CASPER, Wyo. — A new coalition of seven Wyoming school districts says the state Legislature has shortchanged K-12 funding by $151 million in recent years by failing to keep up with inflation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Dave Kinskey has been sworn in to the Wyoming Senate to replace the late John Schiffer.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Pending legislation would reiterate that it’s a crime for a Wyoming lawmaker to offer to support a colleague’s bill in return for a promise of support for other legislation.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey will fill the Wyoming State Senate seat left vacant by the death last month of Sen. John Schiffer.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Military Department’s director is concerned the anticipated overhaul of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care system could result in the closure of Wyoming facilities, he said Monday morning.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming's only openly gay lawmaker says the state should pass a bill that bars discrimination against gays at the same time as various courts consider the legality of gay marriage.
KAYCEE, Wyo. — Funeral services for longtime state Republican Sen. John Schiffer will be held Tuesday in Kaycee.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — State Sen. John Schiffer, of Kaycee, died Thursday just a few weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer. He was 68.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — School officials in Sheridan County say a tight labor market is driving up costs, causing them to reject all bids for building an elementary school in Ranchester.
CASPER, Wyo. — Lawmakers are inserting too many non-budgetary measures into the state’s budget bills, said Wyoming’s longest serving legislator.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers are considering changing state law to permit execution of condemned inmates by firing squad.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming state legislator whose bid to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana failed this session isn't giving up on the idea, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported.
Rep. Tim Stubson, R-Casper, knows how to guide a bill through the Wyoming Legislature.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming game wardens are pushing state lawmakers to make some game violations felonies, arguing that poachers face minimal fines while at times making hundreds of thousands of dollars off illegally taken wildlife.
RAWLINS, Wyo. – The Wyoming Joint Judiciary Interim Committee wants to consider automatically restoring voting rights to nonviolent felons after their incarceration or probation ends.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Legislature's Joint Education Interim Committee is holding discussions on how the state runs its public education system.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cindy Hill says she intends to be back on the job Monday morning running the Wyoming Department of Education following a judge's ruling that puts to rest her bitter legal battle to regain the office.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Road crews will be out in force soon across Wyoming, and there will be more work going on this year thanks to the state's new 10-cent per gallon fuels tax.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Tribe leaders are opposing a bill co-sponsored by Wyoming's congressional delegation regarding the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
CASPER, Wyo. — Tom Jones, who served as a Park County lawmaker three decades ago, wants to return to politics.
CASPER, Wyo. — A legislative committee will continue discussing Wyoming's options to execute inmates convicted of capital crimes in the coming months.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawyers for the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction are back in court after lawyers for the state conceded in a court filing that the bulk of a law passed last year that stripped most duties from the superintendent is unconstitutional.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — At least two Republicans will be vying for a Wyoming House seat in Fremont County that's being vacated by a Democrat.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature this month approved nearly $231 million in new K-12 school construction for the next fiscal year, but the building bonanza may be coming to an end because the state's main funding source for school building projects is expected to dry up.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — State Rep. Patrick Goggles will not seek re-election to the Wyoming House of Representatives.
Like many at the Wyoming Capitol, LeRoy got sick during week three of the four-week budget session.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Whether to allow Grand Teton National Park to acquire land owned by the state school trust is now up to Gov. Matt Mead.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature has adjourned its budget session.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill spelling out how Wyoming could compensate people who served time in prison before being exonerated by DNA evidence died Thursday in the closing hours of the Legislature.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill to allow the state game and fish department to shift some of its costs away from sportsmen.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A state legislative committee is being tasked with trying to come up with solutions to a recent state Supreme Court ruling involving the powers of the state superintendent of public instruction.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Recipients of Wyoming's state-funded college scholarship will see an increase in their awards under a bill approved by the Legislature.
CASPER, Wyo. -- The work to implement Common Core State Standards and to consider similar national standards in science is ongoing in Wyoming despite legislative battles to halt these national trends in the state.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature on Monday passed a budget bill that calls on Gov. Matt Mead and other Wyoming officials to investigate whether they can reach an agreement with the federal government to expand Medicaid on the state's terms.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Senate gave final legislative approval Monday to a bill that would help school districts equip their school buses with cameras to help catch motorists who illegally pass stopped buses.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature faces two main jobs before it can adjourn this week.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state House has passed a bill that would require suicide prevention education for teachers and school administrators.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature has given final approval to a proposal to lift the state's eight-year moratorium on funding new alternative schools.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Senate has embraced the idea of the state helping school districts equip their school buses with cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass buses stopped to pick up and drop off students.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Senate Appropriations Committee put the brakes on spending in a K-12 school construction bill after members raised concern that some proposed school building projects appeared to have skipped initial stages of the established legislative process for approval.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead and other Wyoming officials could get the green light from the Legislature to investigate over the coming year whether they can reach an agreement with the federal government to expand Medicaid on the state's terms.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Negotiating teams from the Wyoming House and Senate are meeting at the State Capitol in Cheyenne to try to resolve differences in their respective amendments to the budget bill.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Senate Appropriations Committee has advanced a bill that would require school buses have cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass buses stopped to pick up and drop off students.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to outlaw the practice of companies charging people who have been arrested to have their mug shots removed from the Internet advanced in the Wyoming Legislature on Wednesday even as some lawmakers questioned how it could be enforced.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill allowing for a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the recent state Supreme Court decision in the superintendent of public instruction case.
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, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate has defeated a bill that would have allowed state authorities to hospitalize people involuntarily for mental health treatment without quick judicial review of detention decisions.