Roaming the Halls of Power: The Latest from the Legislature’s Speedy Session

 The Wyoming Legislature’s budget session was slated to end this week but lawmakers find themselves at an impasse over several items. Politics reporter for the Casper Star-Tribune Nick Reynolds reports that they include funding for…
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by | Mar 5, 2020 | News, Politics & Policy

The Wyoming Legislature’s budget session was slated to end this week but lawmakers find themselves at an impasse over several items. Politics reporter for the Casper Star-Tribune Nick Reynolds reports that they include funding for the University of Wyoming’s law school, health insurance for unfilled positions in the state’s education system, and K-12 funding.

When it comes to the legislation that has worked its way through the Capitol, Reynolds told us about the Legislature’s move to acquire millions of acres of land from Occidental Petroleum and a statewide lodging tax that lawmakers recently approved. He also discussed how a misogynistic culture in Cheyenne might just be shifting.

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About Robyn Vincent

Robyn launched KHOL's news department. She has worked as a reporter and editor in Wyoming for the last decade and her work has aired on NPR stations throughout the West. When she's not sweating deadlines, Robyn sustains her nomadic heart by traveling the world with her notebook and camera in hand. Follow @TheNomadicHeart

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