Governor Matt Mead

Asset Forfeiture Changes Proposed
Some Wyoming lawmakers are pushing a new bill that would require the state to secure criminal convictions to support forfeiture actions that take cash and other assets from people law enforcement authorities suspect of involvement in the illegal drug trade.
Funding for Wyoming School Construction is Drying Up
Governor Matt Mead says he’s working with lawmakers to try to figure out how to fund K-12 schools in the future. The state normally gets coal lease bonus money for school construction, but those funds are drying up as the demand for coal continues to drop. “There’s no question a…
Wyoming Challenges Clean Power Plan Final Rule
Wyoming has joined 23 states in suing to stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which sets limits on emissions from coal-fired power plants. The final rule, which was published in the Federal Register Friday morning, imposes a 44% carbon emission reduction requirement on…
Wyoming Lawmakers to Tackle Budget Shortfall
Wyoming lawmakers will have to tackle a major revenue shortfall during the upcoming budget session. Governor Matt Mead says falling energy prices could cause a budget shortfall of nearly $200 million. “We’re not going to have sufficient revenue to cover the appropriations that have bee…
Korell Appointed New 8th Judicial District Court Judge
  Governor Matt Mead has selected Patrick Korell as the new District Court Judge for the Eighth Judicial District for Converse, Goshen, Niobrara and Platte Counties. “I am deeply honored, grateful and humbled by Governor Mead’s selection,” said Korell. “This appointm…

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