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Paddling bill makes waves

December 10, 2013

A bill introduced by Rep. Cynthia Lummis could allow paddling on rivers in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

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‘Scrap the cap’ — Warren has right idea on Social Security

November 26, 2013

Kerry Drake outlines Wyoming’s congressional delegation’s stance on Social Security and his agreement with Elizabeth Warren’s plan to eliminate the cap on income subject to …

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Tea Partiers in D.C. blew $24 billion — and they would do it again

October 22, 2013

It’s embarrassing — make that outrageous — that two-thirds of Wyoming’s congressional delegation voted against last week’s last-ditch effort to reopen the government and raise …

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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.

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Lummis needs to stop marching with extreme right-wing

October 15, 2013

Losing on Obamacare didn’t change the minds of Lummis and her party, who pressed to get something from the Democrats that could be seen as …

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Dangerous congressional game was never about Obamacare

October 4, 2013

The question we in Wyoming need to ask is, “Will our delegation continue this dangerous nonsense?” Given a clean continuing resolution, will they sign it …

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House GOP wants answers on Obama aide’s role in Pavillion

September 19, 2013

Documents show that Heather Zichal operated behind the scenes as EPA prepared to release its findings that fracking had contaminated groundwater in Pavillion.

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Sage grouse hailed as job-killing weapon in ‘New War on the West’

September 5, 2013

A U.S. House committee says the Endangered Species Act is in need of an overhaul to avoid economic roadblocks from sage grouse listing.

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How a letter withheld $53M in mineral royalties from Wyoming

April 19, 2013

Moments like this underscore how easily Wyoming can lose money that flows from the federal government.

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Liz Cheney can win in Wyoming, but she has hurdles in her way

March 26, 2013

Liz Cheney definitely looks like a U.S. Senate candidate from Wyoming, but Mike Enzi may not be going anywhere, leaving her political future uncertain.

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Wyoming is no North Dakota — but then, what state is?

Commentary by WyoFile March 19, 2013 March 19, 2013

Rep. Cynthia Lummis’ comparison of private vs. federal drilling left out some important facts.

The Pitch

Enzi says “sequestration is going to happen”

February 18, 2013

Enzi says “sequestration is going to happen”
by Dustin Bleizeffer
— February 18, 2013
While on his public “listening” tour in Wyoming Monday, Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyoming) told …

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Is there a War on the West’s National Parks?

Commentary by Lisa McGee and Richard Garrett December 9, 2012 December 9, 2012

If Wyoming abandons the tourism-based segment of its’ economy, it risks the perpetuation of the boom-and-bust cycle that has plagued the state for generations.

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Wyoming went big for Romney, GOP increased dominance at home

November 9, 2012

Wyoming voters gave modest increases to the Republican Party in the state legislature while strongly supporting Mitt Romney.

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Earth’s climate is changing faster than Wyoming’s politics

November 5, 2012

It’s not “anti-industry” to understand the reality of climate change and to advocate for policies and investments that cut the carbon footprint of fossil fuels.

Columns/Blogs

Wyoming’s congressional delegates faced challengers in live debate

November 2, 2012

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Wyoming’s congressional delegates faced challengers in live debate
By Gregory Nickerson
Wyoming’s congressional incumbents held their own in a debate against challengers last …

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Debates for U.S. House and U.S. Senate to be broadcast on Wyoming PBS

October 29, 2012

Debates for U.S. House and U.S. Senate to be broadcast on Wyoming PBS
Candidates hoping to represent Wyoming in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. …

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Who is contributing to the candidates?

October 12, 2012

WyoFile takes a look at the top 100 donors funding the campaigns of Wyoming’s congressional representatives, as well as the top in-state donors to Barack …

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Feds can restrict flow of mineral revenue to Wyoming

September 25, 2012

Wyoming has long benefited from federal funds from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Trust Fund, but Congress could be putting a end to the cash flow.

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Energy policy: Take it from Wyoming

September 5, 2012

In reality, the question we must wrestle with is how much environmental degradation are we willing to accept on our public lands and in the …