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Campbell County commissioners appointed Chris Knapp to fill a vacant House seat after Gillette Republican Rep. Roy Edwards died from COVID-19 on November 2. The commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to appoint Knapp to the House District 53 seat at a […]

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The Legislature’s first special session since 2004 ended Saturday night with three bills headed to the desk of Gov. Mark Gordon for his consideration. The main task of the special session was to set up programs and time frames for […]

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Gov. Mark Gordon called a special session of the Wyoming Legislature to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two day special session will start at 8:00 a.m. on May 15. Lawmakers will gather both online and in the state […]

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The Democratic Party has canceled all county conventions and the in-person portion of its upcoming caucus over increasing concerns around the coronavirus outbreak. All Wyoming Democrats registered by March 20 were automatically sent a ballot in the mail, to the […]

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The 2020 budget session of the Wyoming Legislature adjourned sine die on March 13 after 24 days in session. The session lasted an extra four days this year because of a decision made by lawmakers last year. During the session, […]

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The Wyoming Democratic Party has canceled all county conventions and the in-person portion of its upcoming caucus. The party has taken the precautions over increasing concerns around the coronavirus outbreak. The events to assign Wyoming’s 13 pledged delegates, scheduled for […]

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Gov. Mark Gordon signed a bill modifying provisions related to procurement and contracting by governmental entities. House Bill 50 increases the amount to $15,000 for bids or contracts for supplies or services required to be made by competitive sealed bidding. […]

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State lawmakers and the Office of the Secretary of State are working on legislation to limit the influence of corporate money on state elections. The Office of the Secretary of State proposed a slate of election code changes to the […]

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The Wyoming Legislature adjourned sine die in the early hours of February 28. The House spent the final day of its 2019 legislative session overriding four of Gov. Mark Gordon’s 14 vetoes, but the Senate decided to only override two […]

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The Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office has announced the launch of a new online Lobbyist Center. The Lobbyist Center allows lobbyists to register online and gives the public real-time access to a list of Wyoming lobbyists and associated filings. The […]

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November 8, 2018  •  

Mark Gordon Takes Over in Wyoming

Republican Mark Gordon was elected governor of Wyoming over Democrat Mary Thorne. Also running were Rex Rammell of the Constitution Party and Lawrence Struempf of the Libertarian Party. With 99% of precincts reporting, Gordon won with 67 percent of the […]

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March 16, 2018  •  

Wyoming Legislature Adjourns

The 64th Wyoming Legislature adjourned its budget session on March 15 after a nearly week-long extension. Lawmakers passed several bills, including agreeing to over $20 million in cuts to education while increasing spending on capital construction projects. Gov. Matt Mead […]

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The Wyoming House Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Source Committee Chairman has resigned from the state Legislature due to health reasons. Speaker Steve Harshman announced Rep. Robert McKim will be replaced by Hans Hunt on the committee. Lincoln […]

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On March 3, the Wyoming Legislature adjourned its 2017 general session. Lawmakers passed a supplemental budget bill making cuts to education and substance abuse prevention funding. The budget adjustment was needed due to lower state revenues than previously anticipated. The […]

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