what Medicaid is about.
Poor people don't want to be ...

Career-tech scholarship trimmed by Legislature

CHEYENNE --A bill meant to establish a scholarship for career-technical students has passed in the Wyoming House of Representatives, but only after lawmakers ...

Committee forwards investigator bill

CHEYENNE -- The Senate Revenue Committee on Thursday narrowly approved a bill that would create a special investigator position to look into any future ...

All must make the effort to show respect in words we use

Editor:
"The injuns are going to be taken care of." So said House District 19 Rep. Allen Jaggi, R-Lyman, as reported in the Rock ...

Keep board votes public

Legislation that would permit secret voting ought to be allowed to die

If a piece of legislation that would permit public boards and commissions to ...

Digest

Crash leads to felony drug charge
WHEATLAND -- State troopers seized about 41 pounds of marijuana while investigating a two-vehicle crash north of ...

 
 

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