Another attempt to defund the University of Wyoming's gender studies program failed in the House after a passionate debate that touched on academic freedom, morality and the state's suffragist history.
Efforts to address Wyoming’s ongoing teacher retention and recruitment challenges have begun to crystallize.
ARPA, originally in 2021, set aside about $500 million in direct pandemic relief for Wyoming. But the state doesn't have much longer to use it.
The House Revenue Committee killed the bill that would have repealed obscenity promotion exceptions for educational institutions, libraries and museums.
Following the vote, a member of the public watching the floor from the upstairs gallery began swearing at lawmakers, upset about the result.
Ballot harvesting is defined in a multitude of ways, but the simplest form is when a person collects two or more absentee ballots to submit at a mailbox or drop box at one time.
Wyoming's teachers, librarians and museum staff will still be protected against obscenity charges -- for now -- after lawmakers tabled a bill Wednesday that would have stripped safeguards.
Drug dealers whose sale of fentanyl, heroin or methamphetamine leads to a fatal overdose could face homicide charges in Wyoming if new legislation passes.
Two GOP legislators who are attorneys worried the bill could backfire and unravel any abortion ban in Wyoming. The bill's sponsor called the constitutionality questions "fear mongering."
The felony is punishable by imprisonment of up to 10 years, and consent of the child, parents, guardian or any other person responsible for the child could not be used as a defense.
The bills aim to restrict allowable voter identification, put in place ballot audits and requirements around ballot transport and shorten the early voting period.
Four-year graduation rates for Wyoming's high schools dipped slightly last year after nine years of steady improvement. It's unclear why.
The bill's backers, including freshman Sen. Bob Ide, say Wyoming National Guard troops shouldn't fight without a congressional declaration of war.
Changes to this year's bill would create a commission to determine the eligibility of transgender girls to participate on female sports teams during interscholastic competitions.
While many lawmakers recognized the fight for individual freedoms, there were concerns that federal vaccination and masking requirements would place businesses, health care providers and residents in jeopardy.
Wyoming communities could be getting new tools to rehab blighted properties.
Nonviolent felons may be able to regain their civil rights including the ability to own and use guns, serve on a jury and hold public office in Wyoming.
Wyoming has joined a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor over a new rule that will allow 401(k) managers to direct people's retirement savings into environmental and social investments.
The Senate Education Committee advanced a bill Friday that would increase state funding for charter schools and create an independent board to approve new schools.
Lawmakers hope to restart a loan forgiveness program for students at the University of Wyoming's College of Education to tackle the state's ongoing teacher shortages.
The legislation would criminalize people in Wyoming who administer gender-affirming treatments, such as surgery or hormone blockers, to children.
Seidel has served as UW’s 28th president since taking over in July 2020 following a tumultuous time that saw the university transition through four presidents in seven years.
Rep. Landon Brown, R-Cheyenne, tabled the bill indefinitely following a long line of public testimony related to its constitutionality, tracking residents and automated ticketing machines.
Despite conversations of unconstitutionality, infringing upon property rights and risk of estranging foreign investors, the bills will head to the House floor.
Wyoming lawmakers are proposing to spend $5 million to build walls on the southern borders of Texas and Arizona and to move people who are not citizens to sanctuary cities.
State representatives compromised Wednesday before the suicide lifeline bill crossed over to the Senate without an original appropriation of $46 million.
After unfruitful attempts, the ban on abortion drugs has found more support among a new crop of lawmakers.
The bill would give journalists the privilege of refusing to hand over information they've collected while reporting on the news.
The bill comes amid increased violence toward health care workers and concerns that workplace hazards may discourage people from entering health care professions that are already spread thin.