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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 ...

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 ...

Vote on sputtering Medicaid bill put off another day in Senate

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has pushed back a final vote on whether to expand the federal Medicaid system.
The Senate voted Thursday to delay action on a ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 17th day of the 2015 General Session:
DRONES: A bill that would place limits on law enforcement use ...

Bills would do away with old beer tax, raise malt beverage revenue differently

A bill to remove the excise tax on malt beverages in Wyoming passed on third reading in the Wyoming House and has moved to the Senate.
Another bill would ...

Science standards getting new look from legislators

Wyoming lawmakers are debating legislation regarding the adoption of new educational science standards for K-12 schools in the state.
House Bill 23 would ...

Lawmakers to debate cuts to state's huge 'rainy day' accounts

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are proposing to cut the flow of cash into the state's rainy day fund to cover the recent decrease in revenue brought about by ...

 
 

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