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Federal judge blocks Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal contract workers

By Casey Harper, The Center Square A federal court issued an injunction Tuesday blocking the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal contract workers, the latest in a series of legal defeats for the president. U.S. District...

Redistricting ramps up. Here’s what to expect.

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming lawmakers have begun the lengthy and involved process of redrawing legislative district maps for the next decade. The Joint Committee on Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions’s June 7 meeting marked the...

Wyoming GOP official asked congressmen for help ousting Cheney

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Breaking with the longstanding norm of intraparty candidate neutrality, a Wyoming Republican Party official asked members of Congress for help vetting potential challengers to U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney in next year’s...

Gordon evaluating U.S.-Mexico border situation for ways to help

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Gov. Mark Gordon is evaluating the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas before responding to a request from the governors of...
Father Christopher Xanthos from Cheyenne speaks during a 2019 rally at the Wyoming Supreme Court in support of repealing the death penalty. (ACLU of Wyoming, used with permission)

Coalition aims to make 2021 the year Wyo repeals death penalty

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile The Wyoming Legislature has considered repealing the death penalty many times. But it’s only come close once. In 2019 Rep. Jared Olsen (R-Cheyenne) — the first Republican champion after years of Democratic...
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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...

Election audit bill fails

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming lawmakers rejected a proposal Wednesday by State Rep. Chuck Gray (R-Casper) to give the Wyoming Legislature the power to audit elections. Why it Matters: Gray, who is running for Congress against incumbent...
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Federal unemployment benefits end, but Wyoming tourism worker shortage persists

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square As Wyoming gears up for another summer of increased visitation, tourism-reliant businesses are still struggling to find enough workers to operate fully. Many business owners attribute the predicament to unemployment...

PAC backing Cheney challenger Gray funded solely by his father

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile State Rep. Chuck Gray’s father is the sole funder of a secretive political action committee that is boosting Gray’s bid to oust U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney in next year’s Republican primary. According to...
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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...