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Barrasso, Hageman decline to debate, opponents frustrated

By Hannah Shields Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Challenging candidates are frustrated after incumbents U.S. Rep. Harriet Hageman, and U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., declined to appear in a primary debate hosted by Wyoming PBS,…

Barrasso Bill to Ban Russian Uranium Imports Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) released the following statement after President Biden signed into law his bipartisan legislation to ban Russian uranium imports into the United States. “Today, we officially ended Russia’s chokehold on America’s uranium supply,”…

Wyoming delegation responds to federal regulations ‘targeting American energy’

• Government leaders warn of effect on jobs and power supply. Wyoming’s U.S. Delegation, the Governor and Lincoln County Commission have responded to U.S. Environmental Protection’s Agency’s proposal to put more restriction on coal power plans across the nation. The…

Barrasso criticizes Biden administration’s new power plant rule

  By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via- Wyoming News Exchange GILLETTE — Last week, the Biden administration finalized a rule that compels coal power plants and new natural gas-fired power plants to cut or capture 90% of their climate…

Senators applaud passage of ban on Russian uranium

CHEYENNE (WNE) — U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., applauded the unanimous passage Tuesday of H.R. 1042, a bill to ban Russian uranium imports into the United States. H.R. 1042 was sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers,…

Independent Notes: Funding our towns and counties and working with our D.C. delegation

  As Wyoming’s budget is worked over every two years in the Legislature, it includes funding from the state to local governments, called Direct Distribution. Putting this together is a two year process and the funding is divided accordingly. This…

Wyoming Congressional Delegation Pushes for Answers from Postmaster on Potential Closings

 • Sens. Barrasso, Lummis, and Rep. Hageman, fight to keep mail processing facilities in Wyoming Washington, DC – This week, U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis and Representative Harriet Hageman, all R-Wyo., sent a letter to United States Postal Service…

D.C. Delegation: U.S. border and Rock Springs BLM management

• Hageman has bill to stop BLM Draft Plan, Lummis says every state a border state and Barrasso travels to the border. U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis  The Biden administration’s open-door policy at our southwest border has not only jeopardized our…

Barrasso, Lummis vote to ban federal mask mandates

CHEYENNE (WNE) — This week, U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., praised the U.S. Senate for passing Ohio Sen. JD Vance’s amendment to the Senate minibus appropriations bill prohibiting the Department of Transportation from using any federal…

Wyoming leadership opposes BLM designation on 1.8 mill acres

• Wyoming delegation, Gov, LC Comm. oppose BLM proposal. Public comment taken.  At the end of the summer the Bureau of Land Management announced a change in management policy for the agency’s land in Wyoming. In the announcement, the BLM…