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Election integrity divides U.S. House GOP primary candidates   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Views on election integrity in the 2020 presidential election and the actions taken at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, divided the Republican primary...
CHEYENNE — In an already challenging industry, farmers in southeastern Wyoming are feeling the brunt of inflation and record-high fuel prices.  The average diesel fuel price in Wyoming is up to $5.70 per gallon, according to AAA. Feed and fertilizer costs have risen sharply, as well.  Farmers in...
CHEYENNE — For years, Wyoming’s school capital construction account was primarily funded by federal coal lease bonus revenues.  “Those have essentially gone away,” Senior School Finance Analyst Matthew Willmarth with the Legislative Service Office told the Select Committee on School Facilities at...
CHEYENNE — The state’s top K-12 education official said Wednesday that Wyoming will not comply with recent rules from the federal government barring additional types of discrimination in exchange for getting money for subsidized school lunches. Potentially millions of dollars in lost federal...
CHEYENNE — Candidates for Wyoming superintendent of public instruction condemned a recent change by the Biden administration prohibiting schools that receive some lunch funding from discriminating against students based on their gender identity and sexual orientation.  Three Republicans – current...
CHEYENNE —With Democrats running for elected office in Wyoming recognizing that they are in the political minority in the state, some candidates told the Wyoming Tribune Eagle they are helping to provide a necessary balance in perspective and policy.  “Monoculture isn’t good in horticulture or in...
CHEYENNE – Although it would be later than previously anticipated, the state of Wyoming could still get its very own virtual currency. Its value would not be subject to much fluctuation, experts predict. This could be the first government in the U.S. to issue this virtual currency. Stakeholders...
CHEYENNE — There could be a pathway for Wyoming politicians to be formally cleared to accept campaign contributions in the form of virtual currency – at least possibly if state officials go along with this suggestion.  During a hearing Tuesday morning of the Legislature’s Select Committee on...
CHEYENNE — Concern from the state superintendent of public instruction, about new federal rules requiring that recipients of some school lunch support forbid additional types of discrimination is stirring objections among some local stakeholders to his stance.  Should Wyoming schools decide to not...
CHEYENNE – Survey results finding a lack of confidence by stakeholders point up the perceived need to update the education system for current times. Leaders of educational organizations across the state told the Wyoming Tribune Eagle they are listening to this feedback, and see this as an...

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