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Wyoming Democrats push for repeal of unpaid-wages bill

CHEYENNE -- The state Democratic party's Central Committee will push a ballot referendum to repeal a new law on payment of unpaid wages on grounds it is detrimental to Wyoming employees.

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Leslie Petersen

Leslie Petersen


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Henrichsen streamlines campaign, makes amends with Democratic Party official

Henrichsen streamlines campaign, makes amends with Democratic Party official

CASPER, Wyo. — Since securing a spot during last week’s primary election, Chris Henrichsen continues to campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives – but now without a paid staff — and has patched his relationship with a leader of the Wyoming Democratic Party.

August 27, 2012 11:45 pm Photos


Wyoming Democrats strategize comeback

Wyoming Democrats strategize comeback

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In January, the Laramie County Democratic Party had captains for only 10 of its 77 precincts.

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Mead begins energy education

Mead begins energy education

CASPER, Wyo. — Matt Mead, Wyoming's new governor, looked over his reading glasses at an attorney representing an energy company in a hearing before the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

February 10, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

People speak up about Bondurant-area drilling

JACKSON — Residents of western Wyoming are voicing their concerns about plans to drill for natural gas midway between Jackson and Pinedale.

January 20, 2011 10:54 pmLoading…

Landslide surprised even GOP insiders

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Just about anyone who paid attention to Wyoming politics this election season knew that 2010 was going to be a Republican year.

November 11, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming Republicans trounce Dems at all levels

CHEYENNE — Wyoming Republicans trounced their opponents at every level in Tuesday's general election, leaving Democrats no statewide offices while fielding only a skeleton crew at the state Legislature.

November 03, 2010 5:49 pmLoading…
Mead, Petersen headline Wyoming governor's race

Mead, Petersen headline Wyoming governor's race

CHEYENNE — Republican Matt Mead and Democrat Leslie Petersen worked Tuesday to muster their party faithful to the polls in their race to become Wyoming's next governor.

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Wyoming Democrats pin hopes on Massie, key legislative victories

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some political observers are predicting a Republican sweep in Tuesday's general election, or close to it.

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Dems kick in for Petersen’s bid

Dems kick in for Petersen’s bid

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Democratic Party contributed $93,000 to gubernatorial candidate Leslie Petersen’s general election campaign.

October 27, 2010 11:35 pmLoading…

Governor hopefuls spar over issues

CHEYENNE — National health care reform isn’t high on the priority list of the Wyoming Taxpayers Association.

October 20, 2010 11:55 pmLoading…

Wyoming gubernatorial debate turns to environment

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Leslie Petersen touted her environmental credentials Thursday, saying she would work to “balance” economic growth and conservation efforts in Wyoming.

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Governor hopefuls split on gay issues

LARAMIE — The leading candidates for governor of Wyoming are split on whether the state should allow same-sex marriages.

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Candidates can now reach voters online

Candidates can now reach voters online

CHEYENNE — When Anitia LaFleiche needs information about the Wyoming governor’s race, she often turns to her computer to visit the candidates’ websites.

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Health plan splits gubernatorial hopefuls

CHEYENNE — While the federal health care reform bill passed into law earlier this year isn’t popular in Wyoming, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Leslie Petersen on Thursday urged opponents to give it a second look.

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Petersen emphasizes importance of health care

CHEYENNE — Wyoming Democratic governor candidate Leslie Petersen is hammering on differences between how she and her Republican opponent would handle health care.

October 07, 2010 3:21 pmLoading…
Freudenthal praises but doesn't endorse Petersen

Freudenthal praises but doesn't endorse Petersen

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Dave Freudenthal says Democratic gubernatorial candidate Leslie Petersen is fully qualified to serve as governor, but he stopped short of giving her his formal endorsement.

September 28, 2010 12:21 pmLoading…

Petersen hopes for vital endorsement

CHEYENNE — Gov. Dave Freudenthal will appear with Democratic gubernatorial nominee Leslie Petersen at a State Capitol media conference today to offer what the Petersen campaign hopes will be an endorsement from the popular outgoing governor.

September 27, 2010 11:04 pmLoading…

Mead, Petersen spell out differences at forum

LARAMIE — Wyoming gubernatorial candidates Matt Mead and Leslie Petersen both say they favor better funding for the state's cities, towns and counties.

September 22, 2010 4:55 pmLoading…

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