All posts tagged "Wyoming Legislature"

  • FEATURE: Pillar of Support

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – October 29 was an average day in Teton County dispatch. Calls occasionally lit up the desktop screens of dispatchers Jenn McGrath and Jim Ligori, all to the soundtrack of radio chatter from officers...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Risky Turns

    House Bill launches debate about skier safety and resort liability in Wyoming. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A bill in front of the Wyoming Legislature aims to clarify the definition of “inherent risk” in skiing and snowboarding at...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Legislative Update

    The bills that suffered a quick death and the ones you should be watching. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week in Cheyenne, three very important and controversial bills were withdrawn from the Wyoming Legislature, likely due to...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • BREAKING: Wyo. Senate President Squashes Public Lands Transfer Bill

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – From hunters and fishers to hikers and backcountry skiers, people across Wyoming are celebrating in light of news today that Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout-R, Riverton, killed the public lands transfer constitutional amendment....

    • Posted January 20, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Bill Battle Royale

    Welcome to Wyoming’s 2017 legislative session, where abortion, ‘anti-discrimination’ and public lands are the issues du jour. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Class is in session for state lawmakers who are considering legislation that could have critical impacts...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Public Land Peril

    Despite recent wins in the West, advocates warn the battle to protect public lands in Wyoming has just begun. JACKSON HOLE, WY – After celebrating President Barack Obama’s designation of Utah’s Bears Ears and Nevada’s Gold Butte...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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  • COWBOY POLITICS: Budget bill amendment barrage WY Legislature grinds through sixth week

    The sixth week of the Wyoming Legislature was marked by hundreds of attempts to amend the Senate and House versions of the budget bill, one more chance to talk about Medicaid expansion and yet another science standards...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • FEATURE: POINT OF ORDER, General feelings on the session so far

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The 63rd Wyoming Legislature is two-and-a-half weeks into its seven-week run and the buzz at the Capitol is all about money. Every other year (but not this one) lawmakers tackle budget issues during...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • Props & Disses 2.27.13

    Committee collusion (DISS) This paper has already criticized this general session of the Wyoming Legislature for being somewhat fractured and for falling into the business model of notoriously busybody states like California by introducing too many laws....

    • Posted February 26, 2013
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  • Legislative Roundup: Little interest in cell phone laws

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Not silenced yet: Firearms suppressors II After being shot down by the House last week, state senators have redrafted a bill that would make owning a silencer legal as long as hunters did...

    • Posted January 21, 2013
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