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Doctors Have To Offer Ultra Sounds Before Abortions

Wyoming doctors will now be required to offer abortion patients the option to have an ultra sound, before an abortion procedure is performed in the state. Governor Matt mead signed the bill requiring doctors to offer Continue reading

Felony Charge For Killing Pets And Animals?

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed by the Wyoming House of Representatives this week that would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a Continue reading

Wyoming Shoots Down Guns On College Campuses

Wyoming residents will not be able to carry guns on College Campuses in the state, after a bill was defeated this week in the Wyoming State Senate. House Bill 136, which would have allowed concealed carry on Wyoming college campuses, was killed Continue reading

Online Sales Tax Coming To Wyoming

Wyoming residents will now have to pay taxes on online purchases. A bill, which is expected to be signed soon by Governor Matt Mead, will require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases from the states residents and return the money to Continue reading

Wyoming May Take $144 Million From State Savings

wyoming-flag-graphicGovernor Matt Mead released his preliminary budget for 2017 yesterday. The Governor has proposed using $144 million from the states $1.6 billion rainy day fund to help cover the nearly $400 million budget shortfall. Mead is also calling for Continue reading

Mead To Release Budget For 2017, Cuts Expected

matt_meadWyoming Governor Matt Mead is expected to announce his plans for the 2017 budget sometime today. The budget will have to compensate for the expected $157 million budget shortfall, in addition to the $248 million in state government cuts that were announced by Mead earlier this summer. The deficit is due to falling revenues from Coal Continue reading

Trump’s Election Could Be Big For Wyo Coal

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming Governor Matt Mead says that he is hopeful that with election of Donald Trump, the state will be able to turn around its declining coal and energy production. Wyoming is the nations leading coal producer, but production has slipped recently due to increased Continue reading

Wyoming May Have To Use Rainy Day Fund

wyoming-flag-graphicWith a large budget deficit looming for the 2017-2018 budget year in Wyoming, Governor Matt Mead has indicated that the state could look to its rainy day fund to deal with the issues. Current projections have the 2017-18 budget running at a $156 million Continue reading

Wyoming GOP Members Still With Trump

wyoming-flag-graphicAfter a recent tape was released of Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump making lewd comments about woman, Wyoming elected officials have condemned the comments, but have stopped short of withdrawing their commitment to the nominee.  State Representative Cynthia Continue reading

Mead Done Cutting Budget For 2016

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming Governor Matt Mead says that he is not planning on making additional cuts to the states budget until the January legislative session. Mead sliced $250 million from the states budget in June. The Governor stated that if budget cuts continue they will result in Wyoming State government employees Continue reading

Wyoming Partners With Japan To Research Clean Coal

wyoming-flag-graphicIn an effort to revitalize the coal industry in the state, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed an agreement yesterday, which will allow the state to work in conjunction with a conglomerate of Japanese energy companies in order to research clean coal technologies. Researchers from the Japanese group will work closely with the University of Continue reading

Wyoming Trails and Paths Assessed

wyoming-state-flag-EDIT-300A task force has been created to assess recreational trails and paths in Wyoming.  The goal is for the task force to create a report to help the state better understand the opportunities and challenges of non-motorized recreation. The task force was created through a law that was signed by Governor Matt Mead during the last legislative session.  This will be Continue reading