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Hate-crime bills fail, again

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming lawmakers defeated two proposed bills intended to combat bias-motivated crime Tuesday, likely eliminating any chance for similar legislation to advance in the upcoming budget session. Members of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint...
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Driskill: 90% Chance of Special Session To Combat Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming Senate Majority Floor Leader Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, said there is a 90% likelihood that the Legislature will hold a special...
Governor Mark Gordon addresses the public detailing the state's response to the ongoing pandemic during a COVID-19 press conference earlier this year.

Governor Mark Gordon: Biden’s federal overreach has gone too far

Governor joins with legislative leaders to fight against vaccine mandates Press release- Governor Mark Gordon announced today a two-pronged plan to combat the federal overreach of the Biden Administration in proposing to mandate vaccinations. The first...

Pressure builds for candidates to drop out after Trump endorsement

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Pressure is building for challengers of U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) to drop out of the race following former President Donald Trump’s Thursday endorsement of new entrant and former Republican National...

Report: Donald Trump to endorse Harriett Hageman in US Congress race

By Jimmy Orr and Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Politico is reporting on Wednesday morning that former President Donald Trump will endorse 2016 Wyoming gubernatorial candidate Harriett Hageman...
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Wyo preps for less water as drought creeps up Colorado River

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile As federal water managers declared the first-ever official Colorado River water shortage last week, a top official said he’s confident Wyoming will responsibly implement its plans to store and...
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Some Wyomingites Still Refuse To Get COVID Vaccine, Despite FDA Approval

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Despite the Pfizer vaccine receiving approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week, some Wyomingites still refuse to get a...

Gordon Says Interior Dragging Feet On Mineral Leases

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) The U.S. Department of the Interior is dragging its feet in complying with a federal court ruling for it to resume mineral...
Map of the U.S. with color intensity indicating vaccination status

Wyoming Lowest In Nation For COVID Vaccinations; Barrasso Says Get Vax, Lummis Says Personal...

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  With news from the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) that Wyoming ranks the lowest in the nation for coronavirus vaccinations, the state’s two U.S....
President Trump faced former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday,October 22,2020, in a debate at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. (Stock Image Used Under License)

Wyoming Counties That Backed Trump Have Lower Vaccination Rates

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Following a national trend, Wyoming counties that saw the highest percentage of their voters support the re-election of former President Donald Trump...