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A photo of Wyoming's Senate as lawmakers opened their special session this week. The session is being held to chart Wyoming's response to the coronavirus vaccine mandate proposed by President Joe Biden. (Photo by Rhianna Gelhart, Wyoming Tribune Eagle)
 
Legislature advances 10 bills to start Wyoming special session   By Hannah Black and Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The special session called to push back against the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate was supported Tuesday morning by both chambers of...
Poll: Medicaid expansion popular   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER —A new poll commissioned by four nonprofits shows significant support for Medicaid Expansion in Wyoming, a government health insurance assistance program for those who can’t afford insurance...
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...
Senate committee kills Medicaid expansion   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — After clearing the House in a historic vote last week, a bill authorizing the expansion of Medicaid coverage to an estimated 24,000 residents in Wyoming was defeated by a Senate...
Legislature strikes budget deal   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming’s 66th Legislature began its final full week of the 2021 general session by agreeing on a supplemental budget. The House and Senate voted to approve a version of the budget ...
Bill protecting gun rights from federal rules passes Senate   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A bill intended to exempt Wyomingites from future federal restrictions on gun rights passed the Senate floor Wednesday with a 24-6 vote. Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-...
Medicaid expansion bill approved in House committee   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — A bill to authorize Medicaid expansion to low-income residents in Wyoming gained approval from a House committee Thursday evening, as some lawmakers push for the state...
Budget proposals finalized in House, Senate   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — After two days without meeting due to the historic winter storm that hit southeast Wyoming last weekend, state lawmakers will return to the Capitol Wednesday with a divide...
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...
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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