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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 ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 13th day of the 2015 General Session:
URANIUM: The House for the second time voted to approve a bill ...

Guns-in-school bill clears its second vote with no debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns into most public places, including schools has cleared its first two ...

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Child killed in border wreck
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A child is dead after a rollover crash on Interstate 25 near the Colorado-Wyoming border.
The crash ...

Solution vs. problem

The same-sex marriage bill being aired in the Legislature doesn't have much going for it

There can be a tendency among Wyoming legislators, ...

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Bill would ban powder alcohol
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill that would make it illegal to use, buy or sell powdered alcohol in the ...

Pioneering lawmaker Liz Byrd dead at 88

CHEYENNE -- Harriett Elizabeth "Liz" Byrd, the first African-American woman to serve in the Wyoming Legislature, has died at age 88.
Her son, Rep. Jim Byrd of ...

Bill allowing concealed guns in schools, colleges clears next hurdle

CHEYENNE -- The House Judiciary Committee endorsed a bill Wednesday that would allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds ...

Local lawmakers present bill on landfills, energy

CHEYENNE --Two bills sponsored by the Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee advanced Thursday by the Wyoming House of Representatives. ...

Committee to hears pros, cons of permitting firearms in schools

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming residents with a concealed carry permit would be allowed to bring their guns onto school grounds and into most public meetings under a bill ...

Day at the Legislature

Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 11th day of the 2015 General Session:
FOOD FREEDOM: The House for the third time passed a bill that would ...

Medicaid expansion bill amended, then advanced by panel

A legislative committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill calling for Wyoming to accept federal funds to expand the Medicaid program to offer insurance ...

'Age should not be only factor' in judge service

Editor:
I thought the legislator on the age limit for judge retirements made a good point when he said if the same current age limit applied to the ...

Medicaid expansion bill introduced

CHEYENNE -- A newly introduced bill would expand the federal Medicaid program in Wyoming following a plan endorsed by Gov. Matt Mead's administration.
The bill ...

Medicaid talks

When only politicians object to something, it is fair to question the rationale

After a couple of years of bobbing and weaving over the expansion of ...

Minimum wage hike nixed in committee

CHEYENNER00;-- Wyoming's minimum wage will stay the same for at least another year.
The House Revenue Committee voted 8-1 on Friday to reject a bill that would ...

 
 

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