CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Senate on Monday approved third reading of a bill that would rework the state’s school accountability system and sets guidelines for establishing a teacher and leader accountability system.
CHEYENNE — Beginning Monday, the Wyoming Legislature needs to focus on the proposed state budget and delay attention on the legal status of a 2013 law that stripped state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill of many of her duties, legislative leaders say.
CASPER, Wyo. — State Sen. Phil Nicholas says his efforts to secure a $4 million appropriation for the Snow Range Academy to buy a new building aren't a conflict of interest, even though the charter school is a client of his law firm.
CHEYENNE — The state's South facility at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins has structural problems caused by seepage that will cost the state $3.5 million for a permanent fix.
The University of Wyoming is in danger of sinking into mediocrity unless it continues to attract and retain the best faculty available, the retiring dean of the College of Arts and Sciences warned Saturday.
CASPER, Wyo. -- The Wyoming Legislature has adjourned for the year, but the bullets continue to fly.
CHEYENNE — While Washington squirmed this week over the impending federal government spending cuts, Wyoming lawmakers in Cheyenne — some 1,500 miles west — went about business as usual, wrapping up a legislative session that saw them vote to continue salting away hundreds of millions in the …
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate voted 17-12 Wednesday to advance a bill to allow a Wyoming lottery and multistate games such as the Powerball.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Both Houses of the Wyoming Legislature have voted to approve the supplemental budget bill.
CHEYENNE — The budget bill pending in the Wyoming Legislature would require University of Wyoming trustees to propose new policies requiring more oversight on a range of campus issues, including installation of permanent art work, hiring of faculty and the possible razing of historic buildings.
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.
CHEYENNE — Employees covered by the Wyoming Retirement System are facing a 2 percent increase in their retirement contribution next year.
CHEYENNE -- University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan made his case for a 3 percent pay raise for faculty and employees Tuesday afternoon before the state Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee.
CHEYENNE — A top Wyoming lawmaker says he believes the state should opt out of expanding its Medicaid program, a key component of the federal Affordable Care Act.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming House Minority Leader Patrick Goggles was back to work less than 24 hours after his re-election, sponsoring a bill aimed at diverting a portion of the Permanent Mineral Trust Fund to fill gaps set in place by Gov. Matt Mead's planned 8 percent budget cuts.
CHEYENNE -- One of the more surprising developments in Tuesday's Republican primary election was the tight race between veteran Sen. Wayne Johnson of Cheyenne and his challenger, Anthony Bouchard.
CASPER, Wyo. — The state's income from investments surpassed projections by $246.5 million for the 2012 fiscal year, according to a report issued Friday by the state treasurer's office.
CASPER, Wyo. — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill characterized two state legislative leaders as "good ol' boys" working to increase bureaucracy in the Wyoming Education Department and questioned information one cited from the nonpartisan Legislative Service Office.
By this time next week, a handful of Wyomingites including Gov. Matt Mead and his family will be on the other side of the world in China.
CASPER, Wyo. -- State Rep. Rosie Berger, a Sheridan Republican who co-chairs the powerful Joint Appropriations Committee, announced Thursday that she'll seek a sixth term in office.