Rep. Cynthia Lummis

GOP Congress Members Review Forest Health
DENVER (AP) — Six Republican Westerners in Congress are headed to the Colorado state Capitol on Thursday to review forest management and wildfire prevention. The hearing will look at current forest management plans on federal lands. The lawmakers scheduled to attend are Rep. Steve Pearce of N…
Lummis Votes Against Superstorm Sandy Relief Bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming congresswoman Cynthia Lummis says she voted against $50.5 billion in Superstorm Sandy disaster relief because lawmakers refused to cut federal spending to offset it. Lummis joined other GOP lawmakers Tuesday in a failed bid to make the relief contingent on a 1.63…
Lummis Appointed To Chair House Subcommittee
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Rep. Cynthia Lummis has been appointed chairman of a U.S. House subcommittee. She will chair the energy subcommittee under the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. The Wyoming Republican says the subcommittee focuses on the science of energy development and …
Wyoming’s Delegation Split On Fiscal Cliff Deal
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s congressional delegation was divided over the compromise to break the fiscal cliff standoff. Rep. Cynthia Lummis voted against the deal late Tuesday. She was one of the many GOP lawmakers who parted ways with Speaker John Boehner to oppose the legislatio…
Lummis Moving To Natural Resources Committee
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Rep. Rep. Cynthia Lummis says she willingly gave up a seat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee because she wanted to return to the Natural Resources Committee. Lummis tells the Associated Press that she thinks Natural Resources has greater relevance for …
Incumbent Lummis Defeats Challengers for U.S. House Seat
Incumbent Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis defeated multiple challengers in her race for Wyoming’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday night. Among others, Lummis defeated Democratic challenger Chris Henrichsen of Casper and Libertarian challenger Richard P. Brubaker. Lummis says…
Soda Ash Royalty Bill Advances To US House
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill aimed at keeping American soda ash competitive with a subsidized, synthetic version produced in China is advancing in Washington. The bill, sponsored by Wyoming congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, got the backing of the full House Resources committee on Wednesday. It wi…
Rep. Lummis Wants No Cuts In ICBM Force
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Rep. Cynthia Lummis and others are asking Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to spare America’s land-based intercontinental ballistic missile force any cuts. The Wyoming Republican says that while federal spending cuts are necessary the ICBM force should be maintained…
Rep. Lummis Supports National Concealed Carry Laws
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Rep. Cynthia Lummis is applauding a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a law that would require states that allow concealed carry of handguns to recognize carry permits issued in other states. Lummis, a Republican who is Wyoming’s sole U.S. Represen…
Bill Would Put Brakes on EPA Regulations [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s representative endorsed a bill in the U.S. House that would require assessment of the combined impacts of Environmental Protection Agency regulations Friday. According to a release from the office of U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, the EPA has gone too far. Perspective of time: “In…

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