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Republicans accuse Wyo GOP of ‘unconstitutional’ process to replace Balow

By Maggie Mullen, WyoFile A Republican party official has accused the Wyoming GOP’s Central Committee of planning to use an unconstitutional process at its meeting Saturday for the selection of three candidates to replace former...
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Petroleum group says there’s a better road funding solution than 15-cent fuel tax hike

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square A bill that would raise Wyoming’s fuel tax by 15 cents to fund road repairs recently advanced in a legislative committee, but some think there’s a better solution. Forwarded by...

Pavement before pledges: Wyo highways need gas-tax revenue

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile I can’t think of many easier jobs in Wyoming politics than lobbying against a gas-tax hike. The tasks entailed —  lining up a majority of extremely conservative lawmakers who have gleefully...
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2021: Pandemic politics, wildlife woes and Cheney’s challenge

By WyoFile Staff, WyoFile WyoFile’s stories of the year include a world-famous grizzly, a special legislative session and a political race that has the nation’s attention. Wyoming began the messy business of climbing out of the...
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Wyoming earns top marks for its business tax climate

By Robert Davis, The Center Square Wyoming is the top state for its small business tax climate, according to a new ranking from the Tax Foundation. The ranking measured states based on five components: individual income taxes, sales taxes,...
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Gordon unveils ways state will use $500M in American Rescue Plan funds

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday unveiled his proposals for the first $500 million round of American Rescue Plan Act funding. In a letter...

Wyoming left out of federal coal community assistance program

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Gov. Mark Gordon and Wyoming’s congressional delegation allege political prejudice in state’s exclusion from the Build Back Better Challenge. Wyoming’s exclusion from a list of 60 finalist communities and entities competing for...

Whistleblower list names Wyo GOP chair, others as Oath Keepers

By Cooper McKim, WyoFile Hacked documents allege that Frank Eathorne enrolled in the far-right anti-government extremist group, along with former gubernatorial candidate Dr. Taylor Haynes. Wyoming Republican Party Chairman William “Frank” Eathorne is one of the...
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Growth in Wyoming’s outdoor recreation industry helped buoy economy, state agency manager says

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square Wyoming’s outdoor recreation industry played a part in keeping the state’s economy afloat during the pandemic, according to recent industry data. A report by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis showed that...
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Hageman bashes Cheney during interview with Bannon

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Republican congressional candidate Harriet Hageman used an appearance last week on the television show of former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon...