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After defeating Teeters, what will Steinmetz do for an encore?

August 26, 2014

Steinmetz supporters were upset with Teeters’ role in the “Hill Bill” and the NGSS blockade maneuver.

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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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Wyoming GOP debates for Governor and Treasurer analyzed

August 12, 2014

In yesterday’s televised debate for the GOP primary for governor, viewers saw a mixture of the anti-federal impulses within the state’s Republican party.

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GOP candidates for Wyoming governor & treasurer debate on PBS

August 12, 2014

Gov. Matt Mead and Treasurer Mark Gordon faced off against their GOP primary challengers in a live debate that aired on Wyoming PBS August 11.

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Eleven primary races that could change Wyoming politics

August 5, 2014

Several key primary races could change the direction of Wyoming politics.

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Gov. Mead explores Medicaid expansion even as he opposes it

August 3, 2014

Gov. Matt Mead is seeking a second term. One of his first acts as governor was to join a lawsuit against the federal Affordable Care …

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Superintendent hopefuls call for new chapter in education

July 22, 2014

Candidates for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction are vying to lead the Department of Education into a new, less controversial era.

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State gives CBM operator 4 months to turn on wells despite overwhelming doubts

July 16, 2014

In a hearing that lasted nearly 4 hours on Tuesday, the OGCC staff laid out why Patriot and High Plains are not deserving of another …

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Local proponents back new Climate Science Students Bill of Rights

July 10, 2014

A Climate Science Students Bill of Rights has been created, in response to the Wyoming Legislature’s stealth move to censor K-12 science standards.

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Gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar talks energy policy

July 8, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says there’s more to Wyoming’s energy challenges than simply suing EPA.

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BLM mixes oil, grouse in Lander plan

July 1, 2014

Federal land managers incorporate Wyoming’s sage grouse “core areas” protection strategy in hopes to avoid ESA listing.

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Lawmakers should have done homework before banning NGSS

July 1, 2014

Lawmakers justified banning the board of education from even discussing Next Generation Science Standards based on a belief that parents were left out of the …

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Mead wants feedback on more Wyoming dams

June 24, 2014

A survey seeks feedback to guide planning for new Wyoming dams and water projects under Gov. Matt Mead’s statewide water strategy.

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Conservatives challenge Mead in Wyoming governors’ race

June 17, 2014

Two conservative Republicans are aiming to unseat incumbent Gov. Matt Mead in the August 19 primary for the 2014 Wyoming governors’ race.

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Mead wants feds to reverse sage grouse status

June 17, 2014

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead wants the federal government remove the sage grouse as a candidate for protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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Results of Gov Mead’s Wyoming Water Strategy focus of public meeting June 4 in Casper

May 29, 2014

On June 4th in Casper state officials will present the results of the listening sessions regarding Gov. Mead’s Wyoming Water Strategy.

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Wyo. governor pushing Jewell to quickly delist Yellowstone grizzlies

May 27, 2014

Environmental groups have had differing opinions on whether to delist the grizzlies in the Yellowstone region.

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Wyoming hires Mark Watson as oil and gas supervisor

May 13, 2014

Watson served as interim supervisor since the April 1 departure of Grant Black who had served just barely a year on the job. Watson was …

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Why is Wyoming meddling in New York’s gun laws?

May 13, 2014

Wyoming’s gun lobby preaches about states’ rights, and the fundamental premise that states should make their own decisions about guns within their borders.

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Gov Mead asks EPA to withdraw its greenhouse gas rule for coal

May 9, 2014

For Wyoming’s economy — and for the world’s climate-prone populations and environment — the market-only and no regulation approach may be too little too late.