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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 ...

Digest

Government sells Teapot Dome
CHEYENNE -- A private company finally will be able to drill legally for oil at Teapot Dome, a remote Wyoming oilfield that ...

Savings accounts out of Medicaid bill

The amendment would have established accounts that Medicaid enrollees could use to make their co-payments.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's Medicaid expansion ...

Value-added minerals bill passes House; 40-20 vote

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives has approved a bill that would create a program in which the state partners with private businesses to convert ...

Tough child-abuse penalties focus of House legislation

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee has moved ahead a bill that would double the maximum prison sentence for some child abusers.
The House Judiciary ...

State to feds: Thin out wild horses

CHEYENNE -- The state House Agriculture Committee has endorsed a resolution calling on Congress to address the overpopulation of wild horses in Wyoming and ...

 
 

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