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Jan 16, 2013 - Staff

I can tell the public doesn't like this. I have had a couple of e-mails in favor (of the bill), and most of those people in favor have intimate knowledge of schools. ... Those who are opposed are ordinary folks who feel like the Legislature is playing a fast one here. That tells me right there that we shouldn't do it.

-- State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, in announcing that he would not support legislation to remove administrative authority from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Wyoming people must drive a lot for work (and) school. This would add additional burden. We need to figure out a better way to pay for the use of our roads, primarily I-80, the most expensive road in the state.

-- State Rep. David Miller, R-Riverton, in opposing a bill in the Wyoming Legislature calling for a 10-cent-per-gallon gasoline tax increase

The people who are on call 24 hours a day ... they have been staying in the cab of the vehicle. Now they'll have a nice warm bed they can sleep in.

-- Fremont County Commissioner Travis Becker, in endorsing recommendations for Fremont County to purchase a building in Dubois for county ambulance personnel to use

Has the commission considered holding regular meetings in the evenings so that they are more accessible to people who work during the day?

-- New Fremont County Commissioner Stephanie Kessler, in her first meeting on the county board (other commissioners said the idea would be considered

I know I have a lot to learn, and (I) look forward to the hard work and to hearing your feedback.

-- Jonathan Faubion, after being sworn in last week as a new Riverton City Councilman

In the first half, I was happy with how the kids played. Then we should have just got on the bus and gone home. When we start playing the 4-A teams in the conference, we will get beat by every one of those teams if we can't play a complete game.

-- Dick Quayle, head coach of the second-ranked Riverton High School boys basketball team, which raised its record to 13-1 after beating Powell 64-54 on Saturday

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