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CASPER, Wyo. — During last month’s budget session, Sen. Jim Anderson, of Glenrock, said it appeared Wyoming State Parks will soon need to hold bake sales to raise money.
CHEYENNE -- A new statewide campaign in support of gay marriage kicked off Monday in front of the Capitol building in Cheyenne.
CHEYENNE -- State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill returned briefly to the offices of the Wyoming Department of Education on Monday, but went no further than the receptionist's desk.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Senate on Tuesday voted down an attempt to withhold confirmation for Richard Crandall, the governor-appointed director of the Wyoming Department of Education.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Halliburton, a leading oil field services company, is giving $3 million to the University of Wyoming in support of a major new energy research complex and funding for research.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A bill to create a supercommittee study to prepare for a special session on the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction died in the House on Monday evening.
CHEYENNE -- A bill to provide 21 state park rangers with death and disability benefits failed Monday in a Senate committee. House Bill 70 was one of three bills to die in the Senate as the Legislature entered the third week of the four-week budget session.
CHEYENNE -- Despite a succession of public testimony Wednesday in support of a Medicaid expansion bill, a state Senate committee declined to vote on the legislation, effectively killing it as the clock runs out on the short budget session.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature will consider at least one Medicaid expansion bill after the Senate voted Friday to introduce a compromise offered by Sen. Chris Rothfuss, D-Laramie.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming is one of more than a dozen states that will look at an increase in their minimum wages this year.
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.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Charlie Hardy of Cheyenne says he feels compelled to run for the U.S. Senate because of the need for someone to speak out for everyone in Wyoming, including those who are not being listened to.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Accused Casper bank robber James Pearson Thain is a homeless daily heroin user with a previous bank robbery conviction in Utah, according to a report read Tuesday in U.S. District Court.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming railroad buffs, or “trainiacs” as they are called sometimes, are excited about the prospect of getting back the biggest of the “Big Boy” steam locomotive engines.
CHEYENNE — State officials pulled back a request for money to expand the medium-security prison at Torrington to take a deep look at Wyoming’s entire corrections system before adding more beds.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — There was tension Tuesday at the Wyoming Department of Education, where employees worried about their job futures as they went quietly about their duties.
CHEYENNE — Key legislators are scheduled to vote this week on an additional $3.3 million for Wyoming preschools serving more than 4,000 special needs children from birth through age 5.
CHEYENNE — Members of a key legislative committee will explore whether lawmaker approval should be required before the state buys any more large ranches.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A rash of actual and potential death penalty cases left the Wyoming Public Defender's Office pinched for money last year, the agency's director said Wednesday.
CHEYENNE — Russ Zimmer of Torrington isn’t bothered by the warning bleats of the horns as coal trains rumble through the middle of the downtown area. He lives abut a half mile away from the tracks.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Legislature’s Joint Interim Committee on Labor, Health and Social Services will receive explanations of several bills on Medicaid expansion during a meeting here Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State Sen. Floyd Esquibel says he’s trying to get one step ahead of technology with his bill to ban use of Google Glass while driving.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature’s 2014 budget session won’t have a tussle over a fuel tax increase or a lottery.
CHEYENNE — Early results from Gov. Matt Mead’s state water strategy initiative make at least one issue clear: Residents want more storage capacity, be it from dams or reservoirs.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead hopes Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will further commit to cooperation with and deference to the states during her keynote address today at the Western Governors' Association Conference in Las Vegas.
CHEYENNE — Fifteen years later, people still recall vividly the brutal death of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard following an attack by two young Laramie men.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $304,000 civil penalty against Great Lakes Aviation of Cheyenne for allegedly conducting 19 flights in January 2011 with aircraft that weren’t in compliance with federal aviation regulations.
CHEYENNE — The newest member of the Wyoming Supreme Court, Catherine “Kate” M. Fox, should be a good fit given that she is a scholar who enjoys researching and writing.
CHEYENNE -- First Judicial District Judge Peter G. Arnold will retire effective April 1, Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kite announced Monday.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Supreme Court threw out a Laramie man's felony drug conviction because he wasn't warned how it could affect his employment.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Carol Mead’s focus as Wyoming’s first lady is children’s issues, including early literacy.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Nov. 21 in a lawsuit that attempts to obtain Gov. Matt Mead's documents regarding delisting the grizzly bear as an endangered species.
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.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In recognition of the upcoming Veterans Day, students at Cheyenne’s Cole Elementary School got to meet military heroes Wednesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The top elected state officials Wednesday approved spending an additional $4.5 million for preliminary work on the Wyoming Capitol that is needed before renovation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has one dedicated 100 percent natural gas vehicle, a Honda Civic that can go for 220 miles on a tank of fuel.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to set up a State Board of Funeral Service to regulate funeral service practitioners received preliminary approval from a Wyoming Legislature committee Thursday.
CHEYENNE — State government workers may see their retirement contributions take another small jump next year, but they are hoping a pay raise will soften the impact on their paychecks.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Officials in Taiwan and South Korea are eager to buy Wyoming coal to satisfy an expected 250 percent increase in demand for the product during the next decade, Gov. Matt Mead said Wednesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says no state agency budget cuts will be necessary in 2014 and more spending will be possible thanks to returns on investments that have put state revenues $333 million ahead of this year's early budget projections.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Concern about access to health care and to the right health care was the foremost comment Monday at a public forum on a new Medicaid study by the Wyoming Department of Health.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead wants to get a better handle on the amount of private land state agencies are buying by requiring them to receive approval from the state Board of Land Commissioners.
CHEYENNE — U.S. Army Capt. Brian Stransky found the picture of his ancestor on the wall on the third floor of the Wyoming Supreme Court building.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will honor a state request to temporarily halt the cleanup of groundwater contamination at an abandoned Atlas missile site west of Cheyenne.
Homeowners facing foreclosure can get free professional counseling through a new program financed by five major lending institutions.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The town of Jackson has received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the community's bus storage facility and pathways project.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A public hearing on Rocky Mountain Power’s application for a $24 million rate increase is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Monday before the Wyoming Public Service Commission.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Members of the Wyoming Legislature’s Revenue Committee expect a full house when they discuss a proposed increase in the state tax on beer Friday in Buffalo.
CHEYENNE -- The director of the Wyoming Community College Commission says the state should require remedial courses for affected students while still in high school rather than waiting until they enter college.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The impact on Cheyenne of Colorado's new law allowing the recreational use of marijuana isn’t known yet because the neighboring state is still working on rules to govern sales, the city's police chief says.
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