Contact Us
Legislative Report

Legislative Report - Page 4

[

Committee Unanimously endorses state Department of Education Bill

A House committee has unanimously endorsed a bill that would change who runs the state Department of Education.

Read More|Comment

Wyoming State Capitol (Amy Richards/TSM)
Wyoming State Capitol (Amy Richards/TSM)
[

Medicaid, budgets and Education Debated [AUDIO]

The Wyoming Senate is considering a bill that would try and reform the state's Medicaid program. Senator Charlie Scott, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Social Services Committee,says that could be difficult because of the limitations put on the state's by the federal government

Read More|Comment

[

House Speaker On Education Bill [AUDIO]

Two weeks into the legislative session, several big issues have already made their way through at least one chamber.

Read More|Comment

Wyoming House (Amy Richards/TSM)
Wyoming House (Amy Richards/TSM)
[

Gas Tax Passes the House, Heading to the Senate [AUDIO]

A proposal to raise Wyoming fuel taxes by a dime a gallon has passed the Wyoming House on a 35-24 vote.The bill would raise the tax from the existing rate of 14 cents a gallon up to 24 cents. Proponents say the hike would raise about $70 million a year for the state highway system and local governments

Read More|Comment

[

Gas Tax Increase Moves Forward In House [AUDIO]

A proposal to raise Wyoming fuel taxes by a dime a gallon has passed second reading in the house. The house rejected a proposed amendment that would have increased the tax on diesel fuel more while increasing the tax on gasoline less.

Read More|Comment

Wyoming State Capitol-Cheyenne
Wyoming State Capitol-Cheyenne
[

Ed Bill Passes Senate, Heads to House [AUDIO]

The Wyoming Senate approved legislation removing the State Superintendent of Public Instruction as administrative head of the state department of education. The senate passed the bill on third and final reading by a 20-10 vote

Read More|Comment

Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
[

Legislative Committee Passes Fuel Tax Increase Bill [AUDIO]

The house revenue committee voted 7-2 to recommend approval of a bill to hike fuel taxes by a dime. The tax would increase from 14 cents to 24 cents a gallon on gasoline.

Committee member Laramie County Representative John Eklund (HD-10), tried to amend the bill to add a sunset date for the tax

Read More|Comment

[

Education Reorganization Bill Clears Two Committees [AUDIO]

A proposed bill to drastically reduce the administrative role of Wyoming's top state public schools official has cleared two committees.

The proposal would remove the Wyoming Superintendent of public instruction as head of the state department of education. it would create a new director of the agency who would be appointed by the governor. The bill passed the Senate Education Committee by a 5-0 vote and the Senate Appropriations Committee by a 4-1 vote. It now goes to the full Senate.

Read More|Comment

[

Wyoming Legislators Sworn In, Get To Work [AUDIO]

The 62nd Wyoming Legislature has convened in Cheyenne for its general session, which is set to run through early March. The budget, healthcare and education seem to be the top issues on lawmakers minds.

Read More|Comment

wyoguard, Flickr
wyoguard, Flickr
[

Wyoming Legislature to Tackle Budget, Healthcare and Taxes [AUDIO]

The general session of the 62nd Wyoming Legislature officially begins Tuesday and the supplemental budget will be the biggest issue lawmakers will tackle. Rep. Tom Lubnau, Incoming Speaker of the Wyoming House says with the decrease in income that the state has, there's not a lot of room for legislative initiative

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k2radio.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive K2 Fan Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.