Government And Politics
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A modified plan for Medicaid expansion could provide health coverage for nearly 18,000 uninsured people in Wyoming and bring in more than $100 million in federal funding to the state annually, according to a report by the Wyoming Department of Health.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A University of Wyoming poll shows that Wyoming residents are deeply divided on how to deal with immigrants living illegally in the United States.
HELENA — The state Board of Canvassers has certified Montana's general election results.
FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.
GREAT FALLS — Tribal law-enforcement officers arrested a Democrat state senator and Blackfeet leader for driving under the influence, a charge he says has since been dropped and was politically motivated.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A legislative committee has endorsed the idea of the state taking over sole regulation of uranium mining in Wyoming, the largest producer of uranium in the country.
HELENA — Montana Republican Party members plan to meet in early January to decide whether to join a lawsuit seeking to allow only registered Republicans to vote in GOP primaries.
HELENA — Montana’s 2015 House Republican caucus got itself in hot water recently, when two news reporters found its members in the basement of a Helena restaurant at a secret meeting — a violation of Montana’s open-meetings law.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving arrest.
CASPER, Wyo. — A man involved in a confrontation with Casper Mayor Paul Meyer says a dispute over drag racing has been resolved.
A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
HAVRE — A coroner's jury found no criminal wrongdoing in the death of a Cut Bank man who was involved in a lengthy standoff with Havre police in April.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall announced his resignation Wednesday. The move comes in the midst of a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken-driving charge.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A University of Wyoming poll finds that Wyoming residents continue to strongly disapprove of the President Barack Obama's federal health care law.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a judge to resentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 home-invasion killing.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Campaign finance reports show Wyoming candidates for state offices raised less money this year than four years ago.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — The proposed massive expansion of training airspace for Ellsworth Air Force Base — a move that many believe will protect the future of the base — has entered a “final step,” according to U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has suspended the outgoing Washakie County attorney from practicing law for 30 days, ruling she violated professional rules in how she billed the county.
HELENA — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch says a postelection audit confirms the vote count in the Nov. 4 election was accurate.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester introduced a bill Tuesday to reveal the major donors who fund secret groups that seek to influence elections.