CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon has a clear path to reelection after winning the Republican primary in Wyoming on Tuesday, while state Rep. Chuck Gray won the GOP primary for secretary of state.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Abortion will remain legal in Wyoming while a lawsuit that contests a ban on the procedure in nearly all cases moves ahead, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The lawsuit will likely succeed because the ban appears to violate the state constitution and is vague, Teton County District Judge Melissa Owens, in Jackson, wrote in granting the preliminary injunction.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A lawsuit filed Monday by a Casper women's health clinic and others seeks to block Wyoming's new abortion ban just before it's scheduled to take effect.
The lawsuit claims the new law violates the state constitution with restrictions that will discourage potentially lifesaving pregnancy healthcare in Wyoming, forcing pregnant women to go to other states for necessary procedures.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Most abortions will become illegal in Wyoming on Wednesday after Gov. Mark Gordon gave the go-ahead Friday under a new state law.
The law bans abortions except in cases of rape or incest or to protect the mother’s life or health, not including psychological conditions.
BUFFALO, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced he will seek re-election after a first term that included managing the COVID-19 pandemic and a loss of state revenue due to a decline in oil and gas production that led to deep budget cuts.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Four Rocky Mountain states will cooperate on developing ways to make the most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen, more available and useful as clean-burning fuel for cars, trucks and trains, the states' governors announced Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State employee raises should be Wyoming's top priority as lawmakers get to work on a budget for the next two years, Gov. Mark Gordon said.
Attracting and keeping employees has become difficult after years of state budget cuts, Gordon and Supreme Court Chief Justice Kate Fox both told lawmakers Monday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor appointed a new state superintendent Thursday after a judge allowed the appointment to go ahead despite a lawsuit.
Gov. Mark Gordon named Brian Schroeder to replace State Superintendent Jillian Balow.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has asked the federal government to remove grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park from protection under the Endangered Species Act, a request which if approved could allow the animals to be hunted.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials on Tuesday advanced plans that could allow grizzly bear hunting in areas around Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, if states in the U.S. northern Rockies succeed in their attempts to lift federal protections for the animals.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor has tapped a state District Court judge in making his first appointment to the state Supreme Court.
Judge John G. Fenn has served on the Fourth Judicial District bench for Johnson and Sheridan counties since 2007.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposed two-year budget released Monday by Wyoming's governor outlines a continuation of frugal state government following steep cuts last year.
That is despite a somewhat rosier near-term economic outlook for the fossil-fuel-dependent state.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming state senators on Friday voted down the last special legislative session bill they had written to counter President Joe Biden's plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations, one that would have prohibited discrimination against business customers and others based on their vaccination status.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor has activated the state's National Guard to provide temporary assistance to hospitals that are dealing with a surge of COVID-19 patients.
Gov. Mark Gordon activated 95 soldiers and airmen on Tuesday to serve at 24 sites in 17 cities, his office said.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will ask the federal government to remove its protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region and permit the region's three states to manage and potentially allow hunting of the big bruins in certain areas, Gov.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is preparing to go to court and possibly hold a special legislative session to counter President Joe Biden's plans to require worker vaccinations against the coronavirus, Gov.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon said Thursday that he has asked the state's attorney general to be prepared to challenge President Joe Biden's new COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which he called an “egregious example of big government overreach.”
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Michael K. Davis plans to retire in January, opening the way for Gov. Mark Gordon to make his first appointment to the state high court.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will not return to a statewide mask order or require COVID-19 vaccines despite a resurgence of the virus, Gov. Mark Gordon said Monday.
“The issue is not masks, the issue is COVID,” Gordon, a Republican, said in a news conference.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon says he will not issue another mask mandate for public schools.
“My focus is on supporting local school boards as they take into account conditions in their community and work to assure students learn safely this year too," Gordon said in a statement released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday will relaunch the council of governors, an advisory board of governors and a number of key Cabinet secretaries and top administration officials focused on strengthening federal and state collaboration on major national security issues.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is looking at how it might send National Guard troops or other help to bolster security at the Mexico border, Gov. Mark Gordon said.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is making a bid to land the headquarters of the National Rifle Association.
Gov. Mark Gordon and Secretary of State Ed Buchanan asked the firearms advocacy and lobbying organization in a letter released to the public Tuesday to relocate to Wyoming from Fairfax, Virginia.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Fellow wildland firefighters, U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen and Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon paid tribute during a weekend memorial for Tim Hart, a 36-year-old smokejumper from Cody, Wyoming, who died following a hard fall while fighting a New Mexico wildfire on May 24.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced up to $12 million of the remaining $67 million of coronavirus relief aid money will be allocated toward oil and gas projects through the Energy Rebound Program.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A next-generation, small nuclear plant will be built at a soon-to-be retired coal-fired power plant in Wyoming in the next several years, business and government officials said Wednesday.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced plans to allocate recently received federal coronavirus relief aid toward education, health and social services and economic diversity and development.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor is barring state officials from requiring people to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they may access state property or services.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — While most states pursue ways to boost renewable energy, Wyoming is doing the opposite with a new program aimed at propping up the dwindling coal industry by suing other states that block exports of Wyoming coal and cause Wyoming coal-fired power plants to shut down...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Thousands of times a year, motorists inadvertently smash into Wyoming wildlife like mule deer, elk and pronghorn antelope, littering highway right-of-ways with carcasses that sometimes include dozens or hundreds of pounds of fresh, lean, edible meat...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The outdoor rodeo Cheyenne Frontier Days will continue as planned this year after being forced to cancel last year during the coronavirus pandemic...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would require residents to present valid forms of identification when voting in person, whether its during early voting or on Election Day...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — All Wyoming residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor is rejecting a call by President Joe Biden for states to reimpose mask orders in response to the coronavirus...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming House of Representatives passed a bill on a 32-28 vote Wednesday to expand Medicaid eligibility to low-income adults...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — While the Wyoming National Guard was sending more than 100 troops to Washington, D.C., to help with security around President Joe Biden's inauguration in January, Gov. Mark Gordon quietly mobilized dozens of Guard troops and others in case of violence at the state Capitol in Cheyenne.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The governor of Wyoming, the top coal-mining state in the nation, announced a goal Tuesday to capture more carbon dioxide than the state emits, as he criticized plans taking shape under President Joe Biden intended to limit climate change...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced plans to lift all coronavirus restrictions on personal care businesses for the first time since the public health orders were introduced early last year...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The governor of Wyoming has announced his support for a proposed ballot measure that would instruct commissioners in a rural Colorado county to explore becoming part of Wyoming...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will send over 100 National Guard soldiers and airmen to help with security during Wednesday's inauguration of Joe Biden as president in Washington, D...
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Some bars in northwestern Wyoming are defying a statewide public health order to close earlier than usual to discourage spread of the coronavirus.
They include the Elkhorn Bar and Grill in Meeteetse and Red Zone Sports Bar and Grill in Powell, the Cody Enterprise reports.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming Department of Health official involved in the state's response to the coronavirus questioned the legitimacy of the pandemic and described a forthcoming vaccine as a biological weapon at a recent event...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming health officials are reporting 646 new coronavirus cases Sunday, the second-highest single-day total of the pandemic in the state...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor planned to isolate himself for over a week after possibly being exposed to the coronavirus.
Gov. Mark Gordon, a Republican, tested negative for the coronavirus in a rapid test and was awaiting results of a secondary test, the governor's office said in a statement Monday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor is promoting a Trump administration study that says capturing carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants would be an economical way to curtail the pollution — findings questioned by a utility that owns the plants and wants to shift away from the fossil fuel in favor of wind and solar energy...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor and top public health officer spoke firmly in support of wearing face masks in public amid accelerating spread of the coronavirus and doubt among some that masks are necessary.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — There are no plans to deploy Wyoming National Guard troops to quell riots in other states, but they will be available in case they are needed in Wyoming or elsewhere in the region, Gov.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has received 50,000 protective face masks from the Taiwanese government to protect health care workers and others from the coronavirus, Gov. Mark Gordon said.
“We will be distributing those masks soon to where they are needed most.