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Wyoming gun advocate: Biden’s executive actions on gun control represent how little power he...

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square President Joe Biden wants to place more restrictions on the purchase of guns through executive actions, but gun rights activists say he has little power. Biden has asked the U.S....
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BLM cancels oil & gas lease sales again; Gordon says will cost Wyoming millions

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming stands to lose millions of dollars more from this year’s second cancellation of oil and gas lease sales on federal lands,...

Legislators to study Medicaid expansion in 2021 interim

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming lawmakers will give Medicaid expansion a hard look in the 2021 interim after two attempts to pass the measure failed in the Wyoming Senate in the recent session. The Legislature’s Management...
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Gordon: Wyoming will not house illegal immigrants

By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has made it clear that any attempt by the federal government to move illegal immigrants to Wyoming will...
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)...

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...
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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...