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Wyoming lawmakers began debate on the 2011 Supplemental Budget earlier this week, and Representative Rosie Berger says that for a conservative body, forty amendments to the $215 million Supplemental Budget came before legislators Tuesday. She says that it took 45 minutes just to debate a $20,000 amendment to a state directory.

The Wyoming Water Supply Outlook for February has been issued, and James Fahey is a Hydrologist with the Wyoming office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, or NOAA, discusses how all the state's rivers are at 80% or well above average.

At a media conference Tuesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that Gestamp Renewables and the Worthington Energy Group, a subsidiary of Worthington Industries, Inc., will be building a wind tower manufacturing facility Wyoming.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department sponsors free informational seminars annually that teach residents safety measures while living around large predators.

Federal money offered to Wyoming for unemployment benefits will go to other states. The Wyoming House rejected a plan to use 38-million dollars in federal funding to extend benefits to those experiencing long-term unemployment, and to keep benefits in place for those in re-training programs.

In a media release from the United State's Attorney's Office, U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced that three Arapaho Tribal members from the Wind River Reservation appeared in federal court on embezzlement charges. The media release states that George Moss, Melody St.

According to a media release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the Northeast Wyoming Sage-grouse Working Group will hold a meeting Wednesday, February 23rd beginning at 9:30 am at the BLM office located at 1424 Fort St. in Buffalo.

The Wyoming State Legislature is a little over half-way through the 2011 General Session.

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