Equality State Policy Center

Casper Breakfast To Honor Work Place Fatalities
Since 1992, one Wyoming worker has died on the job, on average, every 10 days. Those numbers come from the Equality State Policy Center. ESPC also reminds us that Wyoming has one of the worst on-the-job fatality rates in the nation. April 28th is International Worker Memorial Day and here in Casper …
More Light For Wyoming Sunshine Laws
Government watchdogs and the general public in Wyoming have new tools to keep track of what agencies and boards are doing. The budget session that ended Thursday advanced two bills that address concerns rising out of the digital age. Dan Neal with the Equality State Policy Center says one bill bans …
ESPC Goes To Washington
As Washington gets closer to hammering out a federal budget. Watch dog groups monitoring the process have big concerns for proposed cuts to social service programs.  Wyoming’s, Dan Neal, of the Equality State Policy Center, is in Washington this week meeting with our state’s congr…
Wyo Legislature Looks At Mapping Campaign Spending
from the Wyoming News Service One of the items on the Wyoming Legislature’s to-do list is a result of the U-S Supreme Court ruling in the “Citizens United” case related to corporations and direct spending in elections. Current Wyoming law that prohibits corporations and unions f…
Preexisting Conditions? No Problem.
Chronic health problems and no current insurance coverage are ‘no problem’ under the new Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan being offered in Wyoming.  Only a couple of dozen people have signed up for the insurance so far – the coverage is part of federal healthcare refor…