Sen. Mike Enzi

Western Lawmakers Push To Restore Mineral Funds
  CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bipartisan group of western lawmakers are pushing legislation in Washington to restore cuts of $110 million in federal mineral royalty payments to 35 states. Senators from New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah and Idaho have signed onto legislation that Sen. Mike Enzi,…
Sen. Enzi To Hold Annual Inventors Conference
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator is holding his tenth annual inventors’ conference. Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, is inviting inventors to come and learn how to turn their invention and entrepreneurial dreams into a reality. The conference theme is, &#…
Enzi Stops in Powell, Thermopolis On Wyo. Tour
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Sen. Mike Enzi is continuing a tour of Wyoming to listen to voters. Wyoming’s senior senator plans to meet with voters in Powell at The Commons on Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Then he’ll head to Thermopolis for another open house at the Days Inn starting …
Enzi Supports Balanced Budget Amendment
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Sen. Mike Enzi is supporting the idea of a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced U.S. budget. The Wyoming Republican is co-sponsoring a bill that would make a balanced budget a constitutional requirement. Enzi says it’s the only solution to solving the nat…
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…
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…
House Bill Nixes Accounting Tricks [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s ranking senator congratulated the U.S. House for passing a budget Wednesday. A release from the office of U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi said one of the important things about the House budget is that it eliminates the accounting tricks used to make legislation seem more fiscally sound. Honest…
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…
Senate Defeats Balance Budget Amendment
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has defeated two proposals to add a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi supported the Republican proposal from Sen. Orrin Hatch It would have required that spending not exceed revenues in any one fiscal year. It woul…

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