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CASPER — Two marijuana ballot initiatives have failed after falling short of Wyoming’s county requirements, a marijuana advocacy group announced Thursday.
CHEYENNE — Monday was an exceptionally deadly day for bills in the Wyoming Legislature.
Staff for U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis will hold office hours in Jackson between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Feb. 16 at 50 King St., Suite 204.
CHEYENNE — A bill that would gradually increase the number of bar and grill liquor licenses available in local communities was approved Monday by the Wyoming Legislature’s House Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee. Senate File 13, titled “Bar and grill liquor license…
CASPER — The Legislature wrapped up its fourth week in session on Friday — finishing up final budget amendments despite a power outage at the Wyoming Capitol — marking the halfway point of the session. Friday was also the last day for bills to make it out of committee, meaning that many bill…
CASPER — Wyoming is inching closer to criminalizing gender-affirming treatment for children. Senate File 111, sponsored by Sen. Charles Scott, R-Casper, cleared its third reading in the Senate on Thursday in a 22-9 vote and is now headed to the House.
Wyoming lawmakers in the House passed two bills Thursday to expand property tax relief programs.
State Rep. Art Washut, R-Casper, was the tiebreaking vote Wednesday to push forward a sweeping anti-abortion bill.
Members of the Wyoming House of Representatives have killed, on its third reading, an “anti-discrimination” bill aimed at COVID-19 vaccinations, mask wearing and testing.
The Wyoming Senate is one vote away from passing a bill that effectively bans drugs used for abortions.
CHEYENNE — The 988 suicide lifeline bill was stripped on Friday of its $40 million appropriation to create a long-term trust fund, as well as the $6 million for a trust fund reserve account.
Wyoming legislators want the Cowboy State to “phase out” the sale of electric vehicles by 2035, the same year the U.S. West Coast plans to ban the sale of new gas- and diesel-powered cars, trucks and SUVs.
Democrats are pushing to repeal Wyoming’s “trigger ban” on abortions.
CHEYENNE — The 67th Wyoming Legislature will convene for the 2023 general session today at noon.
Though Wyoming’s five statewide elected officials were sworn in last week, a handful of key positions in two of their offices remain vacant.
CASPER — Access to mental health care remains a challenge for many of Wyoming’s communities. Growing demand has been met with a shortage of mental health care providers, making it difficult for many residents to get the care they need.
SUNDANCE — Among the details added to Gov. Mark Gordon’s budget proposal last week was a plan to offer more property tax relief to Wyoming residents most impacted by inflation: seniors and people living on fixed incomes.
An effort to subpoena Wyoming Attorney General Bridget Hill to testify before legislators regarding a perceived conflict of interest in the leasing of state lands appears to have died Thursday.
The Legislature’s Joint Agriculture Committee voted last week to subpoena Wyoming Attorney General Bridget Hill to testify on her role in a dispute over grazing permits on state land. A ranching family involved in the dispute has accused her of having a conflict of interest.
CHEYENNE — The majority of Wyoming voters opted to let local governments invest money in the stock market, but they don’t want judges to stay on the bench past age 70.
CASPER – Wyoming’s Legislature will be even redder come January.
For years, Teton County’s representatives in Cheyenne have been unanimous: They’ve backed a real estate transfer tax, hoping to capture money from real estate sales and put it toward affordable housing.
Paul Vogelheim, the Republican running against Democrat Liz Storer to represent House District 23, was the only candidate to accept more than $1,500 from individual donors during the primary.
CHEYENNE — Lawmakers are taking heed of Gov. Mark Gordon’s call for fiscal conservatism in the upcoming general session, despite reports that state revenue estimates have exceeded previous forecasts.
CHEYENNE — The external cost adjustment for K-12 public schools totaled $70 million when it left the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education Committee earlier this month, but it now stands at $43.3 million for fiscal year 2024.
Amid heightened scrutiny, heated testimony, and key staff resignation announcements, Wyoming lawmakers tackled numerous hot-button election topics this month, including electronic voting machines, ranked-choice voting, primary reform, elected-office vacancies, campaign finance and the secret…
Roughly a quarter of Wyoming’s executive branch agency employees left their jobs between July 2021 and June 2022, according to a new report by the Department of Administration and Information.
The League of Women Voters will hold a forum from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Old Wilson Schoolhouse Community Center, 5655 Main St., for House District 22 candidates Andrew Byron, a Republican, and Bob Strobel, an Independent.
Wyoming lawmakers are considering several ways to ease the burden of soaring property taxes on residents.
CASPER — The Wyoming Republican Party has begun the process of finding an interim secretary of state.
CASPER — In January 2013, then-Gov. Matt Mead signed into law sweeping changes that effectively made Wyoming’s schools superintendent a ceremonial position.
After a candidate who ran on mistrust of the 2020 election won the Republican primary to be Wyoming’s top election official, a state legislative committee moved Thursday to consider a bill that would strip the secretary of state of its sole authority to oversee elections.
Moose resident Marian Meyers admitted that she didn’t do all of her homework ahead of showing up to the polls Tuesday at the Teton County Recreation Center.
Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader announced Wednesday that he is leaving the hotly contested race for secretary of state and endorsing fellow Sen. Tara Nethercott, R-Cheyenne.
Midterm elections often come and go without the fanfare of presidential-year elections. But 2022’s elections are shaping up to be both well-watched and hotly contested.
CHEYENNE – Although it would be later than previously anticipated, Wyoming could still get its very own virtual currency.
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee will spend some of its interim session looking for ways to protect vulnerable adults from financial exploitation.
The Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee spent almost half of its two-day meeting in Lander last week discussing whether Wyoming’s private-trust and limited-liability-company laws are prone to abuse by bad actors — tax evasion, tax avoidance, money laundering, shielding assets from creditor…
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