Rep. Chip Neiman

The Wyoming Constitution grants each legislative chamber the power to write its own rules. Each must do so by close of business on the fifth day of the general session. The 67th Legislature, for example, had been using the rules of the 66th Legislature until Monday.    Under the previous rules —...

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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...
JACKSON  —  As Wyoming lawmakers double down on efforts to make abortions illegal, introducing a bill that would prohibit chemical abortions, a Teton County doctor said that would affect not only Wyoming women but Idahoans as well. Of 26 abortion patients from September through November last year,...
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...
JACKSON (WNE) — Three anti-abortion advocates have appealed the decision of a Teton County judge not to let them assist in defending Wyoming’s law criminalizing abortions. The seven-page appeal, which was filed last Thursday in Teton County District Court, seeks to overturn District Court Judge...
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...
CASPER  – Lawmakers from the House Freedom Caucus and others, including secretary of state-elect Chuck Gray, sent a letter to the University of Wyoming on Friday denouncing the school’s decision to revoke the tabling privileges of a Laramie church elder after he targeted a transgender student in a...
CROOK COUNTY—Rep. Chip Neiman (R-Hulett) likens his first term in the Wyoming Legislature to being a newly married youngster responsible for a 2-month-old baby.  “I had flippin’ no idea what I was doing,” Neiman said from the living room of his ranch home. A newcomer to politics in general, that’s...
CHEYENNE — Members of the Wyoming Senate and House of Representatives selected their respective leaders and finalized committee assignments for the 67th Wyoming Legislature following party caucuses Nov. 19 and 20.  Members of leadership will be formally confirmed, and newly elected legislators will...
JACKSON – The legal challenge to Wyoming’s abortion ban is headed to the Wyoming Supreme Court after a Wednesday order from Teton County District Court Judge Melissa Owens to certify questions of law to the state’s highest court. The same day, Judge Owens also denied a request from three...

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