House of Representatives

Oil Company Acquires Rep. Lummis Family Ranch
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A major oil development company has acquired a 5,000-acre ranch southeast of Cheyenne that until recently belonged to U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and her family.
Laramie County records show the Lummis family transferred the Lummis Ranch South Camp property to a limited liabil…
Representative Tom Lockhart Announces Re-Election Bid
Representative Tom Lockhart announced today that he will seek re-election to represent HD 57. .
“Since my first run for the legislature I have committed to work on the issues of importance to HD57 and the state of Wyoming. I believe my record of accomplishment over the years has made a marked d…
House Rejects Conservatives’ Deficit Cutting Plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has rejected a budget pushed by its most conservative members with deeper spending cuts and far faster deficit reduction than a plan being pushed by Republican leaders.
The 285-136 vote to defeat the conservatives' package moved the chamber a step closer to appr…
House GOP Rejects 2-Month Payroll Tax Cut
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Tuesday rejected a plan backed by President Barack Obama to extend a 2 percentage point payroll tax cut for two months to buy time for talks on a full-year renewal.
Republicans controlling the chamber are instead demanding immediate talks with the Senate on a year-lo…
Boehner: House Won’t Approve 2-Mo. Payroll Tax Cut
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intends to vote down a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut that cleared the Senate late last week, Speaker John Boehner said Monday, and request immediate negotiations on a full-year renewal that can provide "certainty for people who are trying to cr…