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A coalition of Republican senators is supporting legislation to prevent President Biden from forgiving student loan debt as the Supreme Court continues to explore its legality. U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., joined U.S. Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in reintroducing the Debt Cancellation Accountability Act. This legislation would prevent the Biden administration…

Youth For Justice from Cody High School is a group of students who choose legislation, usually impacting kids, and go to the legislature in Cheyenne and talk to state representatives from all over the state about a bill that they research and stand behind.  They were founded 25 years ago by Deb White, who is…

Richard Jones, from Wyoming Citizens Against Normalization about the marijuana industry, spoke about the pending legislation in the upcoming Wyoming legislature, as well as the history of trying to legalize pot in our state.  Richard also talked about the national trends for the pot business.  Also, what is Delta 8 and how is this a…

Sandy Newsome, Representative from House District 24, spoke about bills that she wants to introduce in the upcoming legislative session, including two hunting bills and two state parks bills.  She also talked about what the legislature will do with the supplemental budget.  The legislative session starts on January 10th and lasts 40 days into March.

Richard Jones, from the group Wyoming Citizens Against Normalization, discussed the adverse effects of marijuana on the individual and society.  He also spoke about how there is big money behind the “normalizing” of pot and how insidious it’s become.  

KODI Radio recently asked folks whether they would support a proposed piece of legislation in Wyoming that is hoping to create a film incentive program by using $3 million in statewide lodging tax to attract qualifying productions, including films, T.V. shows & commercials. The question: “Would you support using statewide lodging tax to incentivize film…

A proposed piece of legislation in Wyoming is hoping to create a film incentive program by using $3 million in statewide lodging tax to attract qualifying productions, which would include films, T.V. shows & commercials. KODI Radio wants to know what residents think about this proposed bill. Vote now by selecting an answer below!

WASHINGTON (AP) — Academy Award–winning actor Matthew McConaughey took center stage at the White House briefing Tuesday to call on Congress to “reach a higher ground” and pass gun control legislation in honor of the children and teachers killed in last month’s shooting rampage at an elementary school in his home town of Uvalde, Texas.…

Yesterday, U.S. Senator John Barrasso addressed the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to promote America’s Outdoor Recreation Act, America’s Outdoor Recreation Act is “a first-of-its-kind comprehensive recreation package to improve and expand America’s outdoor recreation economy.” The bipartisan package contains several ground-breaking recreation bills, including the following: Outdoor Recreation Act Simplifying Outdoor Access…

The 66th Wyoming Legislature convenes in a Joint Session of the Wyoming Senate and House of Representatives on Monday to begin the 2022 Budget Session. Feb. 14 is the first day of the 2022 Budget Session. Legislators will soon be in the intense process of debating and voting on a series of legislation while they…


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