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.
Another effort this year by state lawmakers to get Wyoming on one set time has failed in the state House.
House Bill 0250 would have stopped police or family from intervening in someone’s ability to purchase or use a firearm if that person shows signs of being a threat to themselves or others.
Senate set to review measure that would justify landowners or agents who use force to stop what they believe is a crime of trespass.
Today is the last day legislations can come out of the Committee of the Whole in each chamber and Senate Joint Resolution 4 is on the chopping block.
The following is not an exhaustive list of bill activity this week in the Legislature, but features many bills that would impact a significant portion of Wyoming’s population.
A heap of bills would ease the burden of rising property taxes for residents. One that would come at a cost to local government and education funding has lawmakers divided.
Nonresident hunters looking to take some Wyoming wildlife may find increased fees — some more than double — in 2024 if lawmakers continue to support House Bill 0200.
CASPER, Wyo. — From preventing ballot harvesting to prohibiting pornography in schools to criminalizing sexual relations between a police officer and a person in custody, lawmakers in Wyoming’s 67th Legislature introduced dozens of bills this week and considered others that have been making their rounds through committees. The following is not an exhaustive list of […]
Senate Joint Resolution SJ0005 will recognize and congratulate the Air Force on its anniversary and draw attention to its connection to Wyoming.