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Lawmaker fired from job because of improper texts 


March 11, 2016

POWELL (AP) — A state legislator from Cody has been fired from his job as Park County’s deputy prosecutor after sending a series of profane and belittling texts to a woman being prosecuted by his office.

Republican Rep. Sam Krone says he was notified of his firing by Park County Attorney Bryan Skoric on Feb. 24 during the legislative budget session, which ended last week in Cheyenne.

Krone acknowledged to the Powell Tribune that he’d sent inappropriate messages and said he was sorry for his mistakes.

Krone stressed that he’d had no involvement in prosecuting the woman, whose case ha...

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