Most legislators had a pretty good assumption that changes to the state's retirement system probably wouldn't make it past the introduction stage of this year's budget session. House Bill 91 failed to make it to committee on a 30 to 30 vote.
A little over a week ago, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order denying Wyoming's petition for a rehearing en banc in the roadless rule case. This decision by the Court upheld its reversal of a decision by Judge Clarence Brimmer.
Representative Rosie Berger, co-chair of the Joint Appropriations Committee, says budget discussions are well underway in Cheyenne as yesterday in the House they heard 48 amendments on second reading for the budget bill or House Bill 1.
If harsh weather and road closures seemed like big news yesterday morning it may have been because so far this winter northeast Wyoming highways haven't seen extended closures. Wyoming Department of Transportation District 4 PR Specialist Ronda Holwell.