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Wyoming's Greg Phillips picks up a federal gavel

Wyoming's Greg Phillips picks up a federal gavel

CHEYENNE — If you walked into Greg Phillips' office when he was an assistant U.S. attorney, you could usually find him at his desk, deep in thought, with a legal document and multicolored Hi-Liters lined up neatly before him.

July 20, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Senate unanimously approves Phillips for federal judgeship

Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips sailed through his U.S. Senate confirmation on a unanimous 88-0 vote Monday to earn a seat on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals based in Denver.

July 08, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming bill models South Dakota anti-drunk-driving program

JACKSON — A state legislative committee chairman requested that a bill be drafted that would keep repeat offenders of alcohol-related crimes out of jail and instead subject them to stringent testing.

May 13, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Former write-in candidate considers gubernatorial run

CASPER, Wyo. — The list of people aiming to take Gov. Matt Mead's seat in 2014 continues to grow.

April 29, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Senators back attorney general for U.S. appellate court

Senators back attorney general for U.S. appellate court

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips' hearing on his nomination for a U.S. 10th Circuit Court judgeship went very smoothly, a law professor who monitors Senate confirmations said Tuesday.

March 19, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…

Senate committee considers AG Phillips' nomination

CHEYENNE — Both of Wyoming's U.S. Senators spoke highly of state Attorney General Greg Phillips' qualifications to serve as a federal appeals court judge at a confirmation hearing Tuesday.

March 19, 2013 2:50 pmLoading…

Plea deal in case of overbilling Wyoming Medicaid

CASPER — A woman accused of overbilling Wyoming's Medicaid program for services provided to her disabled daughter has reached a plea deal.

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Obama nominates Wyoming attorney for appeals court

CASPER, Wyo. — President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Wyoming Attorney General Gregory Phillips for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

January 31, 2013 3:36 pmLoading…
Wyoming Supreme Court hears term limits case

Wyoming Supreme Court hears term limits case

CHEYENNE — Wyoming's term limits law should be scrubbed because it deprives Secretary of State Max Maxfield of his right to seek a third term, his lawyer told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday.

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Wyoming officials looking at 24/7 Sobriety Program

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A program designed to keep people accused of drunk driving out of jail — as long as they stay sober — could be coming to Wyoming.

September 30, 2012 3:35 pmLoading…

Wyoming asks Supreme Court to reject term-limit suit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming says Secretary of State Max Maxfield has no legal basis to file a lawsuit over term limits for state elected officials.

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Most 'Tree Street' residents accept state settlements

CHEYENNE—Five years after a controversial mine subsidence project they claim wrecked their homes, 12 residents in the “Tree Street” neighborhood of Rock Springs have grudgingly agreed to financial settlements with the state, state officials and residents said.

June 17, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming files response to redistricting lawsuit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming's attorney general wants a district judge in Cheyenne to dismiss a lawsuit fighting the state's redistricting plan.

April 22, 2012 2:38 pmLoading…
'Five years is too long': Tree Street residents, state enter mediation

'Five years is too long': Tree Street residents, state enter mediation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming has tabbed former Gov. Mike Sullivan to mediate compensation claims for residents of Rock Springs’ “Tree Street” neighborhood, who say a controversial 2007 state-run mine subsidence project wrecked their homes.

January 22, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming AG says abortion protest case pointless

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The office of the Wyoming attorney general has asked a federal judge to deny an anti-abortion group’s request to allow the group to display its materials in a walkway leading to the state Capitol during next month’s legislative session.

January 20, 2012 4:20 pmLoading…

Wyoming AG wants secretary of State to sue himself

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming attorney general's office wants a district judge to list Secretary of State Max Maxfield as a defendant in Maxfield's own lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of term limits for him and other statewide elected officials.

January 09, 2012 3:19 pmLoading…

Wyoming prosecutors dispute critical report

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Federal and state prosecutors in Wyoming say the laws already on the books are sufficient to deal with offenders who might engage in sex trafficking of children despite a recent national report giving the state a failing grade on the issue.

December 11, 2011 2:24 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…

Cody woman ordered to pay $22,000 for Medicaid fraud

CODY, Wyo. — The state's attorney general said Monday that a Cody woman was convicted and sentenced to a suspended prison term for the fraudulent billing of Wyoming Medicaid.

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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…

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