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Governor Mark Gordon announced Wyoming will end its participation in federal supplemental unemployment benefits to address workforce shortages. The programs were made available through federal laws initiated in response to the pandemic and include Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Continued Assistance to Unemployed Workers Act of 2020. As of June 19,…

Governor Mark Gordon has charged a diverse group of stakeholders with developing a blueprint for the use of federal relief funds that will be distributed to the State of Wyoming and local governments later this year through the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Estimates are that the State of Wyoming will receive $1.1 billion. In addition,…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor is rejecting a call by President Joe Biden for states to reimpose mask orders in response to the coronavirus. Gov. Mark Gordon lifted a statewide mask mandate March 16. The mandate had been in effect since December. Several other Republican governors have done the same. Gordon has no plans…

The state of Wyoming filed a lawsuit challenging the moratorium on oil and gas leasing on federal land issued by President Biden and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland. The suit asserts that Haaland’s implementation of the leasing moratorium in Executive Order 14008 is invalid under federal law. “Following a careful review of not only…

Once again, big game is big money for conservation as Governor Mark Gordon celebrates another million dollars raised to support Wyoming wildlife. The Wyoming Governor’s Big Game License Coalition has finalized 2020 fundraising numbers and reports raising nearly $1.1 million for Wyoming wildlife conservation efforts. The funds were generated through the sale of the Wyoming…

Wyoming has joined 20 other states in a lawsuit seeking to overturn the decision by the Biden Administration to cancel the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Once the Keystone pipeline was completed, the project was expected to help free up pipeline space in Wyoming. The project is estimated to create 42,100 jobs with $2 billion in…

Wyoming is benefitting from a $1 billion influx thanks to the Biden Administration and the recently passed COVID-19 relief package. With the passage of the third economic recovery act in Congress, an additional $1.9 trillion is being distributed to the American people. Much of that money is in the form of direct payments going to…

There’s been a change in the state’s public health restrictions for Wyoming’s hair salons and barbershops – there aren’t any restrictions anymore. Governor Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health have released the latest amendments to the state’s public health orders. As COVID-19 cases and deaths decrease across Wyoming, the restrictions on Wyomingites day-to-day lives…

How long will Wyoming residents be mandated to wear a mask? According to the governor, an end may be in sight. While the state’s public health orders are slowly being eased back, there is still a statewide mask mandate in place. Governor Mark Gordon enacted the mandate in early December when COVID-19 cases were reaching…

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon was the featured guest Wednesday morning on “Daybreak with Darian Dudrick.” Dudrick asked the governor about a variety of topics, including: Update on COVID-19 in Wyoming – cases and vaccine. President Biden’s recent executive order – an oil and gas lease moratorium on federal lands. Potential K-12 cuts. Meat processing capacity…


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