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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 ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2020

After eight years of development, a bill granting criminal jurisdiction over non-native traffic law violators on the Wind River Indian Reservation was opposed ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2020

In response to State Sen.-elect Tim Salazar blocking a bill that would have expanded and localized county attorney pay standards, one county leader called the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2020

In response to State Sen.-elect Tim Salazar blocking a bill that would have expanded and localized county attorney pay standards, one county leader called the ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2020

Along with a contingent of state representatives, the presumptive state senator for Riverton, Tim Salazar, blocked advancement of a bill last month that would ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2020

Debate flared in a legislative committee before a vote blocked advancement of a bill that would allow counties to pay their elected attorneys more than ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 8, 2020

Running unopposed, Pepper Ottman was elected Tuesday to the District 34 seat in the Wyoming House of Representatives. The rural district spans Dubois, ...


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