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ARPA Funds the focus of future investment

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon, Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader and Speaker of the House Eric Barlow jointly recognize that Wyoming has a rare opportunity to invest in the future of the state with funds from the federal American Rescue…

Nuclear power plant to be built on the site of retired coal-powered plant

The following is a release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  TerraPower and PacifiCorp, today announced efforts to advance a Natrium™ reactor demonstration project at a retiring coal plant in Wyoming. The companies are evaluating several potential…

Mask Mandate Remains As Other Public Health Orders Ease

Wyoming’s public health orders related to COVID-19 have eased as active case counts continue to decline locally and statewide. On Thursday, February 25, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced the changes, which took effect on March 1. Public Health Order #3,…

Governor Gordon: State of the State address

Governor Mark Gordon addressed the 66th session of the Wyoming Legislature and the entire state of Wyoming on March 2 in his State of the State address. Gordon offered his remarks from the historic restored Wyoming Supreme Court Chamber. Gordon…

Governor Gordon’s Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force to Meet to Review Findings of Statewide Report

Press release from the office of Governor Mark Gordon CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Gordon’s Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons (“M&MIP”) Task Force will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, February 17th, to review the findings of Wyoming’s first Murder and Missing…

Governor Gordon Unveils His Initiative to Strengthen and Expand Wyoming’s Economic Pillars 

The following information was released Feb 4 by Governor Mark Gordon’s press office. Multi-pronged Effort Will Boost Wyoming’s Energy, Tourism and Agriculture Sectors CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Gordon is taking steps to expand Wyoming’s economic recovery, with a series of…

Governor Unveils Higher Education Initiative with New Approach and Collaboration between UW, Community Colleges

The following is a press release from the office of Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled a proposal for modernizing and refocusing Wyoming’s higher education system. The initiative, called the Wyoming Innovation Network (WIN),…

UW to identify $20 million in cuts

CASPER (WNE) — The University of Wyoming is aiming to find $15-20 million to cut from academic programs by July, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Anne Alexander told the Board of Trustees in a work session Friday….

Bars, Restaurants Can Resume Late Night Service After Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced a return to normal operating hours for bars and restaurants, praising the response by Wyomingites that has resulted in a decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations around the state. Effective January 9, updated health orders…

Lawmakers weighing options for 2021 general session

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE —  After state lawmakers decided last month to delay most of the 2021 general session beyond January due to COVID-19 concerns, plans for the 66th Wyoming Legislature are still…