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Wyo emerges from session with no long-term budget, ed solutions

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile The Wyoming Legislature entered the 2021 legislative session with a lofty agenda to cut education spending, stall revenue declines and guide a Wyoming economy battered by COVID-19 to a sustainable future. But...
Chuck Gray, Anthony Bouchard

Gray, Bouchard begin to ramp up congressional campaigns

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Two Wyoming legislators are ramping up their respective congressional campaigns against U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney. Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Cheyenne, held one of his...

Cheney says Biden infrastructure bill is 94% not infrastructure and middle class tax hikes...

By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney isn’t against spending tax dollars on infrastructure projects. She’s against spending tax dollars on programs disguised as infrastructure...
Gov. Mark Gordon with pin on lapel in front of flag

Gordon says he will get involved in school funding debate

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  It is time for the debate over Wyoming’s education system to move away from simple arguments over spending, so Gov. Mark Gordon...

Lawmakers weighing study of public lands transfer in 2021

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile On the final Friday of the 2021 Legislative Session, members of the Joint Agriculture Committee met to map out goals for the coming months. There was talk of state forest health, concerns...
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Biden economy hiccups as he calls for higher taxes

By Casey Harper, The Center Square New unemployment claims spiked unexpectedly last week, suggesting that employers are continuing to let workers go despite rising vaccinations and renewed hope for the economy. According to the seasonally adjusted...
Gov. Mark Gordon

Gordon says Wyoming will defend second amendment rights

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming will resist any attempts to weaken Second Amendment rights, Gov. Mark Gordon said Thursday. Gordon, speaking with reporters, said he was disappointed...

Gillette City Council Ok’s urban chickens, with stipulations

Gillette residents will soon be able to house up to five chickens within city limits after two changes to the city code were approved by the Gillette City Council Tuesday. The council passed two ordinances...
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Wyoming gun owners praise passage of concealed carry bill

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  The Wyoming Gun Owners organization is celebrating the recent signing of a bill to let visitors to the state carry concealed weapons...

Congressional leaders tour Wyo Energy as Biden’s oil and gas ban continues

Congressional leaders visited northeastern Wyoming last Monday, seeking to witness, firsthand, the effects of President Joe Biden's executive orders on local industry. U.S. Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) and Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), the top Republican on...