Sen. John Barrasso

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…
Sen. Barrasso Among Those Seeking Keystone Meeting
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso and Sen. Max Baucus of Montana are among a group of lawmakers seeking to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss the future of the Keystone XL pipeline extension. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that they and 16 other lawmakers signed a…
U.S. Senate Ballot For Wyoming Set
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Sen. John Barrasso easily defeated two opponents in Tuesday’s Wyoming Republican primary and will face Democrat Tim Chesnut in the November election. Barrasso beat Thomas Bleming of Lusk, a self-described soldier of fortune, and Emmett Mavy of Alpine, a management…
Wyo. Senators Vote No On Wind Tax Credit Extension
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Both of Wyoming’s senators voted against a proposal to extend a federal tax break for wind energy production. The measure — an amendment to a transportation bill — failed in a 49-49 vote on Tuesday. Sixty votes were needed for it to advance. A spokesma…
Enzi, Barrasso Back Bill To Push Pipeline Ahead
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso are among 44 senators sponsoring a bill to press ahead with an oil pipeline despite President Barrack Obama’s delay of the plan. The Wyoming Republicans said Tuesday the Keystone XL pipeline is crucial to the U.S. economy. The 1,7…
Sen. Barrasso Wins Senate GOP Leadership Post
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, a supporter of Mitt Romney, won a Senate GOP leadership post Tuesday over tea party favorite Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. The secret balloting elevated Blunt, a former House leader and Romney’s chief advocate on Capitol Hill, to vice chai…