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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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Gillette College bill clears legislature

A bill to establish an independent community college district in Gillette passed the State Legislature Wednesday and will advance to the desk of Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon to be signed into law. The bill, Senate...

Two steps forward for Gillette College bill

The Wyoming House needs to read a bill establishing the Gillette Community College District once more before advancing to Gov. Mark Gordon for signing and appearing before Campbell County voters. The bill, Senate File 83...
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Lawmakers leave dozens of bills to wither on the vine

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Dead bills are a fact of life in the Wyoming Legislature. According to years of data on the Legislature’s voting records, roughly one quarter of committee-sponsored bills and nearly two-thirds of individual-sponsored bills die each...

Bouchard gun bill passes but Bouchard votes against it stating amendment destroyed it

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  A bill that would give the state the authority to find certain federal gun regulations invalid won final Senate approval Wednesday, but...