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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…

COVID-19 Interruption Fund closes as demand exceeds expectations

◆ While the Interruption Fund has closed, the Business Council expects to open Ongoing Relief Fund to eligible businesses in mid-July. By Ron Gullberg Strategic Partnerships Director Wyoming Business Council Wyoming small business owners’ demand for COVID-19 Business Relief Interruption…

Legislators eye mineral tax cuts

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers mulled ways to prop up the ailing oil and gas industry Monday, including possible cuts to state mineral taxes. The Legislature’s Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development…

Governor Gordon opens 2020 RISE Award nominations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon, in partnership with the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), has opened the 2020 application period for the Wyoming Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award. This new award, passed by Congress in 2019 and overseen by…

Gov. Gordon to address current health orders during April 22 Weekday Wakeup on SVI Radio

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has scheduled time to speak to radio listeners in western Wyoming as part of SVI Media’s Weekday Wakeup morning show.  Gov. Gordon will address the ongoing battle against COVID-19 as well as current health orders. In Star…

State eyes uncertain federal aid and cuts as revenues plunge

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com The Legislature and Gov. Mark Gordon began this week to square up to plummeting state revenues with plans for a special legislative session, calls for flexibility in the use of federal funds, indications of budget cuts…

Lawmakers to prepare emergency legislation

By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Legislative leaders voted unanimously on Thursday to pursue several pieces of emergency legislation, all but guaranteeing the Wyoming Legislature will meet in its first special session since 2004. In…