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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2020

State Rep. Andrea Clifford, D-Ethete expects to find much to address in 2020 session of the Wyoming Legislature. Briefing Fremont County Commissioners before ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2020

Riverton city officials are hoping Wyoming legislators don't have to cut funding for local governments this year in order to balance the state budget. The ...

Daniel Bendtsen / Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 12, 2020

At least 14 legislators are backing a bill that would prevent the University of Wyoming from regulating firearms on campus. As with other previous failed ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2020

A bill to allow tribal identification cards to be used for voter registration was approved unanimously on first reading Wednesday in the Wyoming House of ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2020

Finding less-expensive sources for prescription drugs in Wyoming is the mission of State Rep. Tim Salazar as he heads into the 2020 legislative budget session ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2020

Gov. Mark Gordon opened the 2020 biennial budget session of the Wyoming Legislature with his State of the State address Monday morning from the newly renovated ...


By Katie Roenigk and Clair McFarland, Staff Writers
Feb 9, 2020

State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, is approaching the coming budget session in Cheyenne with fiscal caution in light of the continued decline of the minerals ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 7, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Wyoming Legislators voted Thursday to advance a bill that will regulate and tax skill-based gaming throughout the state. ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 2, 2020

A structural deficit in Wyo-ming's K-12 school system will require a $222 million transfer from savings in the coming biennium, forecasters have informed the ...


By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2020

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, doesn't expect larger cities in Wyoming to support his proposal to give more money to smaller communities in the state at ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 14, 2020

Although the latest projections show a slight drop in state revenue for the current and upcoming bienniums, Wyoming lawmakers should have enough to fund Gov. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2020

Small communities in Wyoming could get a larger portion of the state's local government distribution through an amendment State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, ...


By Daniel McArdle / Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 8, 2020

The Joint Education Committee has advanced a bill that gives school districts increased power to determine disciplinary policy for absences and increasing ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2020

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon didn't include a new Riverton High School auditorium in his budget proposal for the coming biennium, but he seems to agree with the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2020

Leaders from the Wyoming Department of Audit volleyed in Cheyenne on Monday regarding whether blockchain entities promise increased banking revenue in the ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 2, 2020

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon did not include funding for a Riverton High School auditorium in his budget proposal for the coming biennium, but the line item still ...

By Kevin Killough / Wyoming News Exchange
Dec 17, 2019

Central Wyoming College and the state's six other community colleges are hoping to get $30 million in state funding to support their operations. The request ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
Nov 12, 2019

(WNE) -- Members of the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee rejected a bill to raise the state's property tax during their meeting Monday in ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2019

Fremont County leaders have been working to address the needs of citizens involuntarily hospitalized for mental illness in Fremont County, and the state. In ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2019

Three Amber Alerts this year so far; two involved county calls By Clair McFarland Staff Writer There have been three Amber Alerts activated in ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2019

Lawmakers seek to revive a 2013 proposed bill that would grant the Wind River Police Department the authority to enforce state laws and arrest non-enrolled ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 2, 2019

Wyoming Rep. Andrea Clifford, D-Ethete, said she was "concerned and disappointed" by the reports she has heard about the fatal, officer-involved shooting that ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2019

Lawmakers seek tribal police data on indigenous women's issues By Clair McFarland Staff Writer The Wyoming Legislative Subcommittee on Tribal ...

Michael Illiano / Wyoming News Exchange
Sep 10, 2019

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Agriculture Committee has voted to sponsor a bill that aims to generate more funding for weed and pest management programs last ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2019

In a Monday meeting in Fort Washakie, members of the Wyoming Select Committee on Tribal Relations worked through a proposed bill that would endow tribal ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 18, 2019

Government leaders will consider making it easier to use a tribal ID for voter registration in Wyoming during a meeting next week in Fort Washakie. The ...

By Ramsey Scott / Wyoming News Exchange
Aug 14, 2019

The Wyoming Legislature has danced around the idea of tolling Interstate 80 for more than a decade. In 2020, it appears lawmakers will hit the tolling dance ...


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