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Mead appoints panel to improve UW science

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has appointed a task force to study how to improve the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.

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Wyoming governor wants Medicaid proposal for Legislature

Wyoming governor wants Medicaid proposal for Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said he expects to be ready to brief state lawmakers early next year about the best deal Wyoming could get from the federal government if the state agrees to expand Medicaid coverage to thousands of low-income workers.

August 21, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Bullock accepts ice bucket challenge, calls out Montana media leaders

Bullock accepts ice bucket challenge, calls out Montana media leaders

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock got doused with ice-cold water on Wednesday as part of the ice bucket challenge raising money for and awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. 

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Campaign finance reports: Mead contributes $0 in re-election bid

Campaign finance reports: Mead contributes $0 in re-election bid

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead, a Republican seeking re-election, hasn’t contributed a penny of his own money to his campaign this year, a striking difference from four years ago, when he funded $1.2 million of a nearly $2 million campaign, new records show.

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Mead, Hill and Haynes set to debate in Riverton

Mead, Hill and Haynes set to debate in Riverton

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead and his two Republican challengers are set to debate in Riverton.

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Candidates clarify, check statements following gubernatorial debate

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican gubernatorial candidates Gov. Matt Mead, Taylor Haynes and Cindy Hill and Democratic candidate Pete Gosar dropped facts and numbers Tuesday during the Wyoming League of Women Voters debate in Cheyenne.

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Mitt Romney endorses incumbent Wyoming governor

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Mitt Romney has endorsed Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead's re-election campaign.

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For conservative side of GOP, experience separates Hill and Haynes

For conservative side of GOP, experience separates Hill and Haynes

Politically, Republicans Cindy Hill and Taylor Haynes may appear similar, but supporters of the two most conservative candidates in the Wyoming gubernatorial race articulate differences between them.

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Lawmaker seeks investigation of Wyoming governor

Lawmaker seeks investigation of Wyoming governor

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A state lawmaker is asking for a special prosecutor to investigate Gov. Matt Mead and his staff.

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Dems accuse Mead of softening on Medicaid expansion; Mead denies

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar accused Gov. Matt Mead of changing his stance on Medicaid expansion from opposing it to warming up to it.

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Analysis: Debate flaws for Haynes on Yellowstone, Mead on refugees

Analysis: Debate flaws for Haynes on Yellowstone, Mead on refugees

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead began Tuesday’s GOP primary debate flat, two Republican insiders said, but he picked up momentum when he attacked challenger Taylor Haynes’ views on the state claiming federal lands, they said.

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Wyoming will not oppose 3rd-party fundraising in federal case

Wyoming will not oppose 3rd-party fundraising in federal case

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Attorney General’s office filed a motion Wednesday to move forward unopposed to a motion that would change campaign finance laws giving third-party candidates the opportunity to raise funds during primary elections.

July 17, 2014 5:37 am Photos

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Gubernatorial debate at Casper College on Tuesday

Gubernatorial debate at Casper College on Tuesday

CASPER, Wyo. — Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday for first-come, first-served seating at the 2014 Wyoming Primary Gubernatorial Debate at Casper College.

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Mead announces launch of energy plan website

Mead announces launch of energy plan website

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead’s office has launched energy.wyo.gov, which illustrates progress on his energy strategy for Wyoming.

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If elected, Hill would ban use of public records 'loophole'

CASPER, Wyo. — Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill, who is running for governor as a Republican, promised that she will prohibit her employees from refusing to release public documents for reasons that the Wyoming Supreme Court recently declared legal.

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With incumbency status, duties allow Gov. Mead added access

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead, who is seeking re-election, crisscrossed the state on June 6.

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Candidates say they would focus on funding smaller communities as SLIB member

CASPER, Wyo. — From investing in air service to laying down fiber-optic cable, candidates who, if elected, would sit on the State Loan and Investment Board said smaller communities could diversify and economically expand with some help.

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Wyoming halts work on science teaching standards

RAWLINS, Wyo. — The Wyoming Board of Education has suspended work on new standards for science education in public schools until the state Legislature rescinds a recent mandate for those standards.

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Wyoming governor opens highway right of way for fiber

Wyoming governor opens highway right of way for fiber

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Sheridan company plans to install a new fiber optic line from Casper to the Colorado border using the existing highway right of way.

June 24, 2014 1:52 pmLoading…

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