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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor is allowing truck drivers to work longer hours while they deliver fuel that might be needed for firefighting aircraft. So far this summer, Wyoming hasn’t had significant fuel shortages or major wildfires. Gov. Mark Gordon’s office described Tuesday’s executive order as a preemptive measure due to high fuel demand…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday that it won’t allow Wyoming and Montana to sue Washington state for denying a key permit to build a coal export dock that would have sent coal to Asia. Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito voted in the minority in the ruling against letting the…

Fifteen Republican governors sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. Department of Commerce urging that the U.S. Census Bureau release redistricting data as soon as possible, saying further delays would hurt efforts to redraw congressional and legislative districts. The letter addressed to Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo said the governors recognize the difficulties associated with…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced a 10-person advisory committee tasked with re-imagining the state’s K-12 education system. The Reimagining and Innovating the Delivery of Education, or RIDE, committee will gather input from residents on what they want the education system to include, the Casper Star-Tribune reported Wednesday. Gordon, a Republican,…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The governor of Wyoming has announced that the state will end its participation in federal supplemental benefits intended to address high unemployment across the U.S. caused by the pandemic. Republican Gov. Mark Gordon said Tuesday the decision will end the weekly $300 payments starting June 19 and no longer expand eligibility…

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,…

Governor Mark Gordon has announced a return to normal operating hours for bars and restaurants, praising the response by Wyomingites that has resulted in a decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations around the state. On January 9, bars and restaurants can resume onsite consumption from 10 pm to 5 am. The updates to health orders also allow…

A bar and restaurant shutdown is currently not in consideration according to a spokesman Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon. Gordon spokesman Michael Pearlman stated that the governor is looking at the wide array of options of how to navigate this ever-growing pandemic spread, but bars and restaurants are currently not in jeopardy “at this time,” according…

Tuesday afternoon, Park County Public Health released details of its proposed countywide face mask mandate.

Governor Gordon will launch a program on Wednesday designed to assist Wyoming’s economic recovery and boost employment in the oil and gas industry. The Energy Rebound Program will utilize up to $15 million in CARES Act funding to provide business relief targeted towards drilled, but uncompleted oil and gas wells (DUCs), wells that were unable…


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