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Wyoming voters’ have retained their right to change party affiliation on election day after a bill to restrict the practice died in the Wyoming House of Representatives.  Senate File 97 – Change in party affiliation died quietly when it did not receive a first reading vote in the House by the...
CASPER —An election reform bill that former President Donald Trump is lobbying lawmakers to adopt has cleared its latest legislative hurdle. The Wyoming Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously passed a ban on crossover voting Tuesday night. Senate File 97, sponsored by Ranchester Republican Sen....
Campbell school vaccine incentive program criticized   By Cary Littlejohn Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Members of the public, including some teachers, came to tell the Campbell County School District’s board of trustees that they were not happy with the decision to...
Campbell County School District to offer $300 incentive for staff to get COVID-19 vaccine   By Cary Littlejohn Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE —The Campbell County School District will offer a one-time $300 incentive for district employees who are fully vaccinated against...
Cheney removed from House leadership post   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — House Republicans voted Wednesday morning to remove Rep. Liz Cheney, Wyoming's lone member of the chamber and an outspoken critic of former President Donald Trump, from her...
Runoff bill would take effect later   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A bill to transition Wyoming to a runoff election system received initial approval from a legislative committee Thursday.  The bill still needs to succeed in both the House and Senate...

Rob Wallace enjoys Jackson Lake in September 2019, shortly after he was confirmed as the Assistant Secretary of Fish, Wildlife and Parks at the U.S. Department of Interior. The Jackson Hole resident’s time with Interior came to a close with the change in presidential administrations. Photo by Bradly J. Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide.

Global conservation, COVID response defined Wallace’s Interior stint with Trump administration   By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Rob Wallace’s first official move in the inner circle of decision-making at the U.S. Department of the Interior was to...

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More than 50 people attend Wednesday night’s meeting of the Weston County Republican Party, at the Pizza Barn. At the meeting they voted to censure Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo, due to her stance taken on the impeachment of former President Donald Trump.

 
County Republicans censure Cheney 71 people sign letter to Cheney Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County Republicans joined a majority of Wyoming’s counties on Wednesday, Feb. 3, when they voted to censure Rep. Liz Cheney. In addition to the official censure resolution, 71...
Cheney wins House GOP leadership challenge   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Rep. Liz Cheney survived an internal challenge to remove her from House leadership on Wednesday night, staving off an attempt by Trump loyalists to punish her for supporting...

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On Jan. 27, the Weston County GOP held a town hall at Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center. Frank Eathorne, Wyoming GOP chair, pictured, was the special guest. He spoke about several issues that have become important to area Republicans, and instructed on the mechanics involved in making the common voice more important and weighty with politicians, not only in Cheyenne, but in Washington, D.C., as well. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   During a standing-room-only town hall on Jan. 26 at the Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center, Weston County Republican Chair Kari Drost and Wyoming GOP Chair Frank Eathorne encouraged county GOP members to continue to stand together for the party’s beliefs.  Drost...

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