The Hathaway Scholarship program to help eligible Wyoming students pay their college tuition is backed by a $500 million fund that has been growing faster than the amount of money being awarded to students.
LOTTERY: Both houses of the Legislature voted to concur on a compromise over a bill that would authorize creation of a state lottery. The bill now heads to Gov. Matt Mead. The House and the Senate voted to approve a conference committee resolution that called for the first $6 million in proceeds to go to local governments and any proceeds after that to go to a fund that supports public schools...
Higher academic standards and help for Wyoming students who don't meet them are part of a proposal under consideration by the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.
Townhall meetings to discuss the changes are scheduled around the state, with one happening next week in Casper.