Sen. Chris Rothfuss

Bill Would Reform Wyoming Primary System
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Democratic state legislator is proposing to reform Wyoming’s system for primary elections. Sen. Chris Rothfuss of Laramie is sponsoring legislation that would do away with party primaries. Instead, Wyoming would have just one primary that would bring together ca…
Legislative Report: Gavel Concludes Session [AUDIO]
The gavel came down on the general session of the 61st Wyoming Legislature Thursday. Many lawmakers took time to reflect on what they thought were the some of the good things that came out of the session. Amy Richards has more in Thursday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is broug…
Legislative Report: Compromise Pays Off [AUDIO]
The compromise on the supplemental budget has passed both houses. Amy Richards has more in Friday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. Both the House and Senate approved the Joint Conference Committee report on the budget today (Friday). Th…
Legislative Report: Education, Health, Food [AUDIO]
Education, health care and food were some of the issues on the mind’s of lawmakers today. Amy Richards has more in Tuesday’s Legislative Report: This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. The Senate passed the school recalibration bill on second reading today. …
Legislative Report: Budget Bills Set Aside [AUDIO]
Lawmakers took today off from the supplemental budget to work other bills, but some reflected on what they have done so far. Amy Richards has more in Wednesday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. Both the House and Senate passed budget ame…
Legislative Report: Accoutability Lashes Senate [AUDIO]
Two bills calling for more accountability in education passed the Senate today. Amy Richards has more in Wednesday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. The day after the teacher tenure bill died, the Senate passed two education accountabili…
Legislative Report: Tenure Debate Stirs Senate [AUDIO]
As deadlines loom in both chambers, the Senate debates education bills. Amy Richards has more in Monday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed a house bill that would eliminate the right of those suspected o…
Legislative Report: Teacher Tenure Debate [AUDIO]
The battle of the teacher tenure bill began on the floor of the Senate today. Amy Richards has more in Thursday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. After a lengthy debate, the Senate gave initial approval to the teacher tenure bill Thursda…
Legislative Report: Wind Energy Breezes Floor [AUDIO]
Teacher tenure, wind energy and the defense of marriage constitutional amendment were just some of the issues facing the Legislature Wednesday. Amy Richards has more in today’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. The Senate Education Committ…
Legislative Report: Teachers Testify For Tenure [AUDIO]
Tax incentives for mega data centers, a primary seat belt law, concealed weapons and the teacher tenure bill were just some of the issues discussed in the Legislature. Amy Richards has more in Friday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. A b…