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Wyoming voters face choices in governor's race

Wyoming voters face choices in governor's race

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is banking on a sound state economy and his willingness to stand up to Washington on coal and other issues to get him re-elected to a second term Tuesday.

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Mead enjoys commanding lead in poll

Mead enjoys commanding lead in poll

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead has a 25-point lead over Democrat Pete Gosar in the Wyoming gubernatorial race, according to a new poll commissioned by the Casper Star-Tribune.

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Mead says suits against feds fight protect lifestyle, economy

Mead says suits against feds fight protect lifestyle, economy

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming, with some 30 lawsuits involving the federal government, is decidedly on a path of litigating for control of the state’s natural resources.

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Candidates disagree on pot, wage gap, wolves

Candidates disagree on pot, wage gap, wolves

CASPER, Wyo. — From legalizing medical marijuana to women’s wages and hunting wolves, the four candidates running for governor fielded wide-ranging questions in Thursday’s debate at Casper College about issues that affect Wyoming.

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Gubernatorial candidate: No advantages to moving his company to Wyoming

Gubernatorial candidate: No advantages to moving his company to Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Independent candidate for Wyoming governor Don Wills owns a successful company, Produce Pro Software, with 80 employees at its headquarters in the Chicago suburbs and in satellite offices across the country.

October 06, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Mead says 2 debates enough for voters

Mead says 2 debates enough for voters

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead said in a monthly news conference that he declined Democratic challenger Pete Gosar’s proposal for five more debates because voters will have opportunities in other debates to differentiate among the candidates.

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Gosar accuses Mead of lack of leadership on Game and Fish

CASPER, Wyo. — Pete Gosar, a Democrat challenging Gov. Matt Mead, blamed the incumbent Republican for recent cuts to the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish, saying they’re harmful to tourism and the state’s outdoors culture.

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Democrat Gosar wants debates even without Mead

Democrat Gosar wants debates even without Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general election even if incumbent Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead won't participate.

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Democrat Gosar: Look beyond my party

Democrat Gosar: Look beyond my party

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Pete Gosar kept up a steady jog down Main Street in Torrington. He crisscrossed the road to shake hands with people in folding chairs watching the Goshen County Fair Parade.

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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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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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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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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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Democratic candidate for governor says Hill bill was wrong

Pete Gosar, the Democratic candidate for Wyoming governor, believes that the bill that stripped Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill of control over the Wyoming Department of Education, Senate File 104, or the Hill bill, went too far.

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Wyoming Democrat hopeful's politics differs from brother's

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Pete Gosar stepped down as Wyoming Democratic Party chairman last week to launch a longshot run for governor in this heavily Republican state.

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Interviews set for Wyoming Department of Education director candidates

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming officials will soon interview candidates for a new director for the Wyoming Department of Education.

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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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Wyoming Board of Education undergoes significant change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead nominated seven new members — including two former gubernatorial candidates — for the state Board of Education this week.

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Mead piles up $1.1M for his run for Wyoming governor

CHEYENNE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Mead has the fattest campaign war chest of all the candidates for governor this year, virtually all of the money contributed by himself and his family.

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