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Legislators say budget work will be easier, but still tough

By Stephen Dow The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — Even in relatively easy years, the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee, which entered its second full week of budget discussions Monday, has a lot of work to do….

Wyoming Legislature confirms special session on October 26

The following is a proclamation from the Wyoming Legislature website – PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, Article 3, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Wyoming authorizes the Wyoming Legislature, upon written request to the presiding officers of each house by…

Legislature launches redistricting webpage

SHERIDAN (WNE) —  The Wyoming Legislature has launched a webpage dedicated to providing the public with up-to-date information regarding this year’s legislative redistricting. A link to the webpage is now prominently displayed on the Legislature’s homepage at wyoleg.gov. The page provides the public…

Legislators begin redistricting process

By Carrie Haderlie The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — To protect the honored “one person, one vote” rule, the number of people within each voting district in any given state should generally be the same as in…

Stun and dismay follow political espionage revelations

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com Wealthy conservative donor Susan Gore was a key financier of a years-long  effort to spy on Wyoming Democrats and Republicans, an article published Friday by the New York Times revealed, shining a light on the lengths…

Budget proposals finalized in House, Senate

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — After two days without meeting due to the historic winter storm that hit southeast Wyoming last weekend, state lawmakers will return to the Capitol Wednesday with a divide…

Bill to keep fossil fuel plants open approved by committee

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A bill to prevent Wyoming fossil fuel plant closures cleared a legislative committee on Wednesday, despite opposition from the public, consumer advocates and several utility companies. House Bill 166…

Representative Heiner updates community on pending legislation

Representative Scott Heiner from House District 18 phoned in to speak with SVI media’s Duke Dance on Feb 25. He shared the latest from the legislature and spoke about some pieces of legislation upcoming. Legislators went back into committee work…

Standing Committees to meet next week; Legislature to reconvene on March 1

Cheyenne – The Wyoming Legislature will hold three days of standing committee meetings next week leading up to the reconvening of the 2021 General Session on March 1. The purpose of the meetings is to consider and take public testimony…

Legislator proposes consolidation of school districts

By Kathryn Palmer Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Facing massive cuts to the state’s K-12 schools budget, one lawmaker has proposed a bill to study the cost-saving benefits of consolidating Wyoming’s 48 school districts into 24….