Rep. Steve Harshman

CHEYENNE — Lawmakers in the 67th Wyoming Legislature will decide whether to expand the state’s Medicaid program eligibility in the upcoming general session.  If approved, Wyoming will be the last state in the West to do so.  The Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee voted 9-5 on Tuesday to sponsor...
CHEYENNE – The 988 system for suicide prevention and mental health crises is one step closer to having a permanent funding source in Wyoming.  Members of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee voted Monday to sponsor a bill that would establish the suicide and crisis lifeline for the...
JACKSON – The geodomes are up, but local public land and water advocates are more concerned about a different development in the use of state lands. While Meghan Quinn, director of Protect Our Water Jackson Hole, is disappointed that Teton County has not taken more actions to prevent the glamping...
CHEYENNE — Lawmakers hope to address a lack of mental health resources for students in the upcoming general session.  Members of the Joint Education Committee voted 8-6 Tuesday to sponsor a bill that would allocate more than $11.5 million in additional funding for K-12 school districts for the next...
CHEYENNE — Lawmakers are taking heed of Gov. Mark Gordon’s call for fiscal conservatism in the upcoming general session, despite reports that state revenue estimates have exceeded previous forecasts.  “I really applaud the governor, and I strongly agree with his approach,” said Rep. Cyrus Western,...
CHEYENNE —A group of state lawmakers recommended a $70 million external cost adjustment Monday for the state’s K-12 school funding model in the wake of inflationary pressures.  Members of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education Committee approved the motion, 8-5, after hearing testimony about the...
Legislator drops plans for censure of colleague   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A Gillette lawmaker no longer plans to seek the censure of Rep. Steve Harshman, who was caught on camera last week cursing a colleague.  Rep. John Bear told his fellow...
By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — For the next two years, both houses of the Wyoming Legislature will be led by representatives from Natrona County who, coincidentally, represent each other. At its party caucus on Friday, Wyoming Republicans elected Sen. Drew...

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