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Lawmakers back off effort to curb impending Wyoming electricity hike

by Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Lawmakers agreed Wednesday to change course on a raft of legislation that was hastily thrown together in recent weeks in hopes of heading off Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed 29.2% electricity rate increase. After hearing pleas to proceed with caution, a legislative committee agreed to set aside some of the draft bills, including […]

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Agency that certifies Wyoming’s cops can’t access their files

by Tennessee Watson, WyoFile The state agency that certifies Wyoming’s law enforcement officers doesn’t have the authority it needs to effectively investigate misconduct violations, the agency’s top official says.  The Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission has been repeatedly denied access to officers’ personnel records — including those belonging to controversial former Albany County sheriff’s deputy […]