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Sue Wallis

Gillette man picked to fill Wallis' seat

Troy Mader has a lot to learn.

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State Rep. Wallis dies

State Rep. Wallis dies

CASPER, Wyo. — Rep. Sue Wallis, a champion of limited government known for her spirited and polarizing debates on social issues and agriculture, died Tuesday at her home in Recluse. She was 56.

January 28, 2014 7:23 pmLoading…

Bill decriminalizes less than 1 ounce of marijuana in Wyoming

A bill sponsored by a Cheyenne Democrat would reduce the sentence for someone caught with up to an ounce of marijuana.

January 28, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

2014 Look Ahead: Legislature to vote on beer tax, medical marijuana bills

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature’s 2014 budget session won’t have a tussle over a fuel tax increase or a lottery.

January 06, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Another Wyoming lawmaker speaks in favor of medical marijuana

Thirty years ago, before he moved to Wyoming and became a Republican state lawmaker, Bruce Burns’ mother asked him to come to Long Island, N.Y., with pot.

December 31, 2013 8:00 amLoading…
Debate looms over legalizing marijuana in Wyoming

Debate looms over legalizing marijuana in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A debate over whether Wyoming should legalize marijuana may be about to flare up.

December 19, 2013 5:29 pmLoading…

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.

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Cheney and Enzi start Wyoming ground attacks for U.S. Senate seat

CASPER, Wyo. — Volunteers are lining up to help Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi and Liz Cheney duke it out in the Republican primary race for Enzi’s seat in the Senate.

November 05, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Wyoming state rep opposes move against horse slaughter plants

CHEYENNE -- State Rep. Sue Wallis says the Obama administration's proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption is "a pretty sorry situation."

April 12, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Lawmakers preserve conservation easements

Lawmakers preserve conservation easements

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A program preserving parts of Wyoming’s landscape will live for another year, but supporters are concerned by increasing opposition in the state Legislature.

February 06, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Wyoming lawmakers see movement on gay issues

Wyoming lawmakers see movement on gay issues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — To say merely that Wyoming is a conservative state doesn't begin to capture it.

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Raw milk rules rankle food freedom supporters

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Andy Whitehurst of Riverton said he has had food poisoning three times in his life. Each incident occurred when he ate in restaurants certified to serve food, he said Wednesday.

August 22, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

No progress for plans for horse slaughter plant

ROCKVILLE, Mo. - The primary backer of a proposed horse slaughtering operation in western Missouri said she isn't giving up, even though plans have stalled because of legal problems surrounding the plant that was to be used for the business.

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Wyoming group contests raw-food rules change

Wyoming group contests raw-food rules change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The debate over proposed Wyoming food safety rules centers on opinions about what constitutes food safety.

May 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Horse slaughterhouse slated for Riverton

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —A Wyoming company is looking to build one of the only horse slaughterhouses in the country in the Riverton area within the next year, according to state Rep. Sue Wallis, R-Recluse, the company’s chief executive.

May 22, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming House, Senate move budget bills

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming House and Senate have passed parallel budget bills spelling out their respective visions of how to fund state government over the next two years.

February 27, 2012 7:47 pmLoading…
Duty calls: Volunteering was start to public office for several women legislators

Duty calls: Volunteering was start to public office for several women legislators

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Like many other women who run for elected office, Rosie Berger’s entry into politics was preceded by volunteer work.

January 08, 2012 11:30 pm Photos

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At least 2 horse meat plants possible in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — A state lawmaker says at least two groups are considering opening horse slaughterhouses in Wyoming now that Congress has cleared the way for such operations.

December 05, 2011 7:59 am Related Loading…
Lifted ban means horse slaughter will likely resume by spring

Lifted ban means horse slaughter will likely resume by spring

The nation's first horse slaughter facility in years could be operational by spring now that a de facto ban on the practice has been lifted, Western supporters said Wednesday.

November 30, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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Prosecutor finds no wrongdoing by Wyoming lawmaker for truck raffle

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County attorney says a fraud allegation against a state lawmaker is unfounded.

February 03, 2011 4:52 pmLoading…

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