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Marijuana bills miss deadline, die in the House

Recreational and medical marijuana will not be legalized during the 2021 Legislative Session. Two marijuana-related bills both missed the March 22 deadline for initial consideration within their chamber of origin, the Wyoming House, effectively killing...
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Republicans Advance Three Candidates to Fill House Seat

Members of the Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee Thursday selected three names to advance to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners to fill the vacant House District 53 seat. The vacancy was created by...

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...
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Committee to Decide Fate of Gillette College Bill

A bill establishing Gillette College as its own community college district is queued for discussion in a Wyoming Senate committee next week amid high hopes of it advancing to the next step, officials said Wednesday.   The bill in question,...
Gov. Mark Gordon

Gov. Gordon joins in support of SCALE Act

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon late last week joined a bi-partisan group of governors in writing a letter of support to Congress on the SCALE Act, according to a March 19 press release from the...

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...
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No Upsets in Local Legislative Races, Deceased Representative Wins

Going into the Tuesday election, Campbell County’s GOP was sitting in a strong position to keep Campbell County’s legislative delegation red. Only House District 32 incumbent Timothy Hallinan had a challenger. Hallinan’s challenger was Democrat...
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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...
Gov. Mark Gordon

Millions Cut From State Budget, Gov. Gordon Calls for ‘Streamlined’ Budgeting Process

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon revealed his answer to the state’s funding crisis late Monday afternoon, which includes slashing $500 million from statewide agency funding. The supplemental budget, if approved by the state legislature, would satisfy...
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Eight Applications for Edwards’ House Seat

The House District 53 seat held by Roy Edwards may not be vacant for much longer. As reported by the Associated Press, eight individuals applied to fill the vacancy created by Edwards’ death earlier this...