WyoFile kicks off its 2014 legislative coverage with a summary of Gov. Mead’s budget proposal and a refresher on interim committee activities.
Gov Mead appoints Cheyenne attorney Kate Fox to Wyoming Supreme Court
— November 21, 2013
(Press release) Governor Matt Mead has appointed Catherine (Kate) M. Fox as …
Sen. Charles Scott’s proposed work requirement for expansion of Medicaid is another excuse to shame people because they’re poor.
Wyoming needs to encourage people to play its lottery responsibly by setting limits and treating it as entertainment, not as an investment that will eventually …
Gov Mead seeks input on Wyoming water strategy
— November 2, 2013
(Press release) Gov. Matt Mead is seeking opinions from interested individuals and groups across the …
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 …
Mead says private minerals pre-empt state’s authority, while others say the deal should have been more transparent.
Gov Mead will furlough 233 state employees who rely on federal funds
— October 4, 2013
(Press release) Today, Governor Matt Mead wrote state employees whose positions …
Bridget Hill appointed as new director of Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments
— October 3, 2013
(Press release) – Governor Matt Mead has appointed Bridget …
Wyoming legislators rebuffed Gov. Matt Mead’s call for salary raises last year. With revenue climbing, they’ll be his #1 priority for the next session.
Two years ago, Gov. Mead blamed federal inaction on energy policies for delaying a $100M partnership with GE to advance technologies for Wyoming coal.
A member of the Wyoming team in the 2013 one-shot antelope hunt in Lander, former vice-presidnet Dick Cheney enjoys hero’s welcome, slams Obamacare.
Gov Mead appoints Peter Michael as new Wyoming Attorney General
— September 4, 2013
(Press release) Governor Matt Mead has named Peter Michael as his Attorney General. …
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.
The accusation is related to a dispute between Wyoming and EPA over how Wyoming will meet federal requirements to reduce regional haze.
Pavillion residents left out of groundwater pollution negotiations could take issue with Gov. Mead’s charge that Wyo. got excluded from regional haze talks.
Coal-friendly Wyoming sees EPA regional haze plan as another Obama attack on its coal economy.
Peter Michael appointed interim Wyoming Attorney General
— July 23, 2013
(Press release) Gov. Matt Mead on Monday, July 22, named Peter Michael as the interim Wyoming …
Environmentalists say the agency is systematically disengaging from any research that could be perceived as questioning the safety of the practice.
Without buy-in from all stakeholders — especially the tribes and the Pavillion area residents — there can be no true resolution.
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