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Business relief program funding for agriculture coming in November

◆ Business Council is in the process of finalizing the new Agriculture Fund. Provided by the Wyoming Business Council Governor Mark Gordon has allocated $90 million in federal CARES Act funding to help the state’s agriculture industry recover from the…

Governor Utilizes CARES Funds to Provide Free COVID-19 Testing for Wyoming Residents

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has made free, at-home COVID-19 testing available to the state’s residents. The saliva test is administered by Vault Health and allows residents to get results at home without needing to visit a healthcare provider. Wyoming…

Gordon backs Barrasso’s Endangered Species Act amendments

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon testified to a congressional committee in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday in support of legislation amending the Endangered Species Act that its proponents say would give…

Coronavirus health orders extended again

By Joshua Wolfson, Seth Klamann and Brandon Foster Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — The public health orders put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Wyoming will remain in place through at least Sept. 15….

Gordon unveils details of initial budget cuts

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon revealed the details of Wyoming’s initial round of budget cuts Wednesday afternoon, with state agencies cutting more than $250 million to essential programs and eliminating…

Wyoming’s Bold Bid to Diversify Investments with Land Purchase is on Hold

—————- Occidental Petroleum has announced that it is negotiating with a bidder for the millions of acres of land grant properties offered for sale earlier this year in southern Wyoming. That bidder is not the State of Wyoming, but as…

Cheney, Barrasso reject suggestion of election delay

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — After President Donald Trump tweeted the idea of delaying the November election, several Republicans in Congress quickly rejected the idea Thursday, and two of Wyoming’s federal delegates were…

Public health orders extended as Wyoming cases jump by 64

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — As Wyoming reported its single-day record for increase in lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Gov. Mark Gordon announced the state’s current public health orders have been extended through Aug….

Growing tensions with China could affect land deal

————————- By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — If Wyoming plans to double down on minerals to save its future, then trona – one of the Equality State’s most critical natural resources – is probably its…

Budget Cuts Approved by Governor Gordon total more than $250 Million

Governor signs Executive Order to consolidate Human Resources Personnel for additional savings CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon has announced deep budget cuts for the current two-year budget cycle totaling more than $250 million, or nearly 10% of the state’s…