Sen. Phil Nicholas

Moniz Declares Bid for Wyoming Senate
“I’d known he had an interest in it and I was excited that he wanted to pursue my seat,” said Nicholas. “It really makes it easier for me to exit knowing there’s experienced people coming behind me.”
Senate Leader Explains Gun Bill Defeat
Cheyenne – A leader in the Wyoming State Senate says he killed a bill that sought to exempt the state from any future federal assault weapons ban because of rude pressure tactics from a pro-gun organization. Senate Majority Floor Leader Sen. Phil Nicholas, a Laramie Republican, controls which…
Mead Recommends Cuts To Proposed Budget
Gov. Matt Mead is proposing cuts to the state budget proposal he submitted to state legislators in December. Mead wrote to members of the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee on Monday calling for cuts, including axing proposed pay raises for state employees and for workers at the Uni…
Wyoming Lawmaker Expresses Caution On Coal Plant
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Carbon County Commission has approved resolutions supporting a Texas company’s plan to issue $545 million in bonds to help fund construction of a planned $2 billion coal-to-gasoline plant. The Rawlins Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/xjWl6Y
Legislative Report: Solons Reflect On Session [AUDIO]
Legislative leaders look back at the accomplishments of the general session of the Wyoming Legislature. Amy Richards has more in Friday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. A total of 432 bills were introduced in the Legislature this year, …
Legislative Report: Gov Nixes New Mansion [AUDIO]
The supplemental budget bill has been approved and the validity of marriage bill dies in the Senate. Amy Richards has more in Wednesday’s Legislative Report. This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. Gov. Matt Mead signed the supplemental budget bill this afternoon. …
Legislative Report: Bills Cross Middle Point [AUDIO]
The Legislature has reached the halfway point. Wednesday marked crossover period for the body, meaning it was the last day for third reading in the house of origin. Amy Richards has more in Thursday’s Legislative Report: This Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. From…