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JAC veers sharply from governor's budget plan

CHEYENNE -- Opting to look for cuts instead of tapping additional state savings, lawmakers are recommending a two-year budget plan that reduces Gov. Matt Mead's ...

Legislation looks to ease bitcoin transactions in Wyoming banks

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State legislators have introduced a bill that would make digital currencies, like bitcoin, equal to the U.S. dollar in bank transactions.
The ...

Urge action on the Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act

Editor:
The "Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2015" (TNIA) allows tribes to participate in federal programs that provide free, healthy meals to children in ...

Suit challenges law on data gathering; LeBrun a defendant

A lawsuit filed Sept. 29 aimed at invalidating two Wyoming laws restricting data collection on open land names Fremont County Pat LeBrun as a defendant. ...

Capitol work must be on time and on budget

Editor:
As a member of the Oversight Group on Capitol Building Rehabilitation and Restoration, I want to clarify the role and goals of the oversight group. ...

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Two more bears moved
CODY -- Wildlife officials have trapped and relocated two grizzly bears that were killing livestock north of Pinedale.
The Wyoming ...

Bebout treated at cancer center, says he is optimistic about outcome

State Sen. Eli Bebout (R-Riverton) is undergoing treatments at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City for a medical issue.
The previous cancer survivor ...

Bill would clarify privacy in online student accounts

LARAMIE -- Legislators are considering a bill making it a misdemeanor for school districts to request access to students' social media accounts.
The ...

Wyoming pays $1.3M to subsidize hospitals

The program reimburses hospitals with state funds to help offset the financial burden imposed on them by poor and uninsured patients.

CHEYENNE ...

Wyoming lawmakers consider endorsing GMO foods

Genetically modified seeds commonly are engineered to have certain traits, such as resistance to certain herbicides.

A Wyoming legislative committee ...

Bill to hike vehicle fees gets nowhere

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel decided Tuesday not to sponsor a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would have increased the state's fees by ...

More closed-door talks set on Capitol renovation

A subcommittee will take a larger role in discussions about the project.

CHEYENNE -- State leaders said Tuesday they plan to have more closed-door ...

Wyoming lawmakers consider tightening civil forfeiture rules

The current law allows the state to seize private property without a conviction.

CHEYENNE --A panel of Wyoming lawmakers is set to consider ...

Possible medical marijuana vote includes hemp growing

CASPER -- A lawmaker says he'll sponsor his own bill legalizing hemp growing in Wyoming if a medical marijuana referendum fails to get on the November ballot, ...

Feds taking initial look at shooting under hate-crime guidelines

Federal officials have begun a preliminary examination of last month's fatal shooting in Riverton in order to determine whether the incident should be ...

Lawmakers vote down bill to privatize student e-mails

Wyoming lawmakers have killed a proposal that would have made Wyoming the first state in the country to keep from public view all college student e-mails, even ...

Who's in charge?

Hiring a project manager for the costly Capitol rebuild is the right move

A few days ago, when the governor and key members of the Wyoming ...

State to hire manager to oversee big Capitol job

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials have voted to hire a project manager to oversee the $300 million renovation of the state Capitol.
Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming ...

Capitol group to consider hiring a project manager

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials plan to meet in Cheyenne on Wednesday to consider whether to hire a project manager to oversee the $300-million renovation of ...

Speed limit enforcement among conspicuous changes in state laws

CHEYENNE -- More than 100 new state laws took effect Wednesday in Wyoming that change speeding fines in 80 mph zones, make roads safer for bicyclists, and ...

 
 

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