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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 ...

Lawmakers express relief that 'Hill bill' chapter appears over

Fremont County legislators were happy to hear about the failure this week of a proposed amendment to do away with the elected state superintendent of public ...

Mental health bill

It recognizes a serious problem and could better the situation

Well worth noting in the Wyoming Legislature amid the showy legislation about guns, ...

Bill may help Fremont County recruit mental health care providers

Shortages of health care providers across Wyoming could see some alleviation due to a bill progressing through the state legislature. The legislation would ...

Tuesday notes

Phil says phooey
Here's our first weekday edition of February. New Year's is behind us, with thoughts of groundhogs and valentines at hand.
In ...

Medicaid add-on by Bebout called 'poison pill'

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate on Monday gave initial approval to a bill to expand the federal Medicaid program, but only after amending it to require that new ...

CWC, other colleges don't favor bill on guns in school

Wyoming community college officials, including Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez, are opposed to a bill that would allow people with concealed ...

The first production run will be 500 plates.

CHEYENNE --A bill that would authorize specialized license plates for the state's two tribes has passed ...

The way it was: Freshman legislator -- 1975

It's hard to imagine a Democrat being the top vote-getter in a Fremont County legislative election, but John Vinich did it more than once.
Here he is at the ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments on the 14th day of the 2015 General Session:
URANIUM: The House for the third time voted to approve a bill that would authorize the ...

Changes to tribal liaison setup passes second Senate reading

Changes to the terms outlined in Wyoming Senate file regarding tribal liaisons employed by the State of Wyoming passed on second reading with Senate approval ...

 
 

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