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Cynthia Lummis

State's congressional delegation proposes act to streamline water permits

Wyoming Republican Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi introduced legislation that would ease permitting requirements for construction of new surface water storage projects in the western United States.

June 08, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
CO2 rule meets quick resistance in Wyoming

CO2 rule meets quick resistance in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Monday he will "fight for coal" if he has to amid proposed new regulations that would cut greenhouse emissions from power plants.

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VA reviews Wyoming records after nurse suspended

VA reviews Wyoming records after nurse suspended

CAPSER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s congressional delegation fired off a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Thursday, asking for explanations about scheduling practices at the VA clinic in Fort Collins, Colo., and the Cheyenne VA Medical Center.

May 16, 2014 8:16 am Photos

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Oil company acquires Rep. Lummis' family ranch

Oil company acquires Rep. Lummis' family ranch

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A major oil company has acquired a 5,000-acre ranch southeast of Cheyenne that less than two months ago belonged to U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and her family, records show.

May 15, 2014 11:21 amLoading…
Lummis announces she's running for re-election

Lummis announces she's running for re-election

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — 

April 23, 2014 12:15 pmLoading…
Lummis family ranch outside Cheyenne sold

Lummis family ranch outside Cheyenne sold

CASPER, Wyo. — The family of U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., sold a 5,080-acre ranch property outside of Cheyenne recently, according to the broker who arranged the sale.

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Wyoming gets nation's top score for electing women to U.S. House

CASPER — The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs gave Wyoming an A-plus — the only state to receive the highest grade — for gender equality in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Protect the park from paddle sports

I was just reading about the bill introduced by Cindy Lummis that would expand paddle sports in Yellowstone and Teton national parks. A recent guest opinion opposing this bill was written by a paddle sport enthusiast and opposes this bill as do I.

February 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Give paddlers opportunity to enjoy Yellowstone

Three-foot snow banks channeled the silent steady current of the upper Yellowstone River as I paddled my pack raft through the many meanders into Yellowstone Meadows. I rounded a bend, and found myself locking eyes with a majestic wolf on the bank 30 feet away. There was nothing remarkable a…

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Congress tries micromanaging Yellowstone, Grand Teton

Last spring Yellowstone National Park didn’t have enough money to plow entrance roads open on its usual schedule. In recent years, the park has left firefighting, administrative and other jobs open to save costs. Nobody who has driven through the park thinks it spends enough on road maintenance.

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Guest opinion: Some parts of wild parks shouldn't be paddled

Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis introduced a bill in Congress to expand paddle sports in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. The bill, which passed the House, would require the Park Service to open many more waterways to recreational boating. Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso may soon introduce…

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Bill targeting environmental groups seeking public money passes U.S. House committee

Bill targeting environmental groups seeking public money passes U.S. House committee

A bill passed out of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee that Rep. Cynthia Lummis hopes will shed light on reimbursements of public funds environmental groups receive when they sue the federal government.

February 09, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

House committee OKs bill lifting ban on watercraft in Yellowstone, Grand Teton

A U.S. House committee on Tuesday unanimously passed a measure that would lift longstanding restrictions on canoes, rafts and other "hand-propelled" vessels in rivers and streams in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

January 28, 2014 5:13 pm

Gazette opinion: Modest, but smart start on bipartisan action

This fall, partisan gridlock shut down much of the federal government for two long weeks, denied the public services, delayed pay checks to millions of public servants, deprived private businesses and their employees of work and customers, and left U.S. taxpayers with a big bill for nothing.

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Teton County seeks parcel under federal courthouse

JACKSON, Wyo. — Teton County is seeking help from Wyoming's congressional delegation to recover land in downtown Jackson that the county gave the federal government for a now-unwanted courthouse.

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Bill would remove ban on river paddling in Yellowstone

Bill would remove ban on river paddling in Yellowstone

A new bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., would nullify longstanding federal regulations that prohibit hand-propelled boating on rivers and streams in Yellowstone National Park and on some waters not currently open in Grand Teton National Park.

November 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Cheney and Enzi start Wyoming ground attacks for U.S. Senate seat

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.

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Wyoming delegate split on budget deal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming’s Republican congressional delegation unanimously decried the agreement ending the federal budget impasse for failing to address the growing national debt, but it was divided on voting for the deal that ended the partial federal government shutdown and guaranteed tha…

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Helium bill passes US House

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Rep. Cynthia Lummis is trumpeting the passage of a helium reauthorization bill in the U.S. House as a boon for Wyoming.

September 26, 2013 12:56 pmLoading…

House bill sets up battle over government shutdown

The U.S. House set the stage for a faceoff over a government shutdown Friday by passing a short-term spending bill that defunds the health care law known as Obamacare.

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