Hemp-derived product creates similar, but often more mild, effects as marijuana. Its legality is tenuous, but it’s become a big business in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Republican Party held a fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 14 meant to call out the anonymous group or individual in charge of the website WyoRINO.com. The website labels legislators as RINOs, or “Republicans in Name Only,” if their views do not align perfectly with the site’s criteria on every issue, […]
Proponents say rarely used federal heritage designation could put wind-swept region on the tourism map, though some in Natrona County are wary.
Amid concerns that a new law inadvertently disenfranchises some voters, a legislative panel delayed a decision to an October meeting.
Conservation groups say industrial emitters in the state shouldn’t get a pass on the next round of regional haze efforts.
CASPER, Wyo. — Over 150 people showed up to a public hearing at the Thyra Thomson State Office Building in Casper on Thursday night, with dozens more attending through Zoom, to reject the nearly 30% rate increase proposed by Rocky Mountain Power. No one present spoke in favor of the proposal. Rocky Mountain Power wants […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council engaged in a discussion during its work session on Tuesday, Aug. 22, regarding potential updates to city ordinances related to snow disposal and removal. The Streets Division staff conducted research in 2022 to explore potential modifications to the current Municipal Code, with a focus on mitigating issues arising […]
CASPER, Wyo. — A unique gathering aiming to shed light on an anonymous website that rates and labels Wyoming legislators who hold differing views is set to take place on Sept. 14 in Casper. The event, titled “MEETwyoRINO?” is being organized by the Natrona County Republican Party. The occasion is intended to highlight the perceived […]
The controversial bill is among a heap of election-related measures before a legislative committee meeting this week in Douglas.
CASPER, Wyo. — Reid Rasner, a Republican candidate for United States Senate, announced today that he will be hosting weekly town hall meetings across Wyoming. This will kick off his “We The People” tour, where he will be bringing a message of strength and leadership to the people of Wyoming, according to a press release […]
The EPA must reconsider its disapproval of Wyoming’s plan regarding emissions from the Wyodak power plant, and this time it must give Wyoming’s plan the consideration it deserves under the law, the U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit ruled Aug. 15.
Republicans voted in support of two election complaints lodged against the Wyoming Democratic Party in order to dispute the way the state governs political parties.
Red Lodge, Montana attorney Walter Clapp says he gave up everything to run for president in pursuit of a singular solution to the country’s woes: a larger U.S. House.
Both leaders tout Wyoming’s role in advancing carbon capture technologies, but state officials still critical of EPA’s ‘power plant rule.’
Controversial language, which drew a large crowd to the Cheyenne meeting, didn’t align with the Joint Education Committee’s interim priorities, contributing to its demise.
Lawmakers and an anti-abortion group blocked from joining Wyoming’s abortion ban case have appealed the decision to the state supreme court.
With momentum from the missing and murdered Indigenous people crisis, a notification system for adults akin to Amber alerts for children has gained broad legislative support. Mike Koshmrl, WyoFile A bill to create an alert system for abducted, kidnapped or compromised adults has thus far sailed through the Wyoming Legislature. House Bill 18 – Missing […]
The House Labor, Health and Social Services Committee voted 5-4 to recommend a bill extending healthcare coverage for new moms. Maggie Mullen, WyoFile A bill to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage cleared its first legislative hurdle of the 2023 general session on Friday — by a single vote. After giving birth, eligible mothers are currently covered […]
Task force is latest offshoot of larger state effort to address Wyoming’s teacher loss. Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile In the latest offshoot of an effort to improve Wyoming’s ability to attract and retain teachers, education officials are seeking members for a task force. The group will develop recommendations for state policymakers and district-level staff aimed at addressing a […]
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Senate President Ogden Driskill joined Republican leadership in the Wyoming Legislature in outlining priorities for the 67th General Session, which began today. The House and Senate bodies elected leaders after one round of voting per chamber. Driskill was confirmed as the President of the Senate, and Rep. Albert Sommers was confirmed Speaker of […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Energy Authority announced today that Glen Murrell intends to resign as executive director effective March 1. Under his tenure, the WEA unveiled its Energy Strategy, which champions legacy industries alongside renewables and next-generation technologies. The WEA also formed notable partnerships with Colorado, Utah and New Mexico to form the Western […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Though Wyoming’s five statewide elected officials were sworn in Monday, a handful of key positions in two of their offices remain vacant. While some turnover is normal during a transitional period following an election, according to several officials, both the offices of state treasurer and secretary of state were unable to fill […]
$1.7 trillion federal spending package includes bipartisan legislation to bolster Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program and double tribal program investment. Madelyn Beck, Wyofile Bipartisan federal legislation to increase funding for home-visiting programs that serve hundreds of Wyoming families became law Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, when President Joe Biden signed the $1.7 billion […]