U.S. House

House GOP Bill Calls Attention To Obama On Budget
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House has passed a bill that’s intended to call attention to President Barack Obama’s failure to offer a balanced budget during his years in office. Democrats say the legislation is a political gimmick, and it’s sure to be ignored by D…
Lummis Will Seek A 3rd Term
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis will announce her re-election bid to represent Wyoming’s lone seat the U.S. House. The Republican’s campaign organization says she has scheduled an announcement for Monday afternoon in Cheyenne. Lummis was first elected to the House…
Casper College Instructor Running Against Lummis
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Casper College instructor is challenging congresswoman Cynthia Lummis. Chris Henrichsen teaches political science and has been involved in local Democratic organizations but has never run for political office before. According to the Associated Press, the 35-year-old s…
House GOP To Unveil Budget Blueprint
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to draw a contrast with President Barack Obama on taxes and spending, Republicans controlling the House are releasing an election-year budget plan that would impose sharp cuts on many programs but would still fail to reach balance over the coming decade. Republicans ar…
Representative Calls For End to Deadlock [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s representative took exception to the lofty sounding state of the union address by President Obama, saying the president’s ideas haven’t helped but, in fact, have made things worse. In a Tuesday release, U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis called on President Obama to work with Co…
House-Senate Negotiators Unveil Spending Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a bundle of spending measures for the ongoing budget year, blending cuts to NASA and community development programs while averting cuts to nutrition programs. The approximately $182 billion measure announced late Monday would fund …
House To Vote On Short-Term Spending Bill
WASHINGTON — A limited number of House members are expected today to approve by unanimous consent a short-term spending bill that would prevent a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday. That’ll buy time until the entire House gets back next week from a one-week break. Then it c…
Senate Dems Stymie Debt Reform [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s senior senator and congresswoman had their hopes to address the nation’s financial crisis dashed Friday, when the Democrat-controlled Senate voted against allowing a vote on the Cut, Cap and Balance bill. House bill thwarted in Senate:  At a press briefing Friday morning…