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Resolution would require voter approval for tax increases   By Stephen Dow The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Economist and former state Rep. Mike Madden, R-Buffalo, knows the challenges of passing new taxes in Wyoming. During his 12 years in the Wyoming Legislature and seven...
House votes to keep Wyoming out of national youth survey   By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House killed an amendment last week that would’ve brought the Equality State back into a national survey that asks middle and high schoolers questions...
Vote Oct. 8 Dear editor, Attention to all of you who are 60 years old or older: Did you know you have an opportunity to vote for the people who are responsible for Weston County Senior Services center? Tuesday, Oct. 8, is election day for new board members who will serve on the Weston County...
By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – The Wyoming House of Representatives will debate a bill that would require voters to present photo identification at the polls.  Sponsored by Casper Republican Chuck Gray, House Bill 192 seeks to prevent voter fraud in...
By Heather Richards Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A group organized by a Wyoming senator plans to quintuple Wyoming’s wind tax in an unusual way — by a vote of the people.  Wyoming has a unique tax on wind energy production; just one other state levies a fee on wind power...
While county and state races dominated the 2018 primary election in Weston County, all attention shifted to government at an even more local level in November as the only seriously contested races on the general election ballot in Weston County were in the towns of Newcastle and Upton, and on the...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Wyoming residents will join voters in 36 other states casting ballots for their governors in the 2018 general election on Nov. 6. Wyoming voters have four gubernatorial candidates to choose from in this year’s top-ticket race.  Republican Mark Gordon beat out several...
By Ramsey Scott Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE - In the future, Wyomingites could be filling out their ballots from the comfort of their own home.  A proposed bill to allow counties to move to mail-in ballot elections cleared a major hurdle Wednesday, passing out of the...

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