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D elegates to the Constitutional Convention, as we have seen, did not fail to address the issue of presidential authority to invoke executive privilege. Rather, they chose not to clothe the president with power to withhold information from Congress. The framers of the Constitution, part of a...
Congress considers new fees on hardrock mining   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The federal reconciliation debate is plodding backward, and hardrock mining royalties are back on the bargaining table. Among the policies outlined in the Democrats’ $3.5...
Delegation opposes DC statehood   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The three federal delegates from Wyoming, a state often mentioned in discussions of whether to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., have come out strongly opposed to a bill the House of...
Wyoming elected leaders largely opposed to Biden infrastructure plan   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – Wyoming’s federal delegates have largely come out in opposition to President Joe Biden’s roughly $2 trillion infrastructure plan, even as a few details...
Legislature eyes special session to allocate federal relief funds   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   CHEYENNE – What can cash-strapped Wyoming do with $1.3 billion from the federal government? Plenty, if you ask members of the Wyoming Legislature. Yet lawmakers are hesitant to say such a windfall...
Gordon calls for federal carbon capture support   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming’s governor urged members of Congress on Friday to back federal legislation that could help speed up carbon capture infrastructure development across the country....
Gun rights bill approved by committee   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A bill intended to protect Wyoming gun owners from potential federal restrictions will be discussed on the Senate floor after passing unanimously out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on...
Medicaid expansion is on Legislature's docket, again, but with $120M incentive   By Tom Hallberg Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Medicaid expansion is again before the Wyoming Legislature, but this time it comes with an incentive of $120 million. President Biden’s latest...
Cheney, Lummis split over Electoral College challenge   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Two of Wyoming’s three federal delegates have taken different stances regarding largely unsubstantiated concerns over the 2020 presidential election leading up to a...
State seeks extension for spending federal stimulus money   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – Wyoming leaders are hoping for more money from the federal government as Congress remains gridlocked over an additional round of stimulus funding.  The state is...

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