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As a bipartisan resolution is reached in the U.S. Senate, the Wyoming Republican Party declares no measure of “gun safety” is acceptable and must be defeated. After intense discussions, the U.S. Senate has reached a consensus for a new “gun safety” bill to respond to the recent wave of tragic mass shootings, including the one…

For some Wyoming legislators, the distinction between private and public lands shouldn’t be a black and white issue – it should be dazzling orange and pink. The Wyoming Legislature will begin its annual Budget Session on Monday, Feb. 14. There are dozens of House Bills and Senate Files for legislators to consider during the session.…

As the 2022 Wyoming legislative session approaches, a new bill seeks to define and regulate the not-too-distant future of self-driving vehicles. One of the numerous bills up for debate in the upcoming Wyoming legislative session is Senate File 16. The bill is sponsored by the Joint Transportation, Highways, and Military Affairs Interim Committee. Senate File…

Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney is sponsoring a new bill – named in honor of Cody smokejumper Tim Hart – to increase the pay and benefits of all federal firefighters. U.S. Representative Liz Cheney is co-sponsoring new legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. She joins a bipartisan effort with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Congresswoman…

Liz Cheney is the latest representative to co-sponsor a bipartisan bill to give the federal government more power to present devastating forest fires. The Resilient Federal Forests Act is currently making its way thru the U.S. House of Representatives, now supported by Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney. The bill seeks to restore forest health, increase wildfire…

Senator Lummis’s latest endeavor in the U.S. Senate is the SAME Act, which argues if 18-year-olds can vote and serve in the military, they can buy a handgun. United States Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) has introduced legislation to reinstate the right of adults between the ages of 18 and 20 to purchase a handgun from…

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to transform America’s infrastructure includes $16 billion to plug old oil and gas wells and clean up abandoned mines, a longtime priority for Western and rural lawmakers from both parties. Hundreds of thousands of “orphaned” oil and gas wells and abandoned…

The top law enforcement officers in Wyoming are concerned the language of the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act will harm their efforts to enforce the law in the state. The Wyoming Sheriff’s Association submitted a letter to the Wyoming Legislature to have their voices heard. Two potential pieces of legislation have caught the organization’s attention. Senate…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon signed 20 bills into law on Tuesday, February 9 and has now acted on all legislation passed by the Wyoming Legislature during the eight-day virtual session. One those bills signed was HJ0001, a bill aimed at increasing treatment options for veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and post-traumatic stress…

Wyoming may be ready to join the ranks of seven other states that have propelled the United States to become the world leader in geothermal energy production.


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