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Lawmakers Pass Bills to Protect Tax Revenue From Coal Bankruptcies

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Lawmakers have finalized a pair of bills designed to guard against delinquent and unpaid mineral-production taxes and strengthen the ability of local governments to collect those debts in the event of mineral-industry...
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Gordon Signs Energy, Agriculture Bills

By Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Monday signed the first two bills of the eight-day virtual legislative session. The bills are pieces of legislation that Gordon...

Local Legislator Unveils Bill, Resolution for Government Elected Recalls

The power to recall elected officials of all levels could be placed in the hands of the Wyoming people, assuming a bill and a resolution granting such power advances through the State Legislature. House Bill...
Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.). (Photo Francis Chung/E&E News)

Wyoming Energy Sector Strategizing Response to Biden Ban on New Drilling

By Sarah Downey, The Center Square Wyoming energy producers are preparing to fight the Biden administration’s recent halt to new energy exploration leases on federal lands. The ban is part of a slew of executive actions...
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Wyoming Conservation License Plate Sales Generate $300K

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming raised more than $300,000 in 2020 through the sale of state conservation license plates. The money will be invested in projects that...
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Weld County Will Never Leave Colorado For Wyoming

By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Before anyone loses any more sleep over it, the chances of Weld County seceding from Colorado and joining Wyoming are essentially zero. Actually,...
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Community Opinion: We Don’t Need Matt Gaetz’s Advice

By Matt Micheli Florida camera gnat Matt Gaetz parachuting into Wyoming to tell Wyoming what we should think about Representative Liz Cheney is the perfect illustration of politics in 2021. Never mind that Liz voted with...
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Hundreds Gather for Matt Gaetz’ “Anti-Cheney” Rally at Wyoming Capitol Thursday

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) U.S. Rep Liz Cheney is taking part in a “deeply corrupt game,” a colleague from Florida said during a rally at the...
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Wyoming Lawmakers Consider Sales Tax Hike to Address Budget Issues

By Sarah Downey, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  As the administration of President Joe Biden places new restrictions on the oil and gas industry and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to...
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Florida Rep. Gaetz to Appear in Cheyenne This Week for Anti-Cheney Campaign

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, will appear at the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne this week to speak out against his colleague...