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CASPER, Wyo. — With the deadline for senators to propose legislation past and the deadline for House members being Monday, the Wyoming Legislature has considered a litany of bills, including Medicaid expansion, an anti-discrimination law and a proposal to name the jackalope the official stat…
CASPER, Wyo. — A bill removing binding arbitration from the collective bargaining process for Wyoming firefighters passed a Senate panel Friday.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators’ ongoing push to evaluate the cost and feasibility of managing public lands now held by the federal government advanced on two fronts in the Legislature on Friday.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming senators are heading home for the weekend without a final decision on Medicaid expansion.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate advanced an overhaul of the state's tribal liaison program in the first of three floor votes on the matter Thursday.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Senate Appropriations Committee is skeptical of additional costs attached to Wyoming’s compromise Medicaid expansion plan.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers advanced a compromise version of Medicaid expansion in a Senate committee Wednesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — An overhaul of the state’s tribal liaison program is a step closer to approval in the Wyoming Senate.
A package of bills aimed at strengthening an individual’s privacy rights advanced Tuesday from the Senate Corporations committee.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators seeking to join a nationwide compact calling for a balanced budget advanced an amendment to do just that in the House of Representatives on Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. — The House Education Committee voted down a resolution Monday that would have allowed voters to decide whether the state's superintendent of public instruction should be elected or appointed.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators are working to outlaw the sale and possession of a potent new alcoholic substance in the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — Public health officials in Natrona County are asking Wyoming legislators for additional funds to pay for a gap in nursing services funding at the Casper-Natrona County Health Department.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators advanced a proposal Thursday that would increase the mandatory retirement age for the state’s judges to 75. The measure passed 49-11 and will move to the Senate for consideration.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming senators sparred Wednesday on the Senate floor over stiff penalties provided in a bill that would create the crime of trespassing to collect data.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators voted down legislation on Tuesday that would make it illegal to lower fences to allow livestock grazing on neighboring lands.
CASPER, Wyo. — A bill that would protect landowners from damage liability caused by energy pipelines on their land passed the House Agriculture Committee on Tuesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming hospice providers are raising objections to new legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with a doctor's help.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gun rights activists in Wyoming are preparing for a contentious legislative debate over permission for the concealed carry of firearms in public buildings.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Medical Center announced the elimination of five leadership positions Wednesday, citing changes in the health care market.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming counties struggling to provide health insurance to employees could be afforded an alternative with a bill that would allow them to join the state employees’ group insurance plan.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming ranchers are again considering the future of the national beef checkoff program after U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced his decision to scrap plans for an additional, federally administered program.
CASPER, Wyo. — As the 63rd Wyoming Legislature convenes Tuesday, lawmakers will consider several bills with long-term impacts on the state’s health care, financial and labor landscape.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Montana and Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council on Thursday announced its opposition to federal rule-making to delist the grizzly bear under the Endangered Species Act, and it criticized Yellowstone National Park’s lack of tribal representation.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s tax revenue streams are the second-most volatile in the United States, according to a recently released study from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead championed 10 states’ joint action to support an ongoing lawsuit over the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation in Central Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — High winds and low visibility created a dangerous weekend for motorists on Wyoming highways.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming agriculture officials are one step closer to granting researchers a portion of $250,000 allocated by Gov. Matt Mead for wild-horse research in the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyomingites looking to avoid the flu this season may need to take added precautions because of mutations in the dominant strain of influenza virus this year.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming agricultural interests won’t be focused intently on the work of the Legislature’s agriculture committees in the upcoming legislative sessions.
CASPER, Wyo. — As many in Wyoming’s oil industry grow ever more concerned by the drop in crude oil prices, agricultural producers in the state are working to take advantage of lower fuel costs.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming health industry leaders are skeptical of an alternative Medicaid plan advanced by the interim health committee in December.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming medical professionals took small steps toward capturing federal health care funding, streamlining the medical industry, cutting employers’ health insurance costs and providing consumer transparency in 2014.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming falls short of meeting key standards for preventing the outbreak of infectious diseases like Ebola, enterovirus and other antibiotic-resistant bugs, according to a recently released report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
CASPER, Wyo. — Native American tribes on the Wind River Reservation are now able to grow and sell marijuana without federal prosecution after the release of a U.S. Justice Department memo last week that directed attorneys to stop prosecuting such cases.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming public lands grazers could see shorter permitting times after Congress passed a bill seeking to streamline grazing permit renewals.
CHEYENNE — The task force analyzing the role of Wyoming’s state-run medical facilities presented its final report to the legislature at a Tuesday meeting of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services committee in Cheyenne.
CASPER, Wyo. — A provision that would give the Wyoming Legislature final approval on a negotiated Medicaid waiver was voted down during Tuesday’s Medicaid debate by a committee of lawmakers.
CASPER, Wyo. — Dr. Shelley Springer moved to Casper with one concrete goal.
CASPER, Wyo. — Legislators advanced a bill Thursday that would improve safety conditions in Wyoming schools.
CASPER, Wyo. — Members of the Joint Interim Education committee forwarded two bills aimed at improving distance education among Wyoming schools and colleges.
CASPER, Wyo. — The vote remains open on a proposal by Wyoming legislators to advance a constitutional amendment that would remove the superintendent of public instruction from the list of elected officials in the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Northern Arapaho tribe filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that proposed Internal Revenue Service rules could cause Native Americans to pay higher insurance premiums or lose health care benefits.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators introduced legislation to revamp the state’s tribal liaison program Tuesday at a meeting of the Select Committee on Tribal Relations.
CASPER, Wyo. — The arching frame of a steel gate towering over the rolling prairie 20 miles east of Cheyenne was once the first line of defense for a Cold War weapon considered the world’s last resort.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe on Friday announced the approval of a $25 million expansion of the Shoshone Rose casino, north of Lander.
CASPER, Wyo. — University of Wyoming research is contributing to a better understanding of how wild horses affect the state’s rangelands.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead plans to continue pressuring federal officials to fix what he calls a broken Endangered Species Act and poor wild horse management practices in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — A bill that would make it a crime to allow livestock to graze on neighboring lands will be sponsored by the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Agriculture committee.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming producers are preparing for a wealth of changes brought by congressional passage of the 2014 farm bill.