Johnson County

State Representative Mike Madden, during his weekly update with Sheridan Media, expressed concern over the status of the Medicaid Expansion Bill which currently sits in the Senate.

State Representative Mike Madden is in Cheyenne for the Legislative Session and has been updating us on the happenings during the session.
The Republican from Buffalo said one of the week's highlights, depending on your perspective, is the repealing of the beer tax, a bill he sponsored this year. It was passed this week in the House.

The Johnson County Board of Health met with the county commissioners and gave their quarterly report to them during the last commissioner's meeting.

It's time once again to take a look back at a few of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

A bill that would change Wyoming's Anti-Discriminatory law to include sexual orientation and gender identity will be discussed locally today during our Public Pulse news talk show. Reporter Hannah Stepenoff recently spoke with Sen. Bruce Burns, of Sheridan, who is one of the co-sponsors of the bill.

Administrators and the school board from Johnson County School District One are watching this year's legislative session closely to see if an increase in revenue is in their future.

Buffalo Planning Director Lynn Barrett gave her report to the city council at their last meeting, and touched on a number of topics, including the kiosk at the Heritage Bridge, that was removed when the bridge was rebuilt as part of the Crazy Woman Square renovation project.

The search for the new 4-H Educator in Johnson County is continuing, but may be done within the next few weeks, according to Blaine Horn, with the University of Wyoming's Johnson County Extension Office in Buffalo.

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