legislation

Subcommittee Releases Potential Education Funding Solutions
The Subcommittee says Wyoming is faced with a budget phenomenon known as a “double-whammy,”- mineral prices and production are in decline, but the State is still required to provide the same level of education goods and services previously maintained by the energy economy.
Legislative Committee Passes Fuel Tax Increase Bill [AUDIO]
The house revenue committee voted 7-2 to recommend approval of a bill to hike fuel taxes by a dime. The tax would increase from 14 cents to 24 cents a gallon on gasoline. Committee member Laramie County Representative John Eklund (HD-10), tried to amend the bill to add a sunset date for the tax. Ekl…
Ban On Sex Offenders Wyoming Near Child Care Proposed
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Sex offenders wouldn’t be able to live near Wyoming child care facilities under a proposal from a Bridger Valley lawmaker. State law already bars sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of public schools. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle (http://bit.ly/yFiAvz