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Day at the Legislature

Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Friday the ninth eighth day of the 2015 General Session:
ROAD KILL: The Senate received from the House a bill that ...

Bill would OK tribal license plates

Each tribe would have its own design, which would be determined by the tribal business council with help from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. ...

Bill on unregulated food advances, but Campbell opposed

A Fremont County legislator was the sole vote Thursday against a House committee endorsement of a proposal that would exempt certain Wyoming food sales from ...

House votes down bill that would have weakened pot penalties for small quantities

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Wednesday defeated a bill to reduce the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
The House ...

Medicaid plans weighed by lawmakers not identical

Department of Health Director Tom Forslund explained how one bill that has been filed differs from the plan put forth by Gov. Matt Mead.

CHEYENNE -- ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the seventh day of the 2015 General Session:
SCHOLARSHIP: The state House Education Committee has ...

State House gives initial OK to science standards it nixed last year

The Wyoming House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Thursday to legislation that would allow the State Board of Education to adopt science standards ...

Drones and the law

Wyoming legislators are right to tackle the issue early on

Wyoming never could be accused of being a state which over-regulates private affairs, but ...

Senate panel nixes hunting license changes

CHEYENNE -- Faced with strong opposition from outfitters and the prospect of losing state revenue, a Wyoming Senate committee on Tuesday voted down a bill that ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the sixth day of the 2015 General Session:
MARIJUANA: The House Judiciary Committee voted to advance a ...

Allen part of floor debate on license plates for vets

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Tuesday favored a bill that would restrict eligibility for obtaining a disabled veterans license ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the fifth day of the 2015 General Session:
DRONES: The House gave preliminary approval to a bill that ...

Drone legislation puts privacy concerns at center of floor debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would limit use of drones by law enforcement agencies advanced Tuesday in the Wyoming Legislature.
The House of Representatives passed ...

Abolish death penalty, says group favoring House bill

CHEYENNE -- In most capital murder cases, jurors in Wyoming prefer life imprisonment instead of imposing the death penalty, a veteran Cheyenne defense attorney ...

Strong support for Medicaid expansion at Senate hearing

CHEYENNE -- A range of citizens and professional groups urged Wyoming lawmakers on Monday to accept federal money to expand the federal Medicaid program to ...

Medicaid talks to begin in Legislature's second week

The Wyoming Legislature this week will start what promise to be contentious hearings about whether to expand the federal Medicaid program in the ...

Winters wants Medicaid discussion, more funding for counties

State Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, said county funding is an issue that needs to be raised during the current legislative session.
Winters, who has ...

State has enough liquor business licenses already

Editor:
Our state legislators will be asked in the new session in Cheyenne to increase the number of liquor licenses available to businesses.
I think this ...

Wyoming digest

New lottery game on the way
CHEYENNE -- Lottery players in Wyoming will have a new game to play this spring.
The Wyoming Lottery Corporation announced ...

Wyoming 'would be smart' to change the CDL law for big pickup trucks

Editor:
The editorial by Mr. Peck about safe roads and driving made sense. Wyoming has had a mixed-up view of traffic safety in the way we handle speed ...

 
 

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