Gov. Matt Mead

Gov. Mead: Reviewing Options To Help Plow Roads in Yellowstone
Governor Matt Mead said Thursday that state and local officials are still reviewing options on whether and how to help plow roads into Yellowstone National Park. The National Park Service announced earlier this week that snow plowing would be delayed in an effort to save money to meet across-the-boa…
Gov. Mead Grants 1st Prison Sentence Commutation
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead has granted his first commutation of a prison sentence since he took office two years ago. Mead had denied every previous commutation recommended by the Wyoming Board of Parole — a total of 17 cases since 2011. Mead commuted the sentence of Joe Welc…
Gov. Mead Wants To Meet With Lawmakers Over Budget Issues
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says he hopes to meet with Wyoming lawmakers over the next year to try to resolve a fundamental disagreement over whether the state should be putting its extra cash into permanent savings or into the state’s rainy day fund. Mead has recommended that…
Gov. Mead Plans Press Briefing As Budget Advances
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead plans to meet with reporters today in Cheyenne as the state Legislature enters the second half of its ongoing general session. Lawmakers are working the budget bill this week and Mead is likely to face questions about the Joint Appropriations Committee…
Gov. Mead Wants Gateway Studied On Its Own
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor wants the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal on its own. The terminal is the largest of five proposed terminals in Washington and Oregon that would ship coal from Montana and Wyoming to power plants in As…
Gov. Mead To Deliver State Of The State Address
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead is set to deliver his annual State of the State address to lawmakers in Cheyenne on Wednesday morning. Mead is presiding over Wyoming at a time of transition. State financial analysts warn state energy revenues are likely to stay flat for years to come. Me…
Gov. Mead Asks For Moment Of Silence For Conn. Victims
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead is calling on Wyoming citizens to observe a moment of silence and remembrance to honor the victims of last weeks’ shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Mead and governors across the country are calling for the moment of silence on Friday…
Governor’s Budge Plan Cuts $11.4M From UW
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming would see its state funding cut by about $11.4 million under Gov. Matt Mead’s budget recommendations. However, Mead’s proposal would provide money for merit pay raises for UW employees and for one of the largest building projects ev…
Gov. Mead Prepares To Release His Budget
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead plans to announce whether he will recommend that Wyoming accept a federal offer to expand the rolls of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Mead has called a press conference for Friday morning in Cheyenne to announce his supplemental budget recommendat…

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