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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2021

Lawmakers advanced a bill draft Friday that would make Wyoming Business Council grants as accessible to local tribes as they are to other governments. The ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 10, 2021

The fatal exchange of gunfire between a Lander man and a state trooper on Sinks Canyon Road in June is just one among many signs of increasingly challenging ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 5, 2021

Trying to make Wyoming less reliant on mineral wealth, legislators are considering a new tax for businesses in the state. The proposition generated what ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 26, 2021

The state is wrestling with what experts on mental health confinement are calling a crisis. Starting with a lengthy discussion last week, the Wyoming ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 3, 2021

Lawmakers say the "majority minority" population on the Wind River Indian Reservation will be the "biggest area of concern" they face as they embark on this ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2021

State legislators plan to consider allowing county clerks in Wyoming to process absentee ballots before Election Day. The idea came from the Wyoming ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 15, 2021

Meeting Thursday in Riverton, Wyoming's Joint Labor, Health and Social Services legislative committee advanced a bill that would compel employers to seek work ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 11, 2021

Revenue officials in Wyoming discussed the need for a state income tax during a legislative committee meeting Monday in Riverton. The recommendation isn't ...

From Ranger staff reports
May 2, 2021

Wyoming Right to Life recognized four Fremont County lawmakers this month for their efforts in advancing several "pro-life" bills during the state's recent ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2021

Wyoming's school funding bill died Wednesday in the Legislature, meaning there will be no cuts to K-12 education at the state level this year. The issue of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 7, 2021

The Wyoming Senate was prepared to pass the state's new voter identification law with essentially no discussion last week before a local legislator ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 6, 2021

The Wyoming Senate has soundly rejected a proposal to include a new sales tax in the state's K-12 funding bill. The half-percent tax was a part of House Bill ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 30, 2021

Wyoming's Senate Education Committee has removed a proposed tax increase from the K-12 funding bill House lawmakers approved last week. The move came after ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 21, 2021

An embattled bill legalizing sports wagering cleared the Wyoming House of Representatives on March 10, following a reconsideration vote, just one day after it ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 7, 2021

A bill that would criminalize bid-rigging and other furtive dealings among government-hired contractors advanced to the Wyoming House of Representatives ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 7, 2021

The Wyoming House Education Committee voted in favor of the K-12 funding bill that will be sent to the legislature for consideration next week, but the vote ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2021

Two state lawmakers had an amicable disagreement Wednes-day about the state of K-12 funding in Wyoming. During the Senate Education Committee meeting, Wyoming ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2021

A new bill introduced this month in the Wyoming Legislature imagines one school district for each county in the state - with an additional district in place ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2021

An effort to add protections for unborn children to the state's murder laws has considerable support from Fremont County delegates. If it became law, Senate ...

Staff
Feb 10, 2021

State Sen. EDR00;COOPER / Republican SD20 / Big Horn, Fremont, Hot Springs, Park, Washakie counties E-Mail: Ed.Cooper@wyoleg.gov Phone: (307) 851-5949 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2021

A proposed reduction in state funding for cities, towns and counties in Wyoming was halved again in the House Appropriations Committee. First, Wyoming Gov. ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 28, 2021

A bill expanding and reforming the state's incarceration "boot camp" program for young inmates cleared its first reading in the Wyoming House of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 27, 2021

Wyoming lawmakers transferred almost $20 million to the school facilities capital construction account Friday in an attempt to develop a balanced budget for ...

From staff reports
Jan 17, 2021

After convening briefly on Jan. 12, Fremont County's legislators now know the schedule for Wyoming Legislature will hold three days of virtual standing ...


Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange/and Ranger staff reports
Jan 17, 2021

In a message delivered to state lawmakers, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon promised to continue his defense of Wyoming's fossil fuel industries while reiterating the ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange/and Ranger staff reports
Nov 29, 2020

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange With coronavirus cases accelerating, the Wyoming Legislature will delay most of its 2021 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

A legislative bill authorizing Bureau of Indian Affairs officers to arrest non-tribal traffic offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation would multiply a ...


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