CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Dave Kinskey has been sworn in to the Wyoming Senate to replace the late John Schiffer.
CASPER, Wyo. — Members of the Johnson County and Sheridan County boards of commissioners selected Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey on Monday to fill the Senate District 22 seat left vacant after the death of Sen. John Schiffer.
KAYCEE, Wyo. — John Schiffer, 68, of Kaycee, died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at his home.
KAYCEE, Wyo. — Funeral services for longtime state Republican Sen. John Schiffer will be held Tuesday in Kaycee.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — State Sen. John Schiffer, of Kaycee, died Thursday just a few weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer. He was 68.
CHEYENNE — State officials pulled back a request for money to expand the medium-security prison at Torrington to take a deep look at Wyoming’s entire corrections system before adding more beds.
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.
JACKSON -- A state legislative committee endorsed a bill on Monday that would ensure compensation for prisoners exonerated by post-conviction DNA testing.
CHEYENNE -- State Treasurer Mark Gordon intended to keep a low profile during the recent legislative session.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming would bring its law into compliance with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that outlawed mandatory life sentences for juvenile killers under a bill that cleared its first vote in the state Senate on Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — To say merely that Wyoming is a conservative state doesn't begin to capture it.
A state legislative committee on Monday voted to proceed with a series of reforms designed to address escalating costs in Wyoming’s Medicaid program.
Tea party activists did not gain seats in Tuesday's primary election. But their presence in the election made a dent, contributing to the unseating of a longtime member of the state House in Central Wyoming. David Northrup, a farmer-rancher from the Willwood community near Powell, unseated i…
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.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The Wyoming Senate is likely to hold a final vote this week on legislation allowing the Department of Environmental Quality to sidestep a court ruling and continue its practice for issuing general permits for water discharges and construction projects.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Sen. Phil Nicholas sat in shirt sleeves at his desk in the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee room last month.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A bill to authorize construction of two veterans' skilled nursing homes in Sheridan passed its first legislative hurdle Monday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Senate Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee voted 4-1 Monday in favor of making driving without a seat belt a primary offense and increasing the fine.
CASPER, Wyo. — Hope may have triumphed temporarily over faith and experience Friday, when a legislative council approved Wyoming's one-third contribution toward continued negotiations about removing wolves in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming from the federal endangered species list.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A legislative council will consider Friday whether Wyoming should join Montana and Idaho in hiring a lawyer to negotiate with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about removing wolves from the federal endangered species list.
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