Governor Mark Gordon

The Bureau of Land Management announced last Friday that it has opened a public scoping period for the Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative (WPCI), a proposal that would designate approximately 1,150 miles of BLM-managed lands in Wyoming. The scoping period is the result of a nearly 8-year effort that began under the administration of Governor Matt…

Governor Mark Gordon and U.S. Senator Mike Enzi have joined together to raise awareness of the importance of saving for retirement. Senator Enzi has again introduced a bipartisan Senate resolution establishing October 20-26 as National Retirement Security Week, while Governor Gordon signed a proclamation declaring October 13-19 Wyoming’s “Retirement Security Week.” Wyoming state legislators are…

$317 million dollars later–the Wyoming Capitol is finally nearly completion. A grand opening in July preceded the final construction of an auditorium, student learning center and visitor center in or near the tunnel connecting the Capitol to the Herschler Building. Just over $2 million of a contingency fund set aside by the Legislature earlier this…

Reflecting his goal of making Wyoming a national leader on combating invasive species, Governor Mark Gordon announced today he has launched an initiative to address terrestrial invasive plants in the state. The initiative will be comprised of two teams– a Policy Team and a Technical Team, each comprised of local, state and federal government representatives,…

Some Wyoming lawmakers are getting behind a proposal to try to boost the state’s struggling coal industry with a marketing program. The Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee voted Friday to support a bill that would put $1 million toward the effort. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the bill could be considered during the…

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and state Treasurer Curtis E. Meier Jr. have settled a lawsuit related to the state Capitol renovation project. In a joint statement released last Thursday–Gordon and Meier announced that the settlement reaffirms the state treasurer’s constitutional authority to approve contracts for “repairing and furnishing the halls and rooms used for the…

Governor Mark Gordon–members of the executive branch, and representatives from multiple state agencies are mobilizing in an effort to provide assistance to farmers affected by a catastrophic irrigation tunnel collapse in Goshen County. The Governor signed an Executive Order for a Declaration of Emergency today–allowing him to deploy state resources to Goshen County as needed.…

Governor Gordon on Tuesday expressed his support for proposed changes to rules governing oil and gas drilling permits–following through with a commitment he made to address the issue during the 2019 Legislative Session. On Tuesday–the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission released a proposed rule intended to provide a “level playing field” for all operators…

Governor Mark Gordon says the state will do what it can to help layed off workers at coal mines in Campbell County. Wendy Corr with details. Governor Mark Gordon was in Cody Thursday for the 4th of July Stampede celebration, riding horseback in the parade that morning with his wife, Jennie, and attending the rodeo…

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced Wednesday that a pair of Wyoming high school students have been selected as 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Lillian Brazil of Jackson and Scott Nicholas Orton of Afton have been invited to the National Recognition Program in Washington D.C. June 21-24 where they will join other Scholars to receive their U.S.…


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