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Legislation seeks to ease punishment for some drug offenses

Legislation seeks to ease punishment for some drug offenses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawmakers will be asked to consider several proposals to ease the penalties for low-level drug offenses when they begin the 2015 session next week.

January 09, 2015 2:30 pmLoading…

Native American politics heat up in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and local elections.

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Lawmakers examine tax for prepaid cellphones

SHERIDAN — A state legislative committee ordered its staff to draft a bill that would add a 911 tax to prepaid cellphones.

June 08, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Minerals industry wants tax break

The minerals industry is looking for a tax break no other citizen will see.

March 03, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
'I had butterflies:' Wyoming freshman lawmakers recount 1st year on floor

'I had butterflies:' Wyoming freshman lawmakers recount 1st year on floor

Dreams interrupted the sleep cycle of Rep. Sue Wilson, R-Cheyenne, during the 2013 legislative session.

December 30, 2013 8:00 am Photos


Wyoming lawmakers to look for old laws to repeal

Wyoming lawmakers to look for old laws to repeal

CASPER, Wyo. — It’s impossible to have an interstate compact when only one state belongs to it.

March 29, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Wyoming lawmakers show varying resolve for diet

Wyoming lawmakers show varying resolve for diet

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Unwanted pounds multiply like stacks of amendments for many lawmakers in the Wyoming Capitol.

February 15, 2013 11:45 pm Related Loading…

Legislator: Life Resource Center needs promotion

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Life Resource Center at Lander is a first-class institution for developmentally disabled people, but a lot of Wyoming residents know nothing about it, state Sen. Cale Case said Monday.

February 11, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming voters face decision on hunting amendment

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming voters will decide in November’s general election whether to amend the state constitution to specify that the state will preserve citizens’ opportunities to hunt, fish and trap.

September 07, 2012 5:08 pmLoading…

Wyoming redistricting plan faces opposition in Senate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- State lawmakers from northeast and southwest Wyoming may offer changes to the 2012 legislative redistricting bill when it comes before the Wyoming Senate next week.

February 24, 2012 8:15 pmLoading…

Wyoming Senate votes down skilled nursing home for veterans

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to authorize construction of a skilled nursing center for veterans in Sheridan failed on a close vote in the Wyoming Senate late Wednesday.

February 23, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Higher fines for letting Wyoming kids skip school killed

CHEYENNE -- The state Senate has killed a bill that would have raised the fines for parents of students who skip school.

February 15, 2012 9:48 amLoading…

Bill proposes BIA tickets for non-tribal drivers

CASPER, Wyo. -- Some Wyoming state lawmakers want to give Wind River Reservation police the power to ticket and arrest non-tribal drivers.

January 24, 2012 12:41 pmLoading…

Wyoming lawmakers OK redistricting plan

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawmakers assigned to the task of redistricting the Wyoming Legislature approved a plan to meet population shifts Tuesday but left open the possibility of further changes.

December 06, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Mead adviser warns taxes could hurt wind projects

Mead adviser warns taxes could hurt wind projects

CHEYENNE — Wyoming is apparently set to jack up taxes and fees on wind energy producers starting next year now that a legislative committee this week shot down an industry-friendly measure supported by Gov. Matt Mead.

October 28, 2011 3:25 pmLoading…

All Wyoming state senators may face 2012 election

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature must decide whether all 30 state senators should seek re-election in 2012 as a result of changes to their district boundaries, the state Attorney General said.

October 11, 2011 2:44 pmLoading…

Wyoming redistricting panel meets in Torrington

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming lawmakers are getting closer to recommending new boundaries for state legislative districts.

August 15, 2011 8:47 amLoading…

Redistricting proposals take shape

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The committee that is undertaking the once-a-decade job of redistricting the Wyoming Legislature received more proposed regional plans Tuesday evening during a meeting in Cheyenne.

June 29, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Population changes could make redistricting panel's job difficult

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Disparate population growth over the past decade could make reconfiguring Wyoming’s legislative districts challenging, according to one of the lawmakers charged with leading the effort.

April 11, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

Observers expect looser campaign finance rule will have little effect in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — For the first time in more than three decades, corporations and labor unions in Wyoming are now able to spend money on behalf of state and local candidates.

March 14, 2011 11:15 pmLoading…

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