Johnson County

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A legislative committee has approved a bill that would tweak Wyoming's school funding model after some members argued that the model isn't the reason the state has failing schools. The House Education Committee approved House Bill 127 Friday and sent it to the full House.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Interest on unpaid hospital bills would be capped under a bill winning preliminary approval in the Wyoming Senate. The measure's sponsor, Democratic state Senator Chris Rothfuss of Laramie, says interest rates on unpaid hospital bills can reach 18 percent in Wyoming.

U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming paid a visit to Sheridan Friday, and was the featured speaker at the Rotary luncheon. Answering a question that was on the mind of several in attendance, he addressed the shooting in Tucson January 8th.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming legislative committee is recommending a bill that would require doctors to inform women seeking an abortion that they could view an ultrasound image of the fetus.

Although there is snow on the ground and the temps have been quite cold, it's the time of year for orders to be placed for shots of springtime. The annual American Cancer Society Daffodil Days bouquets will be coming in just a few weeks, fresh-cut from Washington State.

Johnson County hosted the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting Thursday in Buffalo, and a major topic of discussion was the State Legislative session and the possibility of losing funding for salary increases for state employees, as well as employees at the state's community colleges and the University of Wyoming.

At the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday, residents near where a proposed gravel mine could be located, formally advised the commissioners of their opposition to the gravel mine.

Health care has taken center stage once again as the new congress is debating legislation that would overturn last year's health care reform law. Although the bill is unlikely to be taken up in the Democrat-led Senate any time soon, Wednesday evening, the U.S.

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