All posts by Keith Gingery

  • Closing the Gender Wage Gap in Wyoming

    It is widely discussed in Wyoming that men make more money than women, otherwise known as the Gender Wage Gap.  The primary issue is that the higher paying jobs in Wyoming are usually male dominated, such as...

    • Posted September 21, 2009
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  • Ozone Pollution Issues in Sublette County

    The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Mineral, Business, and Economic Development Committee met in the Jackson Town Hall over the last two days discussing a myriad of issues.  One topic discussed was the repeated problem of exceeding ozone pollution...

    • Posted September 16, 2009
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  • Trash Talking

    As many of you know, Teton County hauls their solid waste (garbage) to the Sublette County Landfill.  One of the main reasons is that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) requires that a landfill cannot impact...

    • Posted September 15, 2009
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  • The New Jackson Elementary School

    Sherry Daigle, the Teton County Clerk, has this great photo up in her office of an aerial view of the town of Jackson in the 1960′s.  Actually she has numerous photos of Jackson in her office from...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • Roughneck Safety in the gas patch

    Below is an article from the LA Times discussing the Duty of Care bill that I sponsored along with Sen. Ross last legislative session.  It is presently being debated in the Joint Judiciary Committee, where Sen. Ross...

    • Posted August 24, 2009
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  • Nephew at West Point

    This is a story about my nephew that appeared in some papers back East. Cadet finds time to get donuts One of the toughest challenges during West Point’s six weeks of boot camp is the land navigation...

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Gingery Tours Wyoming Range Oil and Gas Lease Holdings

    State Representative Keith Gingery of Jackson, announced today that he spent the morning flying over the Wyoming Range and the Hoback area looking at disputed oil and gas leases.  The Wilderness Society and the Wyoming Outdoor Council...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Gingery Honored as Conservation Champion

    Gingery Honored as Conservation Champion The Wyoming Conservation Voters came out with their 2007 Legislative Scorecard this past week, and I was honored as a “Conservation Champion” for Wyoming.  Only ten legislators received the honor of being...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Understanding Property Taxes

    Understanding Property Taxes The first part to understand is that we have 3 different classes of property.  Minerals are assessed at their full 100% value.  Industrial property is assessed at a rate of 11.5%.  And residential property,...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Gender Wage Gap in Wyoming

    Gender Wage Gap in Wyoming The Wyoming Department of Employment – Research and Planning came out with an article this month in the Wyoming Labor Force Trends Newsletter that discusses wage gaps in Wyoming’s counties.  The research...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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