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Conservatives Form Freedom Caucus to Challenge House GOP

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Conservative members of the Wyoming House of Representatives have created a caucus to negotiate with House Republican leadership, two members of the group told WyoFile this week. The group calls itself the Wyoming...
Former President Donald Trump at CPAC 2021

Donald Trump Blasts “War Monger” Liz Cheney

By Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Former President Trump calls out every GOP member of the House and Senate that voted to impeach/remove him from office. He then calls Rep....
Dr. Joseph McGinley

Opinion: A Wyoming Republican Call to Action

Opinion by Dr. Joseph McGinley My name is Dr. Joseph McGinley. I have served as the Chairman of the Natrona County Republican Party (NCRP) for the past 4 years and as Vice Chairman the 4...
The Wyoming State Capitol at night. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile)

Proposed Budget Cuts Pound Public Services

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Gov. Mark Gordon last week sent proposed budget cuts to the Wyoming Legislature that slash public services and weaken the already thin safety net supporting Wyoming’s most vulnerable. In a press release accompanying...

Cheney is on her own; Barrasso, Lummis, Gordon offer no support

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming’s top elected officials are offering no support for U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney as she fights to retain her U.S. House leadership...

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...
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Sweeping redesign of state’s mental-health-services policy underway

By Joel Funk, WyoFile Wyoming is redesigning how it provides behavioral health services, and while most of the details are still to be determined, it seems clear fewer people will qualify for state-funded treatment. The...
Lake Powell Photo

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...
Basin Electric Power Cooperative's Dry Fork Station north of Gillette was one of the last coal-fired power plants built in the U.S., commencing operations in 2011. The $1.35 billion power plant has a generating capacity of 385 megawatts. (Dustin Bleizeffer).

Lawmakers try new ways to block coal plant closures

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Wyoming lawmakers are considering a suite of bills to help keep aging coal-fired power plants in the state in operation, including one measure that would allow the state to possibly take over...
Devils Tower was named the first official national monument in 1906. Now Representative Cynthia Lummis is fighting to protect its name.

Sen. Lummis Introduces Bill Blocking Devils Tower Name Change

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis introduced legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. John Barrasso, to protect the name of one of northeast Wyoming's most recognizable landmarks: Devils Tower National Monument. Despite the monument being known as Devils Tower...