Matt Mead

Flags Ordered To Half-Staff May 15th, 2013
Pursuant to President Barack Obama’s Presidential proclamation to lower the United States flag in honor of Peace Officer’s Memorial Day, Tuesday, May 15, 2013. Governor Matt Mead has ordered that both the U.S. flag and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise…
Medicaid Expansion Still A Possibility In Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Despite the Wyoming Legislature’s recent rejection of a plan to extend Medicaid coverage to 17,600 additional low-income adults, the state’s Department of Health continues to study the possibility. Expanding Medicaid is a cornerstone of the Affordable Care …
Gas Tax Bill Passes Legislature [AUDIO]
A bill to raise state fuel taxes by a dime a gallon passed the state Senate Thursday by a vote of 18-12. The bill would raise the tax from the existing rate of 14 cents a gallon up to 24 cents for gasoline and diesel.The hike would raise about $70 million a year, of which […]
Wyoming Lawmakers Vote To Oust Education Chief
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill making major changes in the duties of the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction has passed the state Legislature. On Friday, the Senate proposal passed the House on 39-20 vote and the Senate then concurred with the House version on a 21-9 vote. The measure …
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…

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