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CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, a longtime advocate for changing U.S. policy toward Cuba, believes that efforts to restore diplomatic ties will improve civil society and human rights in the Caribbean nation.
CASPER, Wyo. — Mike Enzi, Wyoming’s senior senator in Washington, D.C., will likely become chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
CASPER, Wyo. — GOP leaders in Goshen County signed their names to a letter that rebuked Republican Gov. Matt Mead for not appealing a judge’s order that allowed same-sex marriage in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Sheridan Republican plans to sponsor legislation that would allow the Wyoming State Board of Education to adopt science standards that were barred by lawmakers earlier this year.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyomingites’ long-standing support for medical marijuana may move toward reality, as the Legislature will be awash in cannabis bills next month.
CASPER, Wyo. — A bill before the Legislature would tax prepaid cellphones for 911 service.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said that while he dislikes the Affordable Care Act, he believes the Legislature needs to act on Medicaid expansion.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming legislative committee declined to relieve out-of-state political action committees of the requirement to disclose contributions and expenditures in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — A legislative panel declined to sponsor a bill that would have required increased financial disclosure from groups such as corporations or political action committees that spend money in political races but don't communicate or consult with a campaign.
CASPER, Wyo. — Hellie’s TePee Pools, one of the private operators in Hot Springs State Park, has promised a remodel of its facility, alternating-temperature hot tubs, a lazy river, a children’s splash park, a sun deck, new diving boards and a climbing wall.
CASPER, Wyo. — A majority of Wyomingites support same-sex marriage, according to a University of Wyoming poll.
CASPER, Wyo. — Researchers have for the first time mapped migration routes for five of Wyoming’s big-game species.
CASPER Wyo. — Rep. Dan Zwonitzer, R-Cheyenne, said he will sponsor a bill next year that would permit terminally ill Wyomingites to obtain a prescription to end their lives.
CASPER, Wyo. — Of the $307 million the state has spent to grow and diversify the economy through a Wyoming Business Council program over the past decade, approximately 3,697 direct jobs have been or will be created, according to a report presented to a legislative committee on Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. — Rep. Keith Gingery, R-Jackson, has left the Wyoming Legislature early, saying he did not want to serve as a lawmaker while serving on a local school board to which he was recently elected.
CASPER, Wyo. — Lawmakers may consider amending the Wyoming Constitution next year to allow the state to invest the rainy day fund in the stock market.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Joint Appropriations Interim Committee voted Monday to sponsor a bill that would create a statute for a Wyoming PBS endowment.
CASPER, Wyo. — With $2 billion in the state’s rainy day fund, Gov. Matt Mead and some Wyoming leaders want to discuss whether it’s time to start spending.
CASPER, Wyo. — An audit of a western Wyoming town found that the mayor used recycled asphalt meant for public streets on private drives and parking lots, that his company obtained a contract not put out for bid and that he had signed his own paychecks.
CASPER, Wyo. — Sen. Phil Nicholas will be president of the Wyoming Senate and Rep. Kermit Brown will be speaker of the House next year.
CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., was re-elected to serve as chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, which provides policies on legislation, floor debate and votes.
CASPER, Wyo. — Four Wyoming cities received low marks on a gay civil rights index.
CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso will return to the Capitol on Wednesday, as Republicans talk to leadership about the committees they want to serve on and lead following the midterm election shakeup.
CASPER, Wyo. — Policies of concern to women may not be heard much in the state Legislature because fewer women will serve as lawmakers next year.
CASPER, Wyo. — Time will tell whether the state Legislature becomes more conservative next year, when 16 newly elected lawmakers take oaths in the House and Senate.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has directed the Wyoming Attorney General to begin proceedings to remove a county sheriff from office for allegedly interfering with his son’s drunken driving investigation.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Wright man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover Sunday night 26 miles east of Kaycee, Wyo.
CASPER, Wyo. — Albany County prosecutors have charged Dalton Dale Williams, 20, with second-degree murder in the death of University of Wyoming student Joseph McGowan, 21, the school announced Monday morning.
CASPER, Wyo. — Democratic superintendent of public instruction candidate Mike Ceballos has raised $100,000 more than GOP candidate Jillian Balow, according to new records from the Wyoming Campaign Finance Disclosure System.
CASPER, Wyo. — A political group representing Wyoming teachers announced Monday it has withdrawn support for GOP schools chief candidate Jillian Balow based on attacks she made against Democratic opponent Mike Ceballos in a campaign fundraising letter sent last month.
CASPER, Wyo. — Popular Democratic former Wyoming Govs. Mike Sullivan and Dave Freudenthal on Friday endorsed their party’s candidate for superintendent of public instruction, Mike Ceballos.
CASPER, Wyo. — Taylor Haynes, who finished a distant second in a three-way GOP primary race for governor, announced Wednesday morning that he will run again as a write-in candidate.
CASPER, Wyo. — Taylor Haynes, who lost the governor’s race in GOP primary, announced Wednesday morning he will run again as a write-in candidate.
CASPER, Wyo. — The groom wore olive shorts and tennis shoes. The other groom wore a navy golf shirt with a Walt Disney World logo.
CASPER, Wyo. — Superintendent of public instruction candidate Jillian Balow is handing out a new piece of campaign literature: a children’s coloring book about the nation’s first female superintendent of public instruction.
CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead has a 25-point lead over Democrat Pete Gosar in the Wyoming gubernatorial race, according to a new poll commissioned by the Casper Star-Tribune.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gay Wyomingites and their supporters rallied in downtown Casper on Wednesday, one day ahead of a federal court hearing that could decide the fate of same-sex marriage in the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — More than 50 business leaders around Wyoming are publicly supporting same-sex marriage in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Plaintiffs in a same-sex marriage case in federal court hope U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl will decide quickly, perhaps even at the close of Thursday’s hearing, that the nuptials are a right in Wyoming.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi’s three opponents used a televised debate Monday to criticize the Republican incumbent for corporate contributions made to his campaign.
RIVERTON — While U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis said in a Monday evening debate that the Endangered Species Act needs to be reformed, her Constitution Party challenger, Daniel Clyde Cummings, believes the act should be repealed.
CASPER, Wyo. — The candidates for governor and superintendent of public instruction will debate one last time before the Nov. 4 election.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming, with some 30 lawsuits involving the federal government, is decidedly on a path of litigating for control of the state’s natural resources.
CASPER, Wyo. — From legalizing medical marijuana to women’s wages and hunting wolves, the four candidates running for governor fielded wide-ranging questions in Thursday’s debate at Casper College about issues that affect Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Doors open at 6 p.m. Thursday for gubernatorial and superintendent of public instruction candidate debates at Casper College.
CASPER, Wyo. — County clerks in Wyoming did not begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision that opened the door to gay nuptials in five states.
CASPER, Wyo. — A legal team representing Wyoming’s gay community filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday afternoon in Cheyenne — the second legal action in the past two days — to legalize same-sex marriage in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — County clerks in Wyoming did not begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision that opened the door to gay nuptials in five states.
CASPER, Wyo. — Independent candidate for Wyoming governor Don Wills owns a successful company, Produce Pro Software, with 80 employees at its headquarters in the Chicago suburbs and in satellite offices across the country.
CASPER, Wyo. — His obituary ran eight words, short and understated for a colorful character who regularly wrote letters to the editor to Wyoming newspapers, who was Wyoming’s perennial candidate for decades.