All posts tagged "Wyoming Legislature"

  • Guest Opinion: A Seat of Opportunity

    Jacksonites must pay attention as Sen. Leland Christensen exits the building JACKSON HOLE, WY – It was a happy day when I learned that Teton County lawmaker Sen. Leland Christensen–R, Alta, would not be returning to the...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • THE BUZZ: Legislature Toys With Citizens’ Rights

    Wyoming’s legislative session has drawn to a close, but worries linger among social justice advocates JACKSON HOLE, WY – Two major anti-social justice bills worked their way through the Wyoming Legislature before its session concluded last week....

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • The Buzz 2: The Bitcoin Bill

    Wyoming reps push to make the state a cryptocurrency capital Jackson Hole, WY – There’s a saying in financial markets that cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are the financial equivalent of the Wild West—an untamed market with few rules...

    • Posted March 2, 2018
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  • The Buzz: Preventing Protests

    Wyoming State Senate moves to criminalize your right to protest The Wyoming State Senate last week voted in favor of a bill some say could criminalize protests like the 2016 Standing Rock efforts in North Dakota. The...

    • Posted March 2, 2018
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  • 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 JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week in Cheyenne, three very important and controversial bills were withdrawn from the Wyoming Legislature, likely due to...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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