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Wyoming Legislature to Convene 2024 Budget Session Monday with Joint Session 

CHEYENNE – The 67th Wyoming Legislature will convene in a joint session of the Wyoming Senate and House of Representatives on Monday at 10 a.m., during the first day of legislative proceedings of the 2024 Budget Session. At that time,…

Independent Notes: Thank you to Wyoming’s D.C. delegation for their opposition to the BLM plans in southwest Wyoming.

  I commend Wyoming’s D.C. Delegation for stepping out in front of a federal agency and throwing the penalty flag. A group of us in the Wyoming Senate will hold a steady hand and an expressionless face in similar times…

Wyo. lawmakers begin to address ethics complaints procedure in interim period

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Lawmakers dipped their toes in the waters of ethics complaints Thursday as they began reviewing a portion of the Joint Rules of the Wyoming Senate and House of…

Lawmakers see impactful legislation come out of general session

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — As the Wyoming Legislature wrapped up its general session Friday, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said impactful legislation came out of the 37-day gathering. They weighed…

Legislative Update: Day 33

Yesterday was another very busy day at the Capitol in Cheyenne. Both public galleries and lobbies were pretty much full for most of the day with people watching their legislators debate and vote on the last of the bills left…

Senate committee moves tribal hunting rights bill forward, despite opposition

By Kristen Czaban The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — On Tuesday, a Wyoming Senate committee advanced House Bill 83, which would allow the governor to negotiate off-reservation hunting agreements with recognized tribes, despite testimony from multiple tribal representatives…

Legislative session deadlines impact chambers differently

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — While there were bills that died in both the chambers of the Wyoming Legislature due this week’s general file deadline, the difference in how many was significant. Forty-eight…

Border wall funding bill fails following heated debate

By Mike Koshmrl, WyoFile.com CHEYENNE — Sen. Larry Hicks (R-Baggs) doesn’t consider himself a racist, bigot or xenophobe. In the majority floor leader’s office just off the Wyoming Senate gallery last week, he said that part of the promise of…

Dockstader endorses Senator Tara Nethercott as the next Secretary of State.

The following is a release from Dan Dockstader – Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader has withdrawn from the race for Wyoming Secretary of State and is endorsing Tara Nethercott for the position. “As we move through the election process, I…

Wyoming Legislative website provides up-to-date information on 2022 Budget Session

Cheyenne – Wyoming residents are encouraged to use the Wyoming Legislature’s website to track legislation and participate in policymaking during the 2022 Budget Session. The web address is www.wyoleg.gov and is continually updated as each bill moves through the legislative…