Secretary of State Chuck Gray

Group wants Weston County’s legislative representation restored   The Board of Weston County Commissioners was made aware of a resolution coming its way that, if approved, would declare two vacancies in the Wyoming State Legislature, one for representative and one for senator for Weston County.   ...
POWELL — A group of residents is again asking the Park County commissioners to order a hand count of the ballots cast in the upcoming election instead of continuing to use electronic tabulators.    “We’re here to request the board choose to have humans count ballots,” Sen. Dan Laursen (R-Powell)...
CHEYENNE – Anonymous attack mailers have struck once again, this time targeting Wyoming Secretary of State Chuck Gray.   A few Cheyenne residents recently received anonymous attack mail that labeled Gray as a RINO, an acronym for “Republican In Name Only” that is used to accuse political leaders of...

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...
CHEYENNE — What should have been a nonpartisan issue became a heated political debate in the Capitol’s auditorium on Friday, when dozens of people turned out in person and online to comment on a controversial new voter registration rule.   Secretary of State Chuck Gray filed a notice of the rule on...
CHEYENNE — A Laramie lawyer has appealed the dismissal of his attempt to bar former President Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., from the Wyoming ballot to the Wyoming Supreme Court.    On Jan. 4, U.S. District Judge Misha Westby granted Secretary of State Chuck Gray’s motion to...
State residents face an uphill battle trying to create a law without the Legislature.   JACKSON — Since gaining the power to make laws through ballot initiatives, Wyoming residents have successfully done so only three times.   There have been 36 attempts since 1968. Seven petitions gained enough...

File photo: Kelly Parcel

Options: Sell to the park or negotiate an 'unlikely' land swap   CHEYENNE — The clock is ticking on the Kelly Parcel — if Wyoming wants to save this piece of wild land from being auctioned off to private developers, officials say the state’s best option is to initiate a sale to Grand Teton National...
JACKSON — Changes to voter registration rules proposed by the Secretary of State’s Office don’t have the support of the Wyoming County Clerks’ Association.   The association sent a memorandum Monday to Secretary of State Chuck Gray, the Wyoming Legislature’s Management Council and Gov. Mark Gordon...
JACKSON — Teton County’s mail hasn’t been processed in-state in almost a decade, and that could be the reality for most Wyoming communities in the coming years.   The U.S. Postal Service wants to downgrade Cheyenne’s processing and distribution center and move operations to Denver. There have also...

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