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Wyoming House Of Representatives

Rep. Keith Gingery, R-Jackson, retiring from Wyoming House

Rep. Keith Gingery, R-Jackson, retiring from Wyoming House

Rep. Keith Gingery, who has served 10 years in the Wyoming House of Representatives, has decided to not seek re-election in November.

March 11, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

House approves loan program bill aimed at Cody Lab

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House of Representatives on Wednesday tightened legislation to create a new procedure for granting state loans to support large economic development projects.

March 05, 2014 3:31 pmLoading…

Wyoming House defeats same-sex marriage bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House on Thursday defeated bills on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue.

February 13, 2014 1:44 pmLoading…

Wyoming House declines to hear bill to reduce coal tax

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House voted Tuesday not to introduce a bill to cut a tax on coal production that would have cost the state more than $40 million a year.

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Wyoming House calls for special committee investigation into Hill allegations

Wyoming House calls for special committee investigation into Hill allegations

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming House of Representatives will form a special committee to investigate allegations of wrongdoings in the state Department of Education under Cindy Hill’s watch.

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Wyoming House to consider superintendent duties

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A high-stakes power struggle will play out in the Wyoming Legislature this week.

January 20, 2013 2:28 pmLoading…
Feature photo: Let the waiting begin

Feature photo: Let the waiting begin

Rep. Stephen Watt of Rock Springs waits for the House of Representatives to be called to order Tuesday during the first day of the 62nd Wyoming Legislature at the state capitol in Cheyenne.

January 08, 2013 8:13 pmLoading…
Converse County legislator David Edwards remembered

Converse County legislator David Edwards remembered

CASPER, Wyo. — David Richard Edwards, a Navy veteran and former state legislator, county commissioner and Douglas city councilman, died Saturday. He was 74.

January 07, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

House changes leadership for 62nd Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State Rep. Keith Gingery is calling on Wyoming House Republicans to return to the traditional system of allowing a lawmaker to following the path to House speaker once he or she has attained a leadership position.

November 19, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Lubnau wins straw poll for Wyoming House speaker

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Gillette Rep. Tom Lubnau, II, will be the next speaker of the House.

November 18, 2012 3:52 pmLoading…

Rosie Berger seeks sixth Wyoming House term

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.

May 10, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Longest-serving Wyoming representative has GOP challengers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Pat Childers has represented much of Park County in the Wyoming House of Representatives for the past 16 years, the longest tenure of any currently serving House member.

April 26, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming House endorses to overturn federal birth control mandate

CHEYENNE — A resolution calling on the federal government to overturn a recent Obama administration mandate requiring birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and other programs passed the Wyoming House of Representatives on Tuesday.

February 28, 2012 1:37 pmLoading…

Welfare drug-testing bill gets 1st House approval

CHEYENNE — A bill to require drug testing for some state welfare recipients has received preliminary approval in the Wyoming House of Representatives.

February 23, 2012 8:10 pmLoading…

Wyoming public school enrollment exceeds 89,000

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Enrollment in Wyoming's public schools has increased for the sixth consecutive and exceeds 89,000 for the first time since 2001.

February 22, 2012 11:50 amLoading…

Wyoming House: Let drivers exceed speed limit when passing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would allow drivers to exceed the posted speed limit by up to 10 miles per hour when passing another vehicle.

February 20, 2012 4:47 pmLoading…
Wyoming House flunks superintendent of public instruction bill

Wyoming House flunks superintendent of public instruction bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Friday rejected two bills that would have made the state superintendent of public instruction an appointed position and prohibited Superintendent Cindy Hill from hiring her own legal counsel.

February 17, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

House shoots down bill to appoint education superintendent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The Wyoming House of Representatives won't consider a bill to start the process of changing the state Constitution to allow the governor to appoint the state superintendent of public instruction.

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Wyoming House grapples with creating MMA commissioner

Wyoming House grapples with creating MMA commissioner

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Thursday kicked forward legislation that would create a state mixed martial arts commissioner to oversee and regulate the sport.

February 16, 2012 11:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming House shoots down gun bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The Wyoming House of Representatives narrowly voted down legislation Wednesday that would have prevented local government officials in the state from passing any gun control laws, under penalty of heavy fines or even removal from office.

February 15, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

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