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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…

Wyoming delegation votes in favor of multibillion-dollar relief packages

By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Wyoming’s congressional delegation voted in favor of billions of dollars in stimulus funding Wednesday afternoon, supporting a bipartisan effort to stabilize the U.S. economy as the coronavirus outbreak threatens…

Short announces bid for U.S. Senate seat; Lummis garners support from current Wyoming delegation

Short announces bid for US Senate DOUGLAS (WNE) — Converse County Commissioner Robert Short has formally announced his run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Mike Enzi. The two-term Republican commissioner held a kick-off rally Monday at Glenrock’s Hotel…

Wyoming News Briefs: February 6, 2020

Man pleads guilty to 2018 murder LOVELL (WNE) — A little more than two years since the murder of Carol Jean Barnes, suspect Donald Joe Crouse appeared in Big Horn County Fifth Judicial District Court late in the afternoon of…

WYDOT expresses appreciation to Barrasso

Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) officials are pleased with the work U.S. Sen. John Barrasso and other federal lawmakers did to protect highway funding. Congress repealed the $7.6 billion rescission of federal-aid highway contract authority this week that would have…

Poll shows Cheney ahead of Lummis in potential Senate race

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – A poll published Wednesday shows U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney leading former Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis by 20 percentage points in a potential race for the U.S. Senate seat being…

Barrasso transportation bill could help Wyo. chip away at needs

By Ramsey Scott, Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — A bipartisan federal transportation bill backed by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., would increase funding by 27% and start to help Wyoming address massive infrastructure needs. But even with…

Wyoming News Briefs: March 25, 2019

The Star Valley Independent is a part of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. Company wants to bring hail mitigation techniques to Cheyenne CHEYENNE (WNE) —  A North Dakota company wants to bring its cloud-seeding…

Wyoming U.S. Delegation Report: December 1, 2017

Wyoming’s U.S. Delegation is working on coal leasing and tax reform as November transitions into December. • Cheney addresses wants coal leasing moratorium dropped U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, (R-WY) is moving a bill (H.R. 1178) through the process that would…

Serving Wyoming: The latest from Cheney, Barrasso & Enzi

Cheney-pleased with Klaassen: Congressman Liz Cheney said she is pleased the Senate has confirmed Mark Klaassen to serve as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming. She said,  “President Trump recognized Gillette native Klaassen’s experience and ability when he nominated…