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Several Bills Die In Senate Committee’s [AUDIO]
After about an hour and 45 minutes of testimony, a bill that would allow people to carry concealed guns in Wyoming K-12 schools and on college campuses died in the Senate Education committee. No one on the Senate Education Committee made a motion Friday to recommend House Bill 105 and so the bill do…
Wyoming Lottery Bill Advances
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow Wyoming to offer a lottery. The proposal passed on a 31-28 vote Monday. It now moves to the Senate for consideration. The proposal allows the state to offer a state lottery or join a multi-state lott…
Wyoming Supreme Court Declares Term Limits Unconstitutional Again
The Wyoming Supreme Court, in an opinion released today has declared that term limits for Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Auditor and Superintendent of Public Instruction are unconstitutional. The court didn’t rule on the question of whether term limits for the office of governor a…
Governor Mead Signs Superintendent Bill
Governor Matt Mead signed a bill Tuesday that transfers most of the duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to an appointed director.The Governor said the debate on the bill has been tough on everyone and the decision to sign the bill was not easy for him. It was a very tough decisi…
Wyoming Lawmakers Vote To Oust Education Chief
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill making major changes in the duties of the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction has passed the state Legislature. On Friday, the Senate proposal passed the House on 39-20 vote and the Senate then concurred with the House version on a 21-9 vote. The measure …
Cheyenne Studies Rules For Guns In City Buildings
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne city officials are considering new regulations on carrying weapons into city buildings. Mayor Rick Kaysen tells the Associated Press that new regulations could clarify gray areas in state laws, which prohibit concealed weapons at government meetings but not open…
Leak Causes Fire at Holly Frontier Refinery
No one was injured by a fire at holly frontier which began just after noon Wednesday. refinery spokesman Kevin Burke says a leak occurred in a piece of equipment adjacent to the refinery’s delayed coker unit. Burke says  the fire was extinguished at about 1:45 p.m. the investigation into…
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. Ekl…
Woman, Infant Struck In Cheyenne Hit-And-Run
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police in Cheyenne say a driver ran into a woman and her 7-month-old baby at an intersection before leaving the scene. Police spokesman Dan Long says the 26-year-old woman and the infant were taken to a nearby hospital. Their condition and identities weren’t relea…

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