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Wyoming lawmakers set tone next week for budget session

CHEYENNE -- Pessimism or optimism? The tenor of next week's Joint Appropriations Committee meeting figures to have a significant impact on early next year's state Legislature session.

November 12, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Wyoming Gov. Mead to push again for state employee pay raises

CHEYENNE — Faced with base salaries for state government employees dropping for the first time in 20 years and a rising turnover rate, Gov. Matt Mead says he will make another push for pay hikes during the Legislature’s budget session next year.

July 10, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming lawmakers reject DNA samples from arrestees

Wyoming lawmakers reject DNA samples from arrestees

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming lawmakers have rejected a proposal to take DNA samples from suspects arrested or charged with serious crimes.

January 29, 2013 8:14 am Related Loading…
Wyoming auto sales tax bill gives buyers a break

Wyoming auto sales tax bill gives buyers a break

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawmakers in the state House are working on a bill to give buyers more time to pay the state sales tax attached to the purchase of automobiles.

January 16, 2013 10:30 pm Related Loading…
Wyoming lawmakers review Mead's budget proposal

Wyoming lawmakers review Mead's budget proposal

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.

December 14, 2012 7:34 pm Related Loading…

Wyoming House District 41 candidates differ on fuel tax

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Rep. Ken Esquibel says if he is re-elected to a fourth term in Wyoming House District 41 representing east Cheyenne, his focus must be on the state budget.

November 01, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Mead budget includes Wyo. infrastructure spending

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Gov. Matt Mead urged state lawmakers on Monday not to cut his proposed $3.4-billion state budget for the coming two-year period, saying Wyoming needs to invest in infrastructure to continue to build its economy.

December 05, 2011 6:59 pmLoading…

Lawmakers vie for leader spots

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Republican and Democratic state lawmakers will each convene later this month to elect new legislative leaders for the Wyoming House and Senate.

November 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming bill sets up fund to fight health care law

CHEYENNE — A legislative committee will vote in December on a bill to set up a $2 million litigation account to pay for legal challenges to portions of the new national health care reform law.

September 23, 2010 11:30 pmLoading…

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