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Gov. Mead Calls For Help For Oklahoma Victims
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is calling on state residents to join an effort to raise money to support victims of the recent tornado that hit Moore, Okla. Mead said Thursday that Wyoming residents Foster and Lynn Friess have committed to donate $1 million to the relief effort.…
Gov. Mead To Present His Budget To Lawmakers Today
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead is set to present his proposed budget to state lawmakers in Cheyenne. Mead is scheduled to address members of the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee on Monday morning. The committee plans to meet all week to consider budget issues. Mead is…
Gov. Mead Appoints PSC Member
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Bill Russell to a seat on the Wyoming Public Service Commission. The PSC regulates public utilities that provide services to consumers in Wyoming. Russell must be confirmed by the State Senate. Russell will replace Cindy Lewis, who recently r…
Gov. Mead, Family, Friends Welcome Troops Back To Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Friends and family gathered at the Cheyenne airport to welcome home several of the Wyoming National Guard troops who have been deployed to Afghanistan and Kosovo. Gov. Matt Mead was among those on hand for ceremonies Wednesday at the Wyoming Air National Guard headquarte…
Gov. Mead Tells EPA State Should Regulate Haze
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is telling federal regulators that the state should take the lead in regulating regional haze. Mead recently wrote to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency commenting on the federal agency’s disapproval of part of a state plan to address …
Gov. Mead Appoints Members To Arts Council
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Governor Matt Mead has appointed two new board members to the Wyoming Arts Council Board. The governor also has reappointed two returning members. The new board members are Erin Taylor of Cheyenne, executive director of the Wyoming Taxpayers Association; and Holly Turner…
Mead Open To Higher Fines For Worker Deaths
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says more may need to be done to combat the state’s high workplace fatality rate. Mead told a meeting of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Industry Safety Alliance on Tuesday that new state workplace safety legislation might not be enough to reverse Wyomingg&#…
Rawlins Police Chief Leaving To Work For Governor Mead
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — The Rawlins police chief is stepping down to become a senior policy adviser to Gov. Matt Mead. Mike Reed will leave his post May 15 after nearly 25 years in the Rawlins Police Department. He’s been chief since 2001. The Associated Press reports that the 55-year-old…

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