Congress went home for Christmas having met Americans’ abysmally low expectations: A government shutdown was avoided when both House and Senate passed a budget for the fiscal year that began three months ago.
Congress has returned to Washington after five weeks of vacation to squander their few fall “work” days with political posturing and a “must-pass” bill that will fund the U.S. government only through mid-December.
The television ad shows snow-dusted mountains with wind-swept pines, an American flag, downtown Cody, pickups and a statue of a rifle-toting man on horseback.
Former US. Sen. Alan Simpson of Wyoming talks about how Republican values support the freedom to marry in this television ad.
CASPER, Wyo. — Alan Simpson says it’s time to legalize gay marriage.
CASPER, Wyo. — Volunteers are lining up to help Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi and Liz Cheney duke it out in the Republican primary race for Enzi’s seat in the Senate.
Sen. Mike Enzi and Liz Cheney are taking separate paths to raise money in their Senate Republican primary race.
CASPER, Wyo. — The nation’s ballooning debt will need more than the across-the-board cuts known as sequestration to fix the nation’s economy in the long run, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.
In the quarter century since Congress last reformed the Tax Code, back in 1986, it seems Washington has worked overtime to create the most inefficient and ineffective globally anti-competitive tax system humankind could dream up.
America’s tax code is broken.
Moving hearts and soles. More than 3,000 people registered to run or walk in the 34th Annual Heart & Sole Race. Courses of two miles, 5K and 10K started at St. Vincent Healthcare and finished at Dehler Park.
CODY, Wyo. — Alan Simpson has spent the better part of two years flying around the country ticking people off, though that’s putting it more politely than the former Wyoming senator does.
With the federal debt rapidly rising and elected officials repeatedly locked in partisan budget battles, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson have once again presented the country with a more responsible path.
POWELL, Wyo. — Former Sen. Alan Simpson is offering a new plan to avoid automatic spending cuts set to hit March 1 absent a bipartisan deficit-reduction deal.
CASPER, Wyo. — The players on the Baltimore Ravens call him “Rock.”
CODY, Wyo. — Former Sen. Alan Simpson has a message for America’s youth.
Former Sen. Alan Simpson dances "Gangnam Style" in a viral video aimed at getting young people to speak out on the national debt.
Senator Alan Simpson has a message for the Millennial generation: use those cool social media tools to spread the word and sign up new people for The Can Kicks Back campaign. Learn more about The Can Kicks Back and the "Three-A-Week" recruitment challenge at www.TheCanKicksBack.org/3.
CHEYENNE, Wyo - Gov. Matt Mead, former Gov. Mike Sullivan and former Sen. Alan Simpson will be among the featured speakers at a business forum in Cheyenne this week.
CODY, Wyo. — Spontaneous Theater Productions is presenting "John Brown's Body" in four Wyoming cities this month.