Oil and gas operators have idled thousands of coal-bed methane gas wells in Wyoming in recent years, creating a multi-million environmental liability.
WyoFile kicks off its 2014 legislative coverage with a summary of Gov. Mead’s budget proposal and a refresher on interim committee activities.
Trustees should not plunge head-first into the search for UW’s next president without reflection on the mistakes made with Sternberg’s appointment.
Sen. Charles Scott’s proposed work requirement for expansion of Medicaid is another excuse to shame people because they’re poor.
Is it appropriate to spend $35K of state money to assess whether the University of Wyoming’s win-loss record can be improved, and how to do …
Wyoming brought in $346M in investment income in 2013. Revenue estimators predict the state will have flat to declining income over the next few years.
After the 2012 Carbon Sink controversy, University of Wyoming trustees are reluctant to follow a legislative directive to oversee public art on the campus.
Controversy seems to follow Wyoming’s new education chief, Richard Crandall, wherever he goes. He’s sure to have critics in the Equality State too.
Andrew Johnson, recently exonerated thanks to DNA evidence, deserves a place to live and a fresh start.
GOP leaders in Wyoming have not only delayed changes under Obamacare, they’re doing their best to squelch any efforts to tell people about what the …
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.
Group aims to increase women’s leadership in Wyoming
Nearly 300 women were elected to city, county, and state positions in last November’s elections, and at least …
You may not agree with the positions taken by the legislature, but how they get it done is admirable.
Wyoming’s legislative committees will meet in the interim to discuss topics ranging from juvenile justice to landfill remediation.
With the stroke of a pen Gov. Mead made available $60 million in emergency fire funding for this summer.
Jeffrey Lockwood thinks the debate over allowing guns in Wyoming schools isn’t about liberal or conservative values, but rather about common decency.
The Wyo. Senate committee took no action on HB 105 – Citizens’ and Students’ Self-Defense Act, leaving the bill to die a procedural death.
Director of Education bill passes Senate, opponents doubt constitutionality
By Gregory Nickerson
January 16, 2013
The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill to transfer duties of the Superintendent …
From now until early March, Wyoming’s capitol becomes a hive of activity. Check Capitol Beat for short updates and weekly coverage.
Want the state legislature to hear you out? Here’s an overview of the surprising variety of ways you can make your voice heard.
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