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Don’t saddle Wyoming students with climate-denial politics

March 25, 2014

Gov. Mead’s and state lawmakers’ political take on climate science would earn an “F” in any 7th-grade science course in Wyoming — at the moment.

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Wyoming spends $259M to halt decay of aging Capitol building

March 4, 2014

Lawmakers have approved $259 million to restore the Wyoming State Capitol and move offices into the adjacent Herschler Building.

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State lawmakers Canada-bound to tour energy complex as model for Wyoming

February 26, 2014

State lawmakers Canada-bound to tour energy complex as model for Wyoming
by Geoff O’Gara, Wyoming PBS (published with permission)
— February 26, 2014
Geoff O’Gara, Wyoming PBS
CHEYENNE – Nine Wyoming …

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House speaker Lubnau introduces measure similar to ALEC model bill

February 13, 2014

Rep. Tom Lubnau (R-Gillette) and Rep. David Miller introduced House Bill 27 that borrows language from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Legislature Blog

Activist conservatives chafe under Wyo’s ‘moderate’ GOP leadership

February 13, 2014

Legislative leaders know that underneath the surface a battle is underway for the political heart of the state, and it is waged within the Republican …

Legislature Blog

O’Gara: Kill Bill(s); Nonbudget measures go down in flames, up in smoke

February 12, 2014

O’Gara: Kill Bill(s); Nonbudget measures go down in flames, up in smoke
by Geoff O’Gara, Wyoming PBS (published with permission)
— February 12, 2014

Geoff O’Gara, Wyoming PBS
At …

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House should cut its losses in Cindy Hill probe

January 28, 2014

The Legislature has painted itself into a corner. After rushing to take away Cindy Hill’s powers in 2013, launching their own investigation has always seemed …

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Lubnau: Children might die without Wyoming coal exports

May 23, 2013

Getting Asia hooked on cheaply produced PRB coal would delay the development of more efficient and lower greenhouse gas emission energy resources. From a climate …

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Gov and legislators clash on savings, agree on spending

February 5, 2013

The current version of the 2014 budget bill moves the state away from the short-term, liquid savings approach recommended by Gov. Mead.

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Amid national gun reform, Wyoming takes contrarian stance

January 29, 2013

Amidst a national effort to curb firearm violence, Wyoming’s lawmakers have introduced measures aimed at protecting and expanding the right to bear arms.

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Will social issues heat up Wyoming’s winter session?

December 18, 2012

Social issues such as gun rights, same-sex marriage and abortion will shake up the upcoming legislative session.

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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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Wyoming’s leaders reveal weakness in Carbon Sink controversy

October 2, 2012

Gov. Matt Mead announced he will ask the legislature to remove him from a review board that was established to approve or disapprove of artwork …

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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 …

The Pitch

Carbon Sink art censorship discussion continues at WNYC

August 6, 2012

Carbon Sink art censorship discussion continues at WNYC
Prompted by WyoFile’s feature essay, “Behind the Carbon Curtain; Art and Freedom in Wyoming,” WNYC’s Studio 360 has …

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Coal Connections: Wyoming-Chinese delegation tout solidarity on cleaner coal

June 26, 2012

A first-hand report on the “advanced coal” forum that brought a delegation of Wyoming’s university and elected officials to China’s Shaanxi Province.

Legislature

Walrus in the room

February 15, 2012

Walrus in the room

This Wyoming Capitol Outlook blog post by Geoff O’Gara originally published Tuesday February 14, 2012. Capitol Outlook is a program of Wyoming …