Representative Talks About Supreme Court Ruling

Wyoming State Representative Mike Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)
Wyoming State Representative Mike Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the law enacted last year by the legislature stripping Cindy Hill of her duties as Superintendent of Public Instruction was unconstitutional. State Representative Mike Madden was a member of the select investigative committee that was charged with determining whether Hill committed any impeachable offenses during her first two years in office.

Madden, during a phone interview with Sheridan Media, offered his opinion on what the next step may be for legislators.

Prior to this week's ruling, the committee decided to put the investigation on hold until after the upcoming budget session. The representative says that the court's decision has changed the dynamics of the upcoming session.

An Associated Press report Wednesday indicated that there is already some angst at the Department of Education, as Department Director Richard Crandall said that some employees were crying when they heard the news Tuesday.

There are nearly a dozen current employees at the education department that testified against Hill earlier this month during the legislative investigation.

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