Wyoming House

CASPER — A bloc of conservative state lawmakers are urging Wyoming’s U.S. senators to vote against an impending gun control bill that would include funding for red flag laws.  Twenty members of the Legislature released a letter Monday opposing any form of gun control. A second letter written by the...
CHEYENNE – Although it would be later than previously anticipated, the state of Wyoming could still get its very own virtual currency. Its value would not be subject to much fluctuation, experts predict. This could be the first government in the U.S. to issue this virtual currency. Stakeholders...

Gov. Mark Gordon, joined by sponsors of the state's new Second Amendment Protection Act, listens to supporters of the bill before signing it into law Monday. Gordon was joined in the ceremony by members of law enforcement agencies who helped draft the bill. (Photo by Jasmine Hall, Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon signed the Second Amendment Protection Act into law Monday, with the support of law enforcement in attendance. The bill passed during the Wyoming Legislature’s recently concluded 2022 budget session. It is designed to protect Second Amendment rights, as well as prevent...
BUFFALO — The Wyoming Legislature passed a bill that would begin collecting statewide data on the juvenile justice system in Wyoming in hopes of better understanding what works and what doesn't in the state.  The House and Senate overwhelmingly approved the bill after adding funding for the program...
CASPER — Despite strong support for the bill among Senate legislators, the Fairness in Women’s Sports act is dead. The bill, which would have barred transgender women and girls from participating in high school and collegiate sports that match their gender identity, failed to reach the House...

Amendments to the redistricting plan can be found at wyoleg.gov

Redistricting process hits snag   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER —Both the Wyoming House and Senate have passed redistricting plans, but as usual, the process has been anything but smooth. The Senate adopted a redistricting plan Thursday that risks a court...
CHEYENNE – Just before final approval of an abortion prohibition bill in the House of Representatives, only women came forward to debate the whether it should proceed to the Senate.  Tensions were high on the chamber floor as representatives shared their experiences, and those of their loved ones....
Amended K-12 education funding bill passes the Senate, awaits House concurrence vote   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – After adopting amendments to change some key aspects of the bill, the Wyoming Senate gave its final approval Friday to legislation...
Water bills spend millions on dangerous, aging infrastructure   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   Lawmakers appropriated $24.3 million for water development, earmarking significant funding to rebuild the old and suspect LaPrele Dam above Douglas and repair a domestic water line to Midwest and...

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