Casper City Council appoints Ray Pacheco as mayor
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2M ago
After Bruce Knell’s resignation, Casper City Council gathered for a special meeting on September, 22 to appoint a new mayor.During the meeting, the Casper City Council appointed Ray Pacheco as mayor and Lisa Engebretsen as vice mayor ..read more
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Wyoming Senator Cynthia Lummis joins bipartisan efforts to protect pay for wildland firefighters
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2M ago
In July, a group of senators including John Barasso introduced the Wildland Firefighter Paycheck Protection Act. The motion will ensure the federal government provides funding to continue to recruit and retain wildland firefighters and provide pay increases. Senator Lummis has co-sponsored this movement, saying wildlife firefighters have dangerous jobs and the current pay rate is not enough to incentivise wildland firefighters to stay on the job ..read more
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House Democrats introduce Abortion Justice Act
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5M ago
Supporters call the bill ‘unapologetically aspirational," as legislators mark the one-year anniversary of the Dobbs ruling which ended protection for abortion under Roe versus Wade ..read more
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Wyoming bolsters cyber defense efforts with new team
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6M ago
Governor Mark Gordon has signed an executive order formally establishing a special team focused on responding to cyber threats and attacks ..read more
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House Democrats deploy rare tactic to force GOP to debate gun reform
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6M ago
Updated: Jun. 14, 2023 at 12:28 AM UTC ..read more
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Democrats reintroduce bill to safeguard access to contraception
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6M ago
This month marks one year since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to an abortion ..read more
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President pressured to invoke 14th amendment to raise the debt ceiling if deal isn’t reached
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6M ago
Negotiations between the President & top GOP leaders have progressed but have not yet produced a deal ..read more
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Bill to expand U.S. Supreme Court reintroduced in Congress
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7M ago
Senator Markey, Rep. Cori Bush call for expansion of the U.S. Supreme Court to 13 justices ..read more
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Bill promises to lower childcare costs for families, increase pay for workers
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7M ago
The bill would also expand access to Pre-K and Head Start programs in addition to increasing worker wages ..read more
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Wyoming House Speaker issues statement over social media post
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8M ago
“Yesterday, I was made aware of a post on social media by Representative Karlee Provenza which appeared to advocate for the use of firearms to “Protect Trans Folks Against Fascists and Bigots ..read more
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