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Wyoming just got $500M from Biden’s rescue plan. Now what?

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming received the first $500 million installment of its billion-dollar share of American Rescue Plan funds last week, setting the stage for a July special legislative session dedicated to appropriating the...
Drill rig operating in Wyoming in pursuit of federally-owned minerals (H/t BLM Wyoming/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Oil association: Biden’s energy policies could lead to ‘devastation’ for Wyoming

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square Wyoming’s oil and gas industry continues to warn of the economic costs as the Biden administration’s moratorium on federal land leases stretches on. Most of Wyoming’s oil and gas production...

Gordon outlines how Wyoming will spend $1 billion in federal funds

By Brianna Kraemer, The Center Square Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Monday outlined how his administration intends to use the $1 billion in federal funds allocated to the state. The governor's announcement comes just days after...

Cheney’s ouster mirrors battles within Wyoming’s GOP

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Within minutes of Wednesday’s vote to oust Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney from her House Republican Conference leadership position, a handful of her Republican colleagues, including Adam Kinzinger of Illinois and Ken...

LCCC study: Wyo residents can afford higher taxes

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming residents can afford to pay more in taxes, an analysis by the Laramie County Community College’s Center for Business and Economic Analysis argues, citing the state’s already-low tax burden and relatively inexpensive...

Federal Elections Commission fines WYO GOP $52,000

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile The Federal Elections Commission fined the Wyoming Republican Party $52,000 for a campaign finance violation stemming from former President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, according to campaign finance records and interviews...

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...

Balow: Federal education critical race theory proposal ‘alarming federal overreach’

By Derek Draplin, The Center Square Wyoming’s chief education officer is opposing proposed U.S. Department of Education priorities that would incorporate critical race theory in education grant programs. Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow called...
President Joe Biden delivers remarks in a meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, and other senior civilian and military leaders, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2021. (Photo: Lisa Ferdinando, DoD, Flickr, Creative Commons 2.0)

Biden’s emissions pledge comes with economic consequences, experts warn

By Casey Harper, The Center Square President Joe Biden is expected to announce a pledge Thursday to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half within less than a decade. Biden will announce the aggressive pledge, according...
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...