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Property taxes, electricity rate hikes among Legislatures top priorities

By Senator Ogden Driskill This week I had the privilege of convening the Wyoming Senate for the start of the Budget Session of the 67th Legislature. Budget sessions occur on even-numbered years, and,...

 
 By Chip Neiman    Opinion    February 22, 2024 

From the desk of House Majority Floor Leader Chip Neiman

As I write this column, the 67th budget session of the Wyoming Legislature is now underway. We are on day five of Wyoming's budget session, which is a shorter, 20-day yearly legislative session...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The citizens of Crook County have all had a chance to attend the “meetings” on the proposed zoning of the county. If you are not familiar with the Delphi technique that was used at these meetings, please google and study up on it....

 

Property tax and the 2024 legislative session 

During and shortly after the Pandemic, much of Wyoming saw significant in-migration of people from other states. This movement of people into Wyoming was a result of our scenic beauty, rural nature,...

 

2024 Legislative Preview

As the Wyoming Legislature readies for 20 days of discussion and debate ahead of the 2024 Legislative Budget Session, we prepare for this work as servants to the people of our communities. Over the...

 
 By Eric Meyer    Opinion    October 5, 2023

National Newspaper Week

"Newspapers are dead," a solemn but dubious audience of students heard. "In 10 years, they'll be gone altogether." We've all heard the grim assessment. But it didn't come this year, when corporate...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, To the citizens of Crook County: in 2022 the Legislature passed a bill mandating training for boards and elected officials.  The intent was probably good, however there is a clause that enables removal of persons that don’t comply....

 

Op-ed: The 67th General Session positions tomorrow's Wyoming leaders for success

On March 3, the Wyoming Legislature gaveled out the end of the 67th General Session. The work your elected officials achieved was remarkable. As the leaders of the House and Senate chambers, it is our privilege to report out the accomplishments of...

 
 By Chip Neiman    Opinion    March 9, 2023

From the Desk of House Majority Floor Leader Chip Neiman

With the 67th General Session of the Wyoming Legislature complete, I am encouraged by the good work that has been done for the people of Wyoming and am especially heartened at the prospect of being...

 
 By Chip Neiman    Opinion    March 2, 2023

From the Desk of House Majority Floor Leader Chip Neiman

We are on the downhill slope as the Legislature finishes its seventh week. Deadlines are approaching and debate is speeding up to ensure bills important to the people of Wyoming are heard....

 

Speaker of the House: I'm focused on Wyoming solutions, not out-of-state influences

Throughout the last decade serving as a Representative in the Wyoming State Legislature, I have consistently used the following metric to assess legislation: does it solve a Wyoming problem with a Wyoming solution? Some bills that come to the...

 

From the Desk of House Majority Floor Leader Chip Neiman

The end is in sight as we conclude the sixth week of the 2023 Legislative Session. This week, budget negotiations were finalized by members of the House and Senate, and we continue to debate many...

 

From the Desk of House Majority Floor Leader Chip Neiman

As the 67th General Session of the Wyoming Legislature passes the halfway mark, I write with a grateful heart for the honor to serve you and a firm resolve to continue the good work on behalf of the...

 

From the Desk of Senate President Ogden Driskill

As the Wyoming Legislature passes the halfway mark, I am taking the time to think about the past month and the remaining weeks ahead. As we started out, we set the stage by focusing on the kitchen tab...

 

Weekly Update

As I report at the end of week four of the 67th General Session of the Wyoming Legislature, the Wyoming Senate is in the middle of third reading debate on SF0001, also known as the supplemental...

 

Weekly Update

As you may have seen on FOX News and other major media outlets, Wyoming experienced quite a week in the national news spotlight due to a resolution brought forward in the Senate. Senate Joint...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Crook County’s State House Representative, Chip Neiman, in his new position of power in the legislature (Majority Floor Leader) has been given the ability to keep bills from coming to the floor for a vote. He is currently holding two...

 

Weekly update

As you may have seen on FOX News and other major media outlets, Wyoming experienced quite a week in the national news spotlight due to a resolution brought forward in the Senate. Senate Joint...

 

Civility and decorum necessary to achieve results for Wyoming

By Ogden Driskill Last week, the Wyoming Legislature gaveled in the start of the 67th Legislative Session. This year, I was elected by my colleagues to serve as Senate President, an honor I never imag...

 
 By Ed Buchanan    Opinion    June 23, 2022

Secretary Buchanan responds to Mike Lindell's comments regarding Wyoming elections

Mike Lindell is NOT the purveyor of election integrity truth. On May 29, 2022, Mike Lindell, peddler of pillows and promises, traveled to Wyoming to speak in conjunction with a political rally. While here, he took it upon himself to allege publicly...

 

Legislative Update

As we near the finish line of the 2022 Legislative Budget Session, there is still plenty of work to do as we head into the last week. The legislative session is always busy, particularly in a budget y...

 

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