congress

The Drake's Take Kerry Drake

Obamacare isn’t to blame for death of Lummis’ husband

December 16, 2014

Rep. Cynthia Lummis misrepresented that the Affordable Care Act played a role in her husband’s death.

Featured Thumbnail image for Northern Arapaho file lawsuit over Large Employer mandate

Northern Arapaho file lawsuit over Large Employer mandate

December 10, 2014

The Northern Arapaho argue that IRS improperly counts them as a “Large Employer,” banning Tribal workers from the ACA’s subsidized health insurance.

The Drake's Take Kerry Drake - WyoFile

With unemployed drowning, Congress hands them an anchor

December 24, 2013

Emergency Unemployment Compensation will run out three days after Christmas — an unnecessary hit on families and the nation’s economic recovery.

Capitol Beat Thumbnail image for Wyoming delegation splits votes on ending shutdown, debt ceiling lift

Wyoming delegation splits votes on ending shutdown, debt ceiling lift

October 19, 2013

Sen. Mike Enzi and Rep. Cynthia Lummis voted against the bill that reopened the federal government, while Sen. John Barrasso supported it.

Peaks To Plains Thumbnail image for Shutdown reminds us of the importance of public lands

Shutdown reminds us of the importance of public lands

October 15, 2013

Column: The closure of our National Parks during the government shutdown should serve as a reminder to people about the importance of public lands.

Economy Thumbnail image for Barrasso, Enzi, Lummis walk GOP line on shutdown, debt limit

Barrasso, Enzi, Lummis walk GOP line on shutdown, debt limit

October 9, 2013

Leading up to the October 1st shutdown, Wyoming’s delegation all voted to make changes to the Affordable Care Act a condition of funding the government.

The Pitch

Barrasso bill would double length of grazing permits

February 8, 2013

Barrasso bill would double length of grazing permits
Reprinted with permission from Environment & Energy Publishing, LLC. www.eenews.net. Not for republication by Wyoming media.
By Phil Taylor, …

The Pitch

Ocean Industries’ Luthi discusses House action to overturn drilling plan

July 25, 2012

Ocean Industries’ Luthi discusses House action to overturn drilling plan
— A video transcript by Environment & Energy TV. Reprinted with permission from Environment & Energy Publishing, LLC. …

Policy Thumbnail image for GOP bills seek to speed approval of energy projects

GOP bills seek to speed approval of energy projects

April 24, 2012

House Republicans seek to accelerate national energy development. However, their measures are at odds with the oil and gas leasing reforms at the heart of …

The Sage Grouse Thumbnail image for Societal Meltdown

Societal Meltdown

by The Sage Grouse January 17, 2012 January 17, 2012

Societal Meltdown
Remember the shockingly sudden loss of civility during the debate over reform of what everyone knows is a failed health care system; loud, rude …

Energy Report Thumbnail image for Brinksmanship dims future of Wyo coal

Brinksmanship dims future of Wyo coal

August 11, 2011

When it comes to climate policy, Wyoming’s congressional delegation is engaged in the same type of brinksmanship that downgraded America’s credit rating and sent the …