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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 ...

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 ...

 
 

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