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JACKSON –  A 42-year-old Colorado man was working for BMZ Roofing, a Colorado Springs-based company, when he fell 60 feet from a roof April 27 while working on the Cody House in Teton Village. Ricardo Miranda Hernandez was killed instantly. The roofer’s death highlights Wyoming’s alarming rate of...
Barrasso, Lummis join anti-mandate brief   CODY (WNE) — U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., joined Senator Mike Braun (R-Ind.), 44 other Senators, and 136 Representatives in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States.  The amicus brief was filed to an...
Cheyenne, Douglas hospitals sued over vaccination policy   By Matt Adelman Douglas Budget Via Wyoming News Exchange   DOUGLAS — A group of hospital employees in Douglas and Cheyenne filed a lawsuit Dec. 22 against their respective employers in federal court seeking to halt policies related to Covid...
Wyoming appeals mandate ruling to U.S. Supreme Court   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming took another step in fighting back against federal vaccine mandates Saturday, this time in the court battle over worker requirements at larger businesses. ...
COVID-19 special session bill called into question   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — State lawmakers are beginning to question the interpretation of the special session bill recently signed into law by Gov. Mark Gordon after the suspension of the federal...
Power station workers protest vaccine mandate   By Mark DeLap Platte County Record Times Via Wyoming News Exchange   WHEATLAND – Somewhere around 85 protesters peacefully gathered at Basin Electric Laramie River Station near gate No. 1 last Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., where they called out to...
Special session bill supports mandate legal challenge   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The only bill to come out of the Wyoming Legislature’s weeklong special session will not be as far-reaching as some expected, but it will define the state’s legal...
One bill emerges from special session   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — One bill dedicated to fighting the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate emerged Wednesday evening as the Wyoming Legislature ended a seven-day special session.  House Bill 1002 was...
Businesses to state lawmakers: No more mandates   By Jennifer Kocher Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — “No more regulations or mandates on Cheyenne businesses” was the clear message from the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce on Friday as state legislators gear up for a...
UW readies to comply with Biden mandates despite Gordon’s opposition   By Daniel Bendtsen, WyoFile.com   Just minutes before Gov. Mark Gordon on Wednesday unveiled a “two-pronged plan” to combat a federal mandate for large employers to either vaccinate or regularly test all workers for COVID-19,...

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