CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Senate has shot down a last-ditch effort to expand the federal Medicaid program in the state despite assurances from the sponsor that it would offer health care coverage to thousands of residents while saving the state millions.
CHEYENNE -- Despite a succession of public testimony Wednesday in support of a Medicaid expansion bill, a state Senate committee declined to vote on the legislation, effectively killing it as the clock runs out on the short budget session.
Dreams interrupted the sleep cycle of Rep. Sue Wilson, R-Cheyenne, during the 2013 legislative session.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A senior Wyoming state lawmaker announced Monday he will push to change state law to allow people who are losing health care coverage that doesn't meet the standards of the federal Affordable Care Act to get state coverage.
LANDER — Wyoming would wait until 2015 to license a new Casper hospital, giving officials time to gauge the Affordable Care Act’s overall effect on the state, according to a proposal floated Monday by state Rep. Elaine Harvey.
CASPER, Wyo. — Monday’s downpours didn’t keep Ryan Anderson off the North Platte River.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming legislators might take another two years before deciding whether to participate in health insurance exchange, a key Senate Republican said Friday.
CASPER, Wyo. -- A group tasked with recommending whether Wyoming should eventually run its own health insurance exchange will meet for the first time Friday in Casper.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Legislation awaiting Gov. Matt Mead's signature would let drivers use their smartphones to prove they are insured if they are pulled over or involved in a crash.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming lawmakers are considering allowing assisted living facilities to provide a higher level of care for their residents so they can avoid having to move to nursing homes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Unwanted pounds multiply like stacks of amendments for many lawmakers in the Wyoming Capitol.
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.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate voted Monday for legislation that would create harsher penalties for serious assaults against health care workers, but not before stripping the tough punishments from the bill.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A coalition of medical groups is urging the Wyoming Legislature to approve expansion of the federal Medicaid program, a key element of the national Affordable Care Act.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Senate Transportation Committee considered two bills Monday targeting cellphones and drivers — voting against one and asking the sponsor of the other to perform more research and return another day.
CHEYENNE — Reacting to a recent mistake at a legislative committee hearing, Wyoming's public schools' chief said, "I'm learning."
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers will begin discussions next month on a reform package designed to address escalating costs in the state’s Medicaid program.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming lawmakers wrapped up their first week of hearings on Gov. Matt Mead's proposed budget Friday, setting the stage for debate on his call for fundamental changes in state fiscal policies when the Legislature convenes next month.
CASPER, Wyo. — Hoping to address escalating health insurance costs, Wyoming legislators are exploring ways to make it easier for residents to buy policies from out-of-state companies.
CASPER, Wyo. - A panel of Wyoming lawmakers endorses reforming the state's Medicaid program to cut costs.