Wyoming House of Representatives

CHEYENNE — By a 36-24 vote, the Wyoming House of Representatives failed to approve a motion that would have created a special committee to investigate whether Rep. Dan Zwonitzer, R-Cheyenne, lives in House District 43. The motion, made by Rep. Tim Hallinan, R-Gillette, was to convene a committee of...
Rep. Sommers: Game and Fish won’t let 400 Dell Creek elk starve   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   A Sublette County legislator is confident Game and Fish Department personnel “will work their butt[s] off” to ensure some 400 elk that depend on the Dell Creek Feedground don’t starve this...
Special legislative session plans canceled   By Victoria Eavis and Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — In an unexpected turn, there will not be a special legislative session in mid-July, Gov. Mark Gordon and statehouse leaders announced in a joint statement Friday...
School funding measure collapses   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – A bill that would have found slight cuts to Wyoming’s $300 million education funding shortfall died Wednesday after Senate leadership declined to continue negotiating with the House of...
House approves health order reform bill   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives gave its final approval Wednesday to a bill that would slightly alter the process through which public health orders are issued in the state,...
Medicaid expansion bill wins final House approval   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — In an unprecedented vote, the Wyoming House of Representatives gave its final support Wednesday to a bill authorizing the expansion of Medicaid coverage to an estimated 24...
Youth suicide prevention training bill defeated   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives rejected legislation Wednesday that would have required the state’s K-12 public schools to provide suicide prevention training programs...
Bill raising fees gets initial House approval   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives gave initial approval Tuesday to legislation that would raise a wide range of agency fees, some of which haven’t been altered in decades,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Filing dates for the upcoming election start next month and State Rep. Hans Hunt, R-Newcastle, has announced that he will run for reelection to the Wyoming House of Representatives in the 2020 election.  “I have decided to stand for reelection this year,” Hunt said...
House advances bill calling for waiting period on abortions   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives voted to advance legislation mandating a 48-hour waiting period for abortions in a late night hearing Tuesday night,...

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