The chairman of Wyoming’s state Senate Education Committee said Wyoming isn’t getting its money’s worth out of the education system, but another member of the committee said in fact the state’s education system is “incredible.”
What started with concern for attendance and absenteeism rates on Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation has led to a proposed bill that would redefine “unexcused absence” in the state’s public school system. Senator Affie Ellis elaborated
Senator Chris Rothfuss, who’s a member of the Senate Education Committee, argued against an across-the-board cut to relieve a looming crisis in education funding this week, saying such a measure would be “unconstitutional.” Rothfuss made
Wyoming Senator Charles Scott says recalibration of the state’s school spending needs to be done this year. Scott is chairman of the Senate Education Committee which, in a meeting earlier this week, reviewed House Bill
Wyoming’s U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has been picked to serve as “ranking member” on two Senate subcommittees this year, a significant leadership role for a freshman member of the Senate. Lummis will serve as ranking
Rock Springs-based veterinarian Rex Rammell announced this week he will make a second run for the Wyoming governor’s office in 2022, with an overriding platform to put all federal lands in Wyoming under state control.
Wyoming’s air service plays a vital role in the state’s ability to attract and retain businesses. Josh Dorrell, CEO of the Wyoming Business Council, said aviation infrastructure, improvements and service throughout the state is incredibly
Tourism, according to Wyoming Business Council CEO Josh Dorrell is the “best advertisement” for business recruitment. Speaking in a recent panel discussion, Dorrell said when people come to Wyoming, they really want to come back.
Wyoming’s U. S. senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis have separately issued statements opposing the recent impeachment trial that ended with acquittal of former President Donald J. Trump. Both called the trial “unconstitutional,” and Lummis
When visitors arrive by air, says Diane Shober, they spend more time at their destination. Shober is the director of Wyoming’s Office of Tourism and was one of four panelists that earlier this week discussed
Amid the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic and cancellation of the NILE Foundation 2020 scholarship fundraiser, the NILE Foundation has continued plans to award over $30,000 in scholarships this year to agriculture students in a
Wyoming’s U. S. Senator John Barrasso has been elected ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources. Barrasso said he’s honored to serve as the committee’s ranking member and looks forward to
Wyoming’s U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has received three committee assignments that she says are critical to Wyoming issues. Lummis said assignments to the Banking Housing and Urban Affairs, Environment and Public Works and Commerce, Science
A bipartisan group of elected officials and stakeholders from several states including Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana as well as Wyoming has slammed President Biden’s executive order to ban new oil and gas leasing on