In the background of Wyoming’s independent Western ethos is the fact that the state gets billions in support from federal funds.
WyoHistory.org is a homegrown online encyclopedia of Wyoming history with over 300 articles curated by former Casper historian Tom Rea.
Incoming University of Wyo. president Robert Sternberg has a set of fundraising priorities that don’t put capital construction at the top of the list.
A series of interim committee meetings begins in May, giving Wyoming legislators a chance to prepare for next year’s short 20-day budget session.
Federal cuts may threaten the controversial Essential Air Service subsidy, which keeps Cheyenne-based Great Lakes Airlines flying high.
Moments like this underscore how easily Wyoming can lose money that flows from the federal government.
Governor Matt Mead recently met with Saudi Aramco officials in Dubai to promote fracking research by University of Wyoming’s Dr. Mohammad Piri.
Wyoming has reversed its position of denying drivers licenses to young immigrants with temporary permission to live and work in the U.S.
You may not agree with the positions taken by the legislature, but how they get it done is admirable.
Some undocumented workers who came to Wyoming as kids can now legally work, but they need driver’s licenses.
With camera in hand, reporter Gregory Nickerson uses photos to tell the story of the intense and sometimes playful nature of the 2013 Wyoming legislature.
Wyoming tackled hard issues the legislative session, and spent significant time fighting federal overreach. Distrust of the Fed came with a $737 million price tag.
Wyoming’s legislative committees will meet in the interim to discuss topics ranging from juvenile justice to landfill remediation.
Supt. Cindy Hill’s ouster from the Dept. of Education puts into action an accountability law that revamps Wyoming’s school system, but critics question it.
With the stroke of a pen Gov. Mead made available $60 million in emergency fire funding for this summer.
Senate File 136 aims to provide landowners with more protection from seismic companies that trespass or damage private land.
House Bill 228 would study how to compel the federal government to transfer ownership of lands to the state of Wyoming or private individuals.
Nickerson joined chairs of the Joint Appropriations Committee Sen. Eli Bebout and Rep. Steve Harshman and host Richard Ager to speak about the budget.
Wyo. lawmakers are setting aside less money for fires than Gov. Mead recommended while also killing proposals to increase funding for the Game and Fish …
The Wyo. Senate committee took no action on HB 105 – Citizens’ and Students’ Self-Defense Act, leaving the bill to die a procedural death.
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