Congressional staffers gathered Tuesday to hear why the House should move to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso were among 20 GOP senators who voted against reauthorizing the VAWA. (Safiya Merchant/Medill — click to view)
A banner hangs on the wall outside the entrance to Supt. Cindy Hill’s new office in the Barrett Building. A clash between lawmakers and the Superintendent of Public Instruction led to her removal from the Department of Education. (Gregory Nickerson/WyoFile — click to view)
The Legislative Conference Room in the Wyoming State Capitol. The Joint Appropriations Committee and Gov. Matt Mead differ over how much money to save and how to save it. (Gregory Nickerson/WyoFile — click to enlarge)
A group of alumni from the University of Wyoming College of Engineering is working to secure $115 million in state and industry money to boost their alma mater back to a position of national prominence.
Four Republican Western-state governors who originally opposed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changed their minds in the past month and came out in favor of expanding Medicaid coverage for their neediest residents.
Wyoming’s revenue growth has slowed down, and Senate Majority Floor Leader Phil Nicholas (R-Laramie) says if the state doesn’t do something soon to adjust our spending expectations, we’ll be in trouble.
Jane Fonfara is the only person in her family with a job — and the only one without health insurance. Her husband, Dennis, 69, has battled a series of heart attacks and undergone multiple heart surgeries since he was 36.