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(OPINION) Railroad employees due raises, better working conditions

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(OPINION) Letter: Congratulations to Harriet Hageman; thank you supporters

Congratulations to Congressman-elect Harriet Hageman on election by Wyoming to serve as our next representative in DC. I also want to thank my fellow candidates for our year-plus campaign efforts together across our beautiful state. Heather...
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(OPINION) Wyoming to see positive energy impact from Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, although not perfect politically, when it comes to Wyoming, our energy industry, and our economy, every cloud has a silver lining. What we should understand with this legislation, is...

(OPINION) The Railroad, Today’s Version

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Bad energy: Natrium reactor is unwise for Wyoming

It’s not too late to question this plan and whether Wyoming should allow it Opinion by Bill Tallen, WyoFile Bill Gates’ TerraPower, joined by GE Hitachi, Rocky Mountain Power and other corporate partners, and by the...

Op-Ed: Wyoming’s Citizen Legislature Completes the Work of the 66th Budget Session

Opinion by Eric Barlow and Dan Dockstader Your citizen legislature convened in mid-February with a mountain of priorities to deliver in a finite amount of time. This was no ordinary Budget Session. Redistricting, the biennial...

Abortion exceptions for rape, incest shouldn’t be up for debate

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile Wyoming may be only one election cycle away from making abortion illegal for pregnant victims of rape and incest. It’s only because an anti-abortion state senator missed a vote, in fact,...

Lawmakers to trans students: ‘Be someone you’re not, or leave’

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile Bills can travel a fascinating journey from conception to debate on the floor of the Wyoming Legislature. Sometimes it can be a miserable trip with harmful consequences. Take Senate File 51 –...

RNC and Wyo GOP are all in, and out of aces against Cheney

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile WYOFILE- Like the Big Bad Wolf, the National Republican Committee huffed and puffed and tried with all its might to blow down Donald Trump’s biggest enemy. But U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney...
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Proposed fossil fuel royalty rebate bill is a bad idea

Opinion by RT Cox, WyoFile As a retired oil and gas attorney, who negotiated plenty of leases and sales of leases in Wyoming, it’s clear to me that the royalty rebate bill advanced last week is a...