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 By Nick Reynolds    News    June 13, 2019

Laramie Democrat will run for U.S. Senate

CASPER - The race to fill outgoing Sen. Mike Enzi's seat has its first declared candidate. Activist and community organizer Yana Ludwig, a Democrat, will be announcing her candidacy for the party's no... Full story

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    May 2, 2019

Revenue Committee looks at reviving some tax bills

CASPER — With limited options left on the table, the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee will be reviving a number of failed money-raising bills from the 2019 general session, including an ill-fated corporate income tax bill. At its... Full story

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    April 11, 2019

Utah-based carrier selected for state air service plan

CASPER — A state-appointed group tasked with finding sustainable air service for Wyoming’s far flung communities took a significant step in the process last week, announcing the state had entered into negotiations with a Utah-based airline to... Full story

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    March 28, 2019

Wyoming incomes ninth highest in nation

CASPER — Wyoming ended 2018 with the ninth-highest per capita income in the nation. However, while incomes in Wyoming grew 4.5 percent over the previous year thanks to a resurgence in several of its extractive industries, overall income growth in... Full story

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    March 28, 2019

Nebraska floods could affect Wyoming ag

CASPER — Nearly two weeks after one of the most powerful winter storms of the decade hit the Northern Rockies and Midwest, Wyoming has largely moved past March’s record-setting snows and settled into the rhythm of spring. In the fields, young... Full story

 

Lobbyists, conservatives oppose corporate income tax

CHEYENNE — In the past five weeks, the Wyoming Legislature has examined a property tax, a tax on wind energy, and taxes on hotel rooms, cigarettes and vape products. None of those taxes, however, have attracted the attention or scrutiny that House...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    January 8, 2019

Wyoming legislature gears up for general session

CASPER — Over the next 40 days, members of the Wyoming Legislature will consider between 400 and 500 bills.  Some of those bills will have been talked about, poked and prodded for months, originating in committees comprised of seasoned lawmakers...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    November 2, 2018

Fremont County voting incident raises questions

CASPER — A Democratic organizer from the Wind River Reservation said she and other activists faced difficulties in their efforts to vote early in Fremont County, prompting allegations of voter suppression seen on reservations in other areas of the...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    October 26, 2018

State revenue exceeds expectations; provides cautious optimism

CASPER — Wyoming’s revenues greatly exceeded earlier projections made by the state’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group, according to new numbers released Wednesday morning. Though the new infusion of funds to the state’s general fund was...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    October 20, 2018

More than 12,500 switch parties 

CASPER — More than 12,500 Wyoming voters changed their party affiliation this summer, new numbers from the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office show. The long-awaited data, which covered a period between July 6 and Sept. 20, addresses the question...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    October 17, 2018

Wyoming beef producers look overseas

CASPER — Goods and commodities from Wyoming go places most of us never even imagined: tractor bodies and railroad fixtures to counties like Brazil or Japan, plaster boards to Chile or Indonesia. One of Wyoming’s signature sectors – the beef...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    October 9, 2018

Wyoming has nation's highest difference in pay between sexes

CASPER — In 2017, Wyoming made headlines for all the wrong reasons. “Bad news, Wyoming women,” began the January 2017 article in Forbes. “Your state has the worst gender pay gap out of all 50.”  The story, to anyone who’d been in...

 

Numbers show crossover voting had little impact on race

CASPER — Allegations Republican candidate for governor Mark Gordon won his primary because of Democrats voting in the GOP contest are statistically unfounded, new voter registration numbers from the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office show. In th...

 

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