The sign above the entrance of the Northern Arapaho Nation Department of Family Services in Arapahoe, Wyoming. Representatives of the tribe have pushed harder than ever for a jail on the reservation. (Ron Feemster/WyoFile — click to view)
Under new federal rules, immigrants follow the above filing process to enroll in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Wyoming Department of Transportation has denied licenses to multiple immigrants enrolled in the program, prompting objections from immigration lawyers. (Courtesy United States Customs and Immigration Service — click to view)
Three school districts on the Wind River Indian Reservation are scrambling to find ways to cut their budgets without harming student programs paid for with federal funding that sequestration cut sharply earlier this month.
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.