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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...

Barrasso blames Biden for border disaster ahead of Texas trip

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  U.S. Sen. John Barrasso blamed President Joe Biden and his administration for the immigration crisis happening at the U.S./Mexico border during an...

House kills sales tax boost to help local governments

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  A measure that would have added 1 cent to the statewide sales tax to benefit local governments was killed in the House...
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Gillette College Bill Moves to House Floor

A bill allowing for the formation of the Gillette Community College District cleared the House Education Committee Wednesday and will move to the floor for further discussion. The bill, Senate File 83 (SF0083), passed the...

Marijuana bills miss deadline, die in the House

Recreational and medical marijuana will not be legalized during the 2021 Legislative Session. Two marijuana-related bills both missed the March 22 deadline for initial consideration within their chamber of origin, the Wyoming House, effectively killing...
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Gov. Gordon joins in support of SCALE Act

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon late last week joined a bi-partisan group of governors in writing a letter of support to Congress on the SCALE Act, according to a March 19 press release from the...

Death penalty repeal dies in State Senate

A measure to repeal the state death penalty was defeated within the Wyoming Senate last week and has been indefinitely postponed, elected officials say. The bill, Senate File 150 (SF150) would have eliminated the death...