Cynthia Lummis

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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.

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Temper tantrum isn’t helping Republicans govern

November 25, 2014

If the House doesn’t like what’s happening, it should preempt Obama’s order by passing a bill on immigration reform.

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Voters across Wyoming endorse Republicans and local control

November 5, 2014

In Wyoming’s Republican sweep, voters favored incumbents and local control in education issues, and said ‘no’ to out-of-state university trustees.

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Could federal protection mire sage grouse conservation?

October 28, 2014

If greater sage grouse are put on threatened or endangered list, some fear state support and sportsmen’s money will evaporate.

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Green River dams get little support in survey

September 30, 2014

Ten smaller reservoirs eyed for decade-long construction push

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Mead, Murray, and Balow win contested primary races

August 20, 2014

Wyoming primary election results came in late last night, bringing to a close several contested races in the GOP primary.

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What you won’t hear from Enzi, Lummis on campaign trail

August 5, 2014

Enzi, Lummis may have discovered limits to the effectiveness of bashing federal bureaucrats.

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Delegation wants Grand Teton to keep road open

August 3, 2014

Delegation wants Grand Teton to keep road open

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Gov Mead begs for coal’s rescue while denying man’s role in climate crisis

May 16, 2014

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he understands the market realities of climate and coal, but remains “skeptical” of climate warnings.

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Arapaho promote mediation in reservation border dispute

May 6, 2014

A symposium in Riverton will explore possibilities for mediating the Wind River Reservation border dispute arising from an EPA decision.

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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.