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Senator John Barrasso

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 man sent threatening voicemails to several Wyoming politicians, saying they would be killed if they let Florida representative Matt Gaetz come to Wyoming. MSN reports that 51-year-old Laramie resident Christopher Podlesnik faces seven counts of transmitting threats with interstate violence. This is a result of calls he left with Wyoming politicians. Podlesnik called both…

Worland students asked Senator Barrasso about issues polarizing the nation while he reminded them of the limitless future of opportunity within their reach. On Thursday, Feb. 18, Senator John Barrasso addressed Worland High School’s Advanced Placement U.S. History Class. This is an annual tradition in Worland, something the senator says he “always looks forward to.”…

Both Wyoming’s Democratic and Republican Parties released statements on the riots at the U.S. Capitol – and their perspectives couldn’t be more different. The discourse over last Wednesday’s events – which saw the U.S. Capitol under siege, congresspersons hiding under desks, and five people dead – continues, as both sides of the political spectrum try…

Cody’s Mayor Matt Hall has the same message for everyone –regardless of opinion, it’s time to move forward. Like many Americans, Mayor Hall was transfixed by everything that occurred in the nation’s capital during the certification of the state’s electoral college votes from the 2020 Election. A protest against election fraud turned into a violently…

A deepening divide among Republicans over President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the election runs prominently through Wyoming

Wyoming’s new senator is taking a bold first step by opposing electoral college votes in the same week she was sworn in. On Sunday, Cynthia Lummis was officially sworn in as Wyoming’s junior U.S. Senator. On Wednesday, she stands in opposition to the certification of President-elect Joseph Biden’s electoral votes. Lummis added her name to…

Thermopolis got unanimous approval to honor a veteran and long-serving postmaster. Legislation to rechristen Thermopolis’s post office in honor of deceased postmaster Robert L. Brown made its way onto the Senate floor this week. It passed in a unanimous vote. The bill was introduced by Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi and Senator Tom Carper of Delaware…

It’s a tale of two senators – one continues an annual tradition of his service, while another prepares to comment on the end of his service. John Barrasso, the soon-to-be senior Wyoming senator, crossed an ocean and a few continents to celebrate Thanksgiving with members of the Wyoming Air National Guard. Senator Barrasso spent the…

This morning U.S. Senator John Barrasso was re-elected chairman of the Senate Republican Conference for the 117th Congress.  Barrasso talked about his appreciation for being re-elected along with the immense honor it was to get the chance to work with Cynthia Lummis saying, “I appreciate the opportunity to continue as chairman of the Republican Conference…


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