Monday, April 22, 2019

Wyoming Legislature Tackles Criminal Justice Reinvestment

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Legislature passed a slate of bills aimed at tackling criminal justice reinvestment in Wyoming this week.

Gordon Vetoes Bill to Raise Legislators Per Diem Rate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon said no to a bill that proposed a per diem raise to state legislators today.

Governor Mark Gordon Signs 27 Bills Into Law

CHEYENNE -- Governor Mark Gordon will sign bills during a formal bill signing ceremony held at 2 p.m. today in room L54...

Death Penalty Repeal Moves to Senate for Discussion

Testimony to consider the repeal of Wyoming's death penalty was heard this morning in the Senate Judiciary Committee after passing the House...

House Labor Committee Considers Bump in Minimum Wage

CHEYENNE -- Hourly workers in Wyoming may be seeing an increase in the minimum wage rate if a bill before the House Labor Committee...

Wyoming Legislature Moves to Update and Modernize Oil and Gas Regulations

CHEYENNE -- Working with private and public sector partners and Governor Mark Gordon, leadership of the House and Senate Minerals, Business & Economic Development...

Wyoming Senate Committee Kills Ban On “Crossover Voting” Measure

CHEYENNE -- A bill that received a lot of pre-session bluster never made it out of committee this week. Senate File 32 proposed a ban on...

House Bill Aims to Raise Cigarette Tax to $1.60 in Wyoming

CHEYENNE - Tobacco users, brace yourself. The Wyoming House of Representatives is considering a bill this week that if passed, would raise the tax on...

Anderson Introduces Bill to Level Playing Field in Government Contracting

CHEYENNE -- Natrona County Senator Jim Anderson (SD-28) has proposed legislation to level the playing field for union and non-union companies bidding government construction...

Legislation Introduced to Provide Property Tax Relief to Wyoming Senior Citizens

CHEYENNE -- Legislation introduced in the House this week provides for property tax relief to Wyoming senior citizens. HB128, the Senior Property Tax Exemption bill, allows qualified...

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