Gov. Mark Gordon

The sun sets behind the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne in 2022. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile)

 

FROM WYOFILE:    Lawmakers begin the session Monday. They’ll debate the budget, property taxes, election law and rising electric bills, among other issues. Social issues are also expected to play a significant role.   Wyoming’s sleepy State Capitol will roar back to life Monday when lawmakers...
  CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s economy is growing and its future is bright, Governor Mark Gordon said in his 2024 State of the State speech. He highlighted that Wyoming’s GDP is the highest in history and unemployment is as low as it has been since 2008. He did note that the state must continue...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — In the newest episode of his podcast “The Morning Gather,” Gov. Mark Gordon is joined by Wyoming Senate President Ogden Driskill and Speaker of the House Albert Sommers for a preview of the upcoming 2024 legislative session.   The podcast series is part of the governor’s goal to...
CHEYENNE — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon hosted scientists, academics and policymakers in Colorado’s capital city this week to discuss using technological innovations to decarbonize the region.   The workshop took place Wednesday and Thursday in Denver and is the third of four events centered around his...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon is telling the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the Biden administration’s management plan for old-growth forests is a “misguided, top-down proposal that should go no further.”   In a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Gordon asked the Forest...
Crook County Commissioners criticize one-size-fits-all approach and failure to involve local governments   SUNDANCE —Crook County is calling for the U.S. Forest Service to rethink its plans to amend every national forest land management in the nation to create one overall strategy for managing old-...

Ceremonial shovels mark the location of the Innovation Center coal refinery field demonstration project north of Gillette on Sept. 2, 2022. It will be co-located with Atlas Carbon's facility that produces activated carbon products. (Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile)

FROM WYOFILE:    The first company to commercialize a non-combustive use for Wyoming’s Powder River Basin coal must open its books. State could seize assets.   Atlas Carbon, the first company to commercialize a non-combustive use for Powder River Basin coal, has defaulted on a $15 million state...

Flooding in Red Lodge, Montana, affected homes and businesses on Broadway and several roads near the city center. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Kinzely for the Powell Tribune/Wyoming News Exchange)

FROM WYOFILE:    Fire marshal’s office to apply for $2 million grant to bolster state supply of code inspectors via education.   Imagine buying a newly built house, but when Wyoming’s winds start huffing and puffing at its front door, the whole thing falls flat, endangering the lives of those...
CHEYENNE — Members of the Wyoming Freedom Caucus signed onto a House bill that would prohibit the Centers for Disease and Control and the World Health Organization from having any jurisdiction in Wyoming.   House Bill 91 was received for introduction on Thursday, sponsored by Rep. Jeanette Ward, R-...
CHEYENNE — On Monday, Gov. Mark Gordon announced the launch of his new mental health initiative, which identifies five key pillars that are “critical” to boost outcomes for those battling with mental health issues.   Gordon’s “Mental Health Roadmap” is the result of collaborative work among the...

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