Amy Richards is News Director for Townsquare Media-Cheyenne. She has many years of experience covering local news and is well known in the state capitol for her Legislative coverage. BA-English State University of New York. My favorite color is pink.
Wyoming’s Tax Climate Ranked #1 By The Tax Foundation
The Cowboy State’s rank remains unchanged from 2013 in the 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index.
Shutdown Has Minimal Effect on Hunter Access to Federal Lands, For Now
While there are areas that are closed, opportunity to access public lands still exists including all state of Wyoming owned lands, which remain open and available to the public.
Wyoming’s New Attorney General Sworn In
Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael officially sworn in Monday.
Save for Retirement Week Coming Up in Wyoming
Do you know how much money you will need to retire comfortably.
State Employees Impacted by Federal Shutdown
Governor Matt Mead says the federal shutdown has required the State of Wyoming to place 233 federally funded employees on furlough, effective Monday, October 7th.
Gov. Mead Declares October Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Rett syndrome is caused by mutations on the X chromosome on a gene called MECP2 and strikes all racial and ethnic groups, and occurs worldwide in 1 of every 10,000 to 23,000 female births.
Wyoming National Guard Sends About 400 People Home Due to Shutdown
Most of the people who were sent home Tuesday were the same people who were furloughed earlier this year.
Helium Stewardship Act Heading to President for Signature [UPDATE]
The Act, in addition to securing a stable supply of helium, restores $60 million of the money owed to Wyoming by the Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Fund and reduces the royalty rate on Soda Ash from 6 percent to 4 percent for the next two years.
Building Commission Approves 300k For Capitol Complex Study
The State Building Commission approved $300,000 for a Level 1 and Level 2 study of how to design the Capitol complex space most efficiently.
Three Wyomings Honored With the Blue Ribbon School Award
The Wyoming Schools have been named as Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.