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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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

House OKs lower fines for speeding

CHEYENNE -- House lawmakers have passed a bill that would lower fines for speeding on an 80 mph highway.
The bill was approved Thursday 58-1. Currently, anyone ...

Backup planned if Medicaid bill fails

It would make a one-time, $10-million payment to Wyoming hospitals to help cover the cost of treating uninsured people.

CHEYENNE -- Some Wyoming ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 18th day of the 2015 General Session:
SCIENCE STANDARDS: A bill that would allow the Wyoming State ...

Medicaid expansion defeated Friday in Senate in 19-11 vote

The Wyoming Senate on Friday defeated a bill that would expand Medicaid coverage to low-income people in the state.
Senate File 129 went down 19-11 after ...

A thousand cuts

That's how legislation to expand Medicaid in Wyoming might die

The Wyoming Legislature's path toward expanding access to Medicaid in the state grows ...

 
 

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