Gov. Mark Gordon

ROCK SPRINGS — A former legislator is urging LGBTQ Wyomingites and their supporters to contact Gov. Mark Gordon about a bill that passed the House and Senate during the 2023 General Session.   Rock Springs resident Chad Banks spoke on bills that were introduced during the recent legislative session...
CHEYENNE — Four counties in Wyoming will have more federal contracting opportunities after the governor-designated Historically Underutilized Business Zone option was taken advantage of for the first time.   Gov. Mark Gordon requested Big Horn, Converse, Sweetwater and Sublette counties be granted...
CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon can count many wins during this year’s legislative session.    The supplemental budget bill aligned closely with what he proposed and also put away roughly $1.4 billion in savings. The Legislature boosted pay for state employees to counteract inflation and invested in the...
CODY — After receiving support in the Senate and multiple committees, a bill that would have made significant changes to the preference point system for hunting moose and bighorn sheep died on third reading in the House last month.   Senate File 88 failed on a 22-40 vote Feb. 16. The bill split the...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon signed a proclamation declaring Wyoming a Hidden Heroes State, which recognizes the caregivers of veterans across Wyoming, while highlighting some of the available resources for military caregivers.   The Hidden Heroes campaign is a collaboration between AARP and...
CASPER — In a step that could pave the way for broader changes to Wyoming’s property tax system, Gov. Mark Gordon on Friday gave his signature to a proposed constitutional amendment to make a fourth tax class exclusively for residential property.    Right now, residences fall under the same tax...
CHEYENNE — As the Wyoming Legislature wrapped up its general session Friday, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said impactful legislation came out of the 37-day gathering.   They weighed in on the bills they believed would most benefit residents and push the state forward, whether that be...
CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon allowed House Bill 103 — legislation that bans crossover voting in Wyoming — to quietly become law without his signature on Thursday.    He explained in a Thursday evening letter that he chose not to sign the bill because it “adds uncertainty to the voting process.”   ...
GILLETTE — To mark the full year since Kennedy Wainaina's sister was last heard from, he took a long trip from Boise, Idaho, to Cheyenne.   The destination was the Wyoming State Capitol, but more specifically, the Governor’s Office.   On Friday, Feb. 24, Wainaina and his cousin Tarisai Githu...
CHEYENNE—A major shift lies ahead in how the state of Wyoming regulates shed-antler hunting, until now a free outdoor pursuit available to anyone on public land.    Fourteen years ago, Wyoming was ahead of the curve when legislators made a big change to state law, banning shed-antler hunting on...

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