Gov. Matt Mead

Gov. Mead Moving Forward With Energy Policy
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is pushing forward with development of an energy policy for the state. Mead’s staff has been meeting with Wyoming energy producers as well as conservation groups and others since early summer. The planning process has identified four major t…
Mead, Sullivan, Simpson To Address Business Forum
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead, former Gov. Mike Sullivan and former Sen. Alan Simpson will be among the featured speakers at a business forum in Cheyenne later this week. All three will be dinner speakers Wednesday at the Wyoming Business Alliance 30th Annual Wyoming Forum. The dinner …
Mead Keeps Inside DEQ In Choosing New Director
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead stuck close to home by choosing a veteran administrator at the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to lead the state agency. This week, Todd Parfitt replaces John Corra, who is retiring after nine years as DEQ director. The DEQ is responsible for e…
Gov. Mead Pushes Broadband As Way To Grow Economy
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead wants to continue expanding access to high-speed Internet in Wyoming as a means to spurring economic growth. About 80 percent of all Wyoming homes have access to broadband services through telecommunications, cable or wireless providers. The Associated Pre…
Gov. Mead To Meet With State Treasurer Finalists Wednesday
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican officials say the three finalists for state treasurer were selected because of their approaches to managing the state’s $15 billion investment fund. Members of Wyoming’s Republican Party Central Committee considered the 10 candidates on Mon…
Gov. Mead To Appoint New Treasurer By Friday
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republicans are set to meet Monday in Riverton to begin the process of selecting a new state treasurer. The Associated Press reports the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee will vet 10 candidates and narrow the field to three applicants from which Gov. Matt …
Gov. Mead Unsure Fuel Tax Necessary
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says it’s appropriate to consider raising the state fuels tax to help fix and maintain roads but he’s not convinced that a tax increase is needed now. Mead said during a news conference Tuesday that he worries about the appearance and the rea…
Wyo. Officials Say Proposed AML Fund Cuts Dire
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Top Wyoming officials say congressional action to block about $700 million in federal Abandoned Mine Land payments to the state over the next 10 years threatens to be devastating to the state budget. Gov. Matt Mead and Sen. Phil Nicholas, chairman of the Senate Appropria…
Gov. Mead: Wyo. Will Miss Health Law Deadline
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says Wyoming won’t meet a pending deadline under the federal health care reform law to specify whether the state intends establish a health insurance exchange. The online exchange would offer the public one-stop shopping for health insurance. Mead i…
Group Honors Gov. Mead On Safer Roads For Wildlife
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The National Parks Conservation Association has recognized Gov. Matt Mead and the state for helping to address wildlife-vehicle collisions on Wyoming’s roads and along wildlife corridors. The association presented Mead with its National Parks Achievement Award rece…

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