Gov Mead Calling For Employee Pay Raises in Proposed Budget
The Governor said he wants to tie some of the additional salary money to employee evaluations so the state can reward exceptional performers with merit pay increases.
Governor Matt Mead Wants Agencies to Reduce Rules By One-Third
Mead says having fewer rules will make government more efficient and transparent to the public and lighten the regulatory burden.
Lawsuit Over Fate of Y Cross Ranch Argued Before The Wyoming Supreme Court
Davis donated the 50,000-acre ranch to the Colorado State University Research Foundation and University of Wyoming Foundation in 1997.
Cindy Hill Files Open Records Lawsuit
Hill is seeking correspondence from several employees in the governor's office and the state agency as well as department contracts and other financial agreements.
McCullough Speaks at Governor Mead’s Business Forum
McCullough stressed the importance of education and urged continued emphasis on teaching children history and the humanities. He made the point that no computer ever has had an idea of its own.
Tornados Rip Through the Midwest Sunday
In central Illinois, the town of Washington appeared particularly hard-hit, with one resident saying his neighborhood was wiped out in a matter of seconds by a tornado.
UW Names Interim Dean of UW College of Law
Stephen Easton resigned as dean the College of Law this week over President Bob Sternberg's decision to create a task force to look at whether the school needed more emphasis on oil and gas law. A permanent replacement is being sought.
Officials Will Spend $4.5 Million To Finish Designs for Capitol Renovation
State officials have agreed to spend $4.5 million to finish designs for the Capitol renovation even though officials haven't decided whether to include an expansion in the project.
Study: Tributary of Snake River Near Wilson Has High Levels of Algae
The report by the U.S. Geological Survey assesses water quality and biological health of Fish Creek.
Despite Gast Tax Increase Officials Say More Money Still Needed For Roads
The 10-cent fuel tax hike lawmakers passed earlier in the year went into effect July 1. It is expected to generate $72.4 million a year for the state. But only about $47 million of that goes to highways each year.