Rep. Allen Slagle

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The 67th Wyoming Legislature kicked off its second week of the 2023 General Session on Monday, Jan. 16, and local legislators stated that Northeast Wyoming residents should pay particular attention to agriculture issues addressed in various bills up for consideration.  The House Agriculture...
The 67th Wyoming Legislature convened on Tuesday, Jan. 10, for a 37-day General Session.  “The Wyoming Senate and House of Representatives will hold opening ceremonies as their first order of business and new members of the Legislature and legislative leadership will be sworn in at this time,” a...
CASPER —In the wake of school board races mired in controversy over books some call “pornographic,” a freshman lawmaker is pushing a bill to expand the definition of child pornography and reverse obscenity exemptions meant to allow the teaching of sexual health topics.  The sponsor of House Bill 87...
Weston County is well represented in terms of agriculture in the  67th Wyoming Legislature this year as both Sen. Cheri Steinmetz, R-Lingle, and Rep. Allen Slagle, R-Newcastle, will serve on agriculture committees on their respective sides of the State Capitol, according to a Dec. 2 release from...
A total of 2,845 ballots were cast in the 2022 general election in Weston County, and the results were certified on Nov. 10, two days after the election, according to Weston County Clerk Becky Hadlock. She noted that a total of 745 absentee ballots were requested in the county before the election...
CASPER — A record number of voters wrote in candidates for the secretary of state general election this year, records from the Secretary of State’s Office show.  Trump-backed Republican nominee for secretary of state Chuck Gray, who is the outgoing representative for House District 57, still easily...
Public denied the right to comment   The News Letter Journal intends to continue with its lawsuit against the Board of Weston County Commissioners despite a Nov. 1 statement from the board revealing its votes for the replacement of former Rep. Hans Hunt more than a year after they used secret...

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