Sen. John Barrasso

CASPER – Sens. Cynthia Lummis and John Barrasso both backed successful legislation Thursday to block railroad unions from striking over a longstanding contract dispute.  At the same time, the Wyoming Republicans opposed an attempt to grant seven days of paid sick leave to the workers. That vote...
CHEYENNE – U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., voted in support of federal protections for same-sex marriage Tuesday, one of 12 Republicans to vote in favor of the Respect for Marriage Act as it passed 61-36 in the Senate.  She was not joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., who has previously said in...
CASPER – Former President Donald Trump’s popularity continues to hold strong in Wyoming, a new poll from the University of Wyoming shows.  The survey also found that a majority of Republicans in Wyoming prefer Trump as the Republican presidential nominee rather than another candidate.  The poll,...
CASPER – In an open letter to Sen. Cynthia Lummis, the Wyoming Pastors Network asked her to “reverse course” on her vote for the Respect for Marriage Act, which would codify protections for same-sex marriage under federal law.  The group asked Lummis to support “an amendment that prevents H.R. 8404...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — On Thanksgiving Day, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., shared dinner with Wyoming Marines and airmen serving in Okinawa, Japan.  They’re attached to the 3rd (III) Marine Expeditionary Force and Air Force’s 18th Wing, according to a news release from Barrasso’s office.  Barrasso...
TORRINGTON (WNE) –  U.S. Senators John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, and Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyoming, stated in a press release they are joining South Dakota and Iowa Senators in introducing an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Funding Accountability Act.  “This legislation holds the IRS accountable for the $80...
CASPER — Members of a major railroad union voted to reject a tentative contract deal, union leaders announced Monday, renewing the possibility of a strike that could shut down the country’s railroads — and several key Wyoming industries — early next month.  The deal resulted from last-minute...
CASPER – Support for former president Donald Trump’s presidential bid is tepid at best in Wyoming’s Washington delegation following a midterm election that ended up being pretty lackluster for Trump loyalists.  Between outgoing representative Liz Cheney’s ardent opposition to Trump and incoming...

Harriet Hageman, Wyoming's Republican nominee in the race for U.S. House of Representatives, gets ready to vote at the Kiwanis Community House in Cheyenne on Tuesday.  Photo by Alyte Katilius, Wyoming Tribune Eagle. 

CHEYENNE — As expected, Republican U.S. House candidate Harriet Hageman came out of the general election victorious Tuesday night, along with many other Republicans in the state.  She easily defeated three other contenders in the race, as called by the Associated Press before 9:30 p.m.  Democratic...
CODY —U.S. Sen. John Barrasso had a chance to learn the concerns of Wyoming’s next generation during an appearance at Heart Mountain Academy Oct. 19. Chief among those concerns: the ever-rising price of gasoline. Three of 10 questions asked by sophomore, junior and senior students revolved around...

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