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JACKSON — Wyoming’s 24/7 Sobriety Program will continue running in Teton County until a verdict decides whether the program is unlawful, federal Judge Scott W. Skavdahl ordered April 15. The ACLU isn’t backing down, however. In a flurry of filings, the ACLU challenged Skavdahl’s ruling and...
CHEYENNE — The state’s top K-12 education official said Wednesday that Wyoming will not comply with recent rules from the federal government barring additional types of discrimination in exchange for getting money for subsidized school lunches. Potentially millions of dollars in lost federal...
CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law new legislation that would ban abortions in Wyoming five days after the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.  The announcement from the governor’s office came Tuesday afternoon. Shortly afterward, the ACLU emailed to reiterate its opposition to the...
CASPER — The Wyoming Legislature passed on Thursday an abortion ban trigger bill, joining 12 other statehouses across the country that have put in place similar legislation. The measure still requires the signature of Gov. Mark Gordon. House Bill 92 easily cleared the Senate with a 24 to 5 vote....
JACKSON —After months of threatening to sue, the ACLU of Wyoming has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Teton County’s 24/7 Sobriety Program, saying that court-ordered daily drug and alcohol tests violate the constitutional rights of people not yet convicted of a crime. Originally created by a...
CASPER — Despite strong support for the bill among Senate legislators, the Fairness in Women’s Sports act is dead. The bill, which would have barred transgender women and girls from participating in high school and collegiate sports that match their gender identity, failed to reach the House...
There’s a simple way to predict how much public testimony to expect at the start of a committee meeting, according to Sen. Chris Rothfuss (D-Laramie). “You look at the room, the room is full. You look online, there are plenty of people,” Rothfuss told WyoFile. If participation promises to be high,...
Athletic official says existing trans policy works   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The organization that oversees Wyoming high school sports  already has a policy in place for transgender athletes, a top official said Thursday, one day after state...
Bill would ban transgender women, girls from teams   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A group of state lawmakers filed a bill Wednesday that would bar transgender women and girls in Wyoming from participating in high school and collegiate sports that match...
Investment of $70M by Bluepeak helps close digital divide   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — With Wyoming ranked near the bottom among U.S. states for broadband access, internet provider Bluepeak is investing $70 million toward local expansion to help...

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