Legislative Report

Legislative Report: Marriage, Education, Smoking [AUDIO]
Education issues, countywide smoking bans and the validity of same-sex marriages all came up in the Legislature Thursday. Amy Richards has more in the Legislative Report. The Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. After an hour of spirited debate, the Wyoming House gave initi…
Legislative Report: Constitutional Amendments [AUDIO]
Lawmakers wrestled with constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriages and keeping the federal health care mandate out of Wyoming. Amy Richards with Wednesday’s Legislative Report: This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. The Senate Judiciary Committee took te…
Legislative Report: Tough Issues [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Legislature begins to tackle some tough issues. Amy Richards with Tuesday’s Legislative Report. A bill which would specify that Wyoming won’t recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states is on its way to the full House after passing out of committee. House Bill 74…
Legislative Report: Health Care Debate [AUDIO]
The federal health care law was a big topic of debate among lawmakers today. Amy Richards has Monday’s Legislative Report. The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering two constitutional amendments dealing with the state’s response to the federal health care bill. Cheyenne Sen. Leslie…
Legislative Report: Determining Priorities [AUDIO]
Lawmakers wind up week one by setting priorities and getting down to work. Amy Richards has more in Friday’s Legislative Report. I spoke with several lawmakers about their priorities for the session. Natrona County Rep. Lisa Shepperson says one of her priorities is dealing with property right…
Legislative Report: Committee Rejects Challenge [AUDIO]
The Legislative report from Amy Richards in Cheyenne: A special legislative Committee voted 6-3 to reject a challenge to the eligibility of Laramie Rep.-Elect Matt Greene to hold office. Former Representative Democrat Seth Carson, who lost to Greene in last November’s election, challenged Gre…
Legislative Report: State Of The State [AUDIO]
The Legislative Report from Amy Richards in Cheyenne: Gov. Matt Mead delivered his first State of the State speech to a joint session of the Wyoming Legislature Wednesday. Gov. Mead called on lawmakers to make a long-term commitment to funding local governments and state highways. Gov. Matt Mead: &#…