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Wyoming Petitions for Control of Grizzly Bear Population in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
In The States
Wyoming Petitions for Control of Grizzly Bear Population in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
2021-09-20 15:23:46
by Brock Blasdell

The grizzly bear population in the Greater Yellowstone Area could potentially, for a third time, be delisted from the federal Endangered Species List — following a petition from Republican Gov. Mark Gordon. The petition, which cites the species as “fully-recovered”... Read More

Governor, Secretary of State Petition NRA to Relocate to Wyoming
In The States
Governor, Secretary of State Petition NRA to Relocate to Wyoming
2021-06-30 15:36:57
by Reece Nations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Mark Gordon and Secretary of State Edward Buchanan of Wyoming issued a letter to National Rifle Association Director Brian Gosch, inviting the organization to relocate to their state. Currently headquartered in Fairfax, Va., the NRA was... Read More

Scrum of Challengers Awaits Cheney After House GOP Ouster
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Scrum of Challengers Awaits Cheney After House GOP Ouster

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For pro-Trump Republicans, removing Rep. Liz Cheney from House GOP leadership was relatively easy. Booting her from office will be another matter. The rush to punish Cheney for her criticism of former President Donald Trump and... Read More

Wyoming Sues Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Ban
In The States
Wyoming Sues Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Ban
2021-03-24 18:40:32
by TWN Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  The state of Wyoming sued the Biden administration Wednesday challenging what state lawmakers describe as a "de-facto moratorium on oil and gas leasing" on federal land. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Wyoming, asserts Interior... Read More

Cheney Says She Won't Quit House After Wyoming Censure
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Cheney Says She Won't Quit House After Wyoming Censure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking House GOP leader, said Sunday she was undeterred by a censure from Wyoming Republicans and criticism from some House colleagues over her vote to impeach Donald Trump, and will not resign or... Read More

Wyoming Governor Directs CARES Act Funds to Assist Residents Seeking Health Insurance
State News
Wyoming Governor Directs CARES Act Funds to Assist Residents Seeking Health Insurance
2020-11-16 19:02:19
by Sean Trambley

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Gov. Mark Gordon recently directed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to assist Wyoming residents in signing up for health insurance. Governor Gordon allocated $600,000 for the effort, which will be directed to the... Read More

Wyoming Governor Launches Energy Rebound Program to Aid Oil and Gas Industry
State News
Wyoming Governor Launches Energy Rebound Program to Aid Oil and Gas Industry
2020-11-12 21:18:17
by Sean Trambley

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Gov. Mark Gordon will use CARES Act funding to assist Wyoming’s economic recovery and boost employment in the oil and gas industry. The Energy Rebound Program will utilize up to $15 million in CARES Act funding to... Read More

WY Senate: Cynthia Lummis (R)
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WY Senate: Cynthia Lummis (R)
2020-10-28 12:36:08
by TWN Staff

About Lummis: Born in Cheyenne, Wyo., Cynthia Lummis served as Wyoming’s state representative from 1979 to 1993, state senator from 1993 to 1995 and state treasurer from 1999 to 2007. During that time, she supported policy decisions on a variety... Read More

Wyoming Announces $250 Million in Budget Cuts Stemming From COVID-19, More Expected
State News
Wyoming Announces $250 Million in Budget Cuts Stemming From COVID-19, More Expected
2020-08-31 15:50:56
by Dan McCue

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Its energy sector devastated by the coronavirus outbreak, officials in Wyoming announced $250 million in budget cuts, saying more are on the way. "This is just the tip of the iceberg," said Gov. Mark Gordon, a Republican,... Read More

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