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Mead lauds Wyoming Legislature for taking on tough issues

Mead lauds Wyoming Legislature for taking on tough issues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead commended legislators for tackling tough issues during the general session that ended Wednesday afternoon.

February 27, 2013 5:43 pm Related Loading…

House nixes bill for outside legal help for counties

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming lawmaker who works as a county attorney helped defeat a bill that would have given county commissioners more control over legal advice.

February 12, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Mead expresses frustrations with budget

Mead expresses frustrations with budget

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead asked for two additional people in the Wyoming Military Department to help with Veterans Administration issues for National Guard members returning from deployment overseas.

February 05, 2013 5:21 pm Related Loading…
Wyoming House passes bill allowing year-round classes

Wyoming House passes bill allowing year-round classes

CHEYENNE — The state House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow school districts to try year-round class schedules in hopes that students will better retain what they learn.

February 05, 2013 5:16 pm Related Loading…

Bill aids Wyoming local governments impacted by energy booms, declines

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House gave initial approval Wednesday to legislation that would provide funding to local governments impacted by energy booms and declines.

January 30, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Wyoming House gives early nod to guns on school campuses

Wyoming House gives early nod to guns on school campuses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill that would allow firearms in elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities and sporting events on government-owned property passed the first vote in the Wyoming House Wednesday.

January 30, 2013 8:52 pm Related Loading…
Wyoming House defeats bill to open arrest records

Wyoming House defeats bill to open arrest records

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill that would have changed Wyoming law to allow the release of names of people charged with sexual assault before they're bound over to district court died Tuesday in the state House of Representatives.

January 22, 2013 8:07 pm Related Loading…
Wyoming House committee advances schools superintendent bill

Wyoming House committee advances schools superintendent bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Opponents of a bill to dramatically reduce the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction outnumbered supporters about three-to-one Tuesday evening.

January 22, 2013 12:05 pm Photos

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Wyoming House advances eminent-domain moratorium on wind collector systems

Wyoming House advances eminent-domain moratorium on wind collector systems

CASPER, Wyo. — The House voted Wednesday to extend from 2013 to 2015 a moratorium on eminent domain of property for certain wind energy lines.

January 16, 2013 10:30 pm Related Loading…

Scott announces re-election bid

CASPER, Wyo. -- Longtime Wyoming state Sen. Charles Scott announced Friday he will seek another term representing Senate District 30.

April 27, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…
Wyoming House incumbents announce re-election bids

Wyoming House incumbents announce re-election bids

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Two Wyoming House members, including the potential new speaker of the house, announced this week that they'll seek re-election.

April 24, 2012 11:30 pm Photos

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Wyoming House passes education reform legislation

CHEYENNE — A bill that continues efforts to help make Wyoming public school students better prepared for college and careers passed the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.

March 06, 2012 3:05 pmLoading…

Driving fast bills speed through Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A bill to allow speeding while passing another car on highways is moving smoothly and quickly through the Legislature.

February 24, 2012 7:55 pmLoading…
Wyoming bill: Governor should appoint superintendent

Wyoming bill: Governor should appoint superintendent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming House members filed legislation Tuesday that would make the state superintendent for public instruction a gubernatorially appointed position instead of a statewide elected office.

February 15, 2012 11:30 pm Photos

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Wyoming House flunks proposed teacher salary change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House of Representatives on Monday shot down a controversial proposal for a regional cost-of-living adjustment for teachers in the state.

February 13, 2012 11:45 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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Mead finishes first year in Wyoming governor's office

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wrapping up his first year as Wyoming's 32nd governor, Matt Mead says he's hitting his stride.

December 24, 2011 2:55 pmLoading…

Wyoming House gives first OK to concealed guns bill

CHEYENNE — Wyoming residents could carry concealed guns without a permit under a bill that cleared its first hearing in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday.

February 23, 2011 10:23 pmLoading…

Wyoming House passes economic investment bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state House has approved a bill that would allow the state to invest more money in large capital projects in Wyoming.

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Wyoming House defeats bicycle safety bill

CHEYENNE — The state House has defeated a bill that would have required motorists to stay at least 3 feet away from bicyclists they are passing on the road.

January 26, 2011 2:36 pmLoading…

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