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Gov. Mark Gordon

Wyoming’s $4.3 million in budget cuts ‘not surprising’ says budget analyst

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square Wyoming is eliminating 324 states jobs and cutting its budget by $430 million in response to economic conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors. Gov. Mark Gordon signed...
Pronghorn Antelope in Wyoming. (Photo: Wyoming Game & Fish Department, Used with Permission)

Recent drought, spring storms take toll on antelope population

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) Friday proposed a reduction of antelope license quotas for the 2021 hunting season, citing drought conditions and the record-breaking 2021 spring blizzard, according to an April 16 WGFD...

Businesses to return $8.2 million in CARES funds

By Wendy Corr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  More than 8,000 businesses throughout Wyoming received a portion of $420 million dollars in federal CARES Act money that was distributed by...

National money, small donors pour into Wyo’s U.S. House race

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Congresswoman Liz Cheney dominated the first leg of the fundraising race in the high-profile primary contest for her reelection next year. One of her opponents, however — State Sen. Anthony Bouchard (R-Cheyenne)...
Chuck Gray, Anthony Bouchard

Wyoming congressional candidates unveil first quarter campaign funds

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  The top three candidates for Wyoming’s lone seat in Congress have raised from $173,000 to $1.5 million in donations in the first...

Cheney rails against plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney on Tuesday criticized plans by the Biden administration to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan before this year’s 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The planned troop withdrawals...
United States by county with estimated COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. (Screen Shot/aspe.hhs.gov, Public Domain)

County Fourth in Nation for COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy, Report Says

Campbell County ranks fourth in the nation for percentage of population hesitant to receive a vaccination against COVID-19, according to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The...
screengrab-Wyo Leg 2021-03-22

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...