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Wyoming Lawmakers Look At Suicide Prevention
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An interim legislative committee is considering the idea of requiring Wyoming educators receive suicide prevention training. The Legislature’s Joint Education Committee unanimously agreed Monday to discuss at its next meeting a proposal that would require training f…
Wyoming Lawmakers Avoid Discussing ‘Hill Bill’
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — State lawmakers gathered at a public forum in Cody refused to talk about recent legislation that has stripped the state superintendent of public instruction of many of her duties. Park County Republicans hosted the meeting and participants included Sen. Hank Coe, R-Cody and …
Wyoming Lawmakers Still Looking For More Park Money
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are still trying to come up with ways to raise more money for the state park system. Members of the Legislature’s Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee met Tuesday in Guernsey and agreed to pursue funding beyond the …
Wyoming Lawmakers Want Agency Budget Cut Plans
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Legislature intends to direct state agencies to prepare for a range of budget cuts despite Gov. Matt Mead’s recent veto of a similar directive in the state’s supplemental budget bill. The Legislature’s Management Council is a group of sen…
Obama, Top Lawmakers To Meet Friday On Budget Cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet Friday with congressional leaders to discuss what to do about $85 billion in mandatory spending cuts. The top Democrat and Republican in both the House and Senate will attend. It’s the first face-to-face meeting be…
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…
Conservation Easements On Wyo. Agenda
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are considering conservation easements to protect more state land as the population increases. The issue came to the forefront on Tuesday when members from the Select Committee on Natural Resources met to discuss a draft of legislation for large easemen…
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…
Wyo. Lawmakers Address Indian Reservation Crime
ETHETE, Wyo. (AP) — Tribal and federal officials say a crackdown on crime over the past two years has succeeded in improving the quality of life on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Wyoming legislators met Tuesday in Ethete (EE’-thuh-tee), on the reservation to hear from state and fed…

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