CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Governor Mark Gordon exercised his line-item veto authority on select portions of Senate File 151/SEA No. 90 – Wyoming prescription drug transparency act before signing it today. Gordon said it has important policy changes related to rural and independent pharmacists, a critical component of healthcare in Wyoming. He vetoed portions of the bill that could […]
The HVAC specialist is so essential to state government one lawmaker has threatened to pass a law banning his retirement.
Some lawmakers were ‘disappointed’ that the Legislature didn’t do more to address soaring residential property taxes. What they did accomplish is ‘the first step toward long-term reform,’ others said.
The governor, who must decide by March 18 whether to sign two measures outlawing abortion, is weighing questions of constitutionality and consequence.
Legislation to provide healthcare coverage to low-income mothers after giving birth met heavy opposition, but prevailed — frequently by a single vote.
State has long wrestled with how to embrace the growing industry and capture its economic benefits. New fund begins to answer that.
Lawmaker reluctant to consider new laws while a $9-million civil suit against four Missouri men is pending in federal court.
Lawmakers socked away a record $1.4 billion into savings while restoring some funds to ‘eroded’ public services.
The House Minerals Committee held a rare executive session to discuss coal shipping challenges and proprietary information with BNSF Railway.
At the direction of the Wyoming Legislature, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is poised to debut shed-antler-gathering regulations that go farther than those of any other state.
If enacted, law would prohibit voters from changing their party affiliation during the 96 days leading up to the primary election.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming residents with a first-time, nonviolent felony conviction can see their voting rights restored upon completion of their sentence. Lawmakers are now considering expanding the restoration process to other rights, including owning or using a firearm, serving on a jury and holding public office. Senate File 120 – Restoration of civil rights received the approval […]
A real estate agent’s opinion that hunters should pay financial damages for passing through the airspace of a ranch doesn’t hold water, a judge stated.
A small Wyoming oil company is behind a bill that would force CO2 capture at coal smokestacks.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Governor Mark Gordon took action on eight bills on Saturday, Feb. 18. The governor signed the following bills into law over the weekend: HB0035: Day-care certification requirement amendments HB0082: Defendant mental illness examinations – amendments HB0160: Driver’s license veterans designation replacing DD form 214 HB0147: Unlawful trespass signage – taking of wildlife […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Super Tag raffle raised $1.87 million for conservation in 2023. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s program saw another record-breaking round of ticket sales, bolstered by hunters vying for 11 chances to get a license for the state’s premier big and trophy game. Created by Gov. Matt Mead and the […]
The measure would make it easier for counties to form their own EMS tax districts. Not everyone was sold on it, however.
The Senate employed a rarely used rule to resurrect failed legislation and thwart the will of one of its committees.
The bill doubles down on the Legislature’s bet on Wyoming families, investing in Wyoming people and promoting economic development and diversification.
Bill strolling through the Legislature would make erroneous private property postings a criminal offense with fines up to $10K.
Hunters protest a measure that would have justified ‘termination’ of criminal trespass by landowners, their agents.
An abnormally high number of bills perished after failing to meet deadlines, leaving lawmakers divided on what that says about the House and its leadership.
In the Wyoming Senate, worries about finite funds to handle in-state issues beat back a bombastic bill designed to shine a light on border insecurity issues several states away.