Wyoming Senate

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 —With Democrats running for elected office in Wyoming recognizing that they are in the political minority in the state, some candidates told the Wyoming Tribune Eagle they are helping to provide a necessary balance in perspective and policy.  “Monoculture isn’t good in horticulture or in...
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...
About a quarter of legislative races in Wyoming’s 2022 election will likely be decided by default, instead of voters. Twenty-two state House and Senate seats are set to go uncontested in both the August primary and November general elections, according to the candidate roster released May 27 by the...

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...
As state water developers search for more than a half billion dollars for dam and reservoir projects, undertakings that have traditionally advanced with little resistance, they’ve run into a new buzz saw of uncertainty powered by rising costs, shaky construction estimates, a fickle bidding...
CHEYENNE — The chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party condemned the Legislature for its redistricting process throughout the 2022 budget session, but the organization will not file suit in opposition. In a statement released at a news conference Thursday, Joe Barbuto said the redistricting ordeal...
CHEYENNE —– Amid new allegations of a state legislator making verbal threats, some who do business in the Capitol here are seeking a return to greater civility.  On Tuesday, news emerged that state Rep. John Romero-Martinez, R-Cheyenne, allegedly threatened, in speaking with others, the lives of...
CASPER — Legislative leaders have asked a Senate panel to consider whether to launch a formal investigation into allegations recently brought against Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Burns.  The request for an investigation comes days after the Senate voted to remove Bouchard from his committee assignments...

The newest redistricting plan for the State of Wyoming includes 62 representatives. The districts are shown in the map. Map from wyoleg.gov. 

SHERIDAN —Around a quarter after nine Friday evening, a loud cheer echoed through the Capitol building. “Well,” Sen. Mike Gierau, D-Jackson, said from his seat in the Senate chambers. “They must have figured out redistricting.” Indeed, after a week of negotiations, the joint conference committee...

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