Action Alerts

Message from Nate Martin Healthy Wyoming Check out this graphic. It’s an illustration of how a bill becomes a law in the Wyoming Legislature. If we’re going to expand Medicaid in Wyoming and provide basic healthcare access to 24,000 of our uninsured neighbors, we need the Legislature to pass a bill making it law. Right now, we’re on Step One of that path. We need…

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Conservatives campaign to ban books in Cody Schools on June 2.

Cody High School is facing more book challenges. This one will take place on June 2 at 4:00 pm in the Board Room at Central Office. The Park County School District’s Educational Resource Complaint Committee (KEC) will be considering The Color Purple by Alice Walker* at 4:15 and How to be an AntiRacist by Ibram X. Kendi** at 5:15. The complainant has announced this meeting…

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Reproductive Freedom Is Under Direct Threat

If you’ve been paying attention to the Republican Supreme Court these past few years, you knew the conservative majority was willing to overturn Roe v. Wade.  Knowing didn’t make it any easier when we heard yesterday that the Supreme Court has already voted to overturn abortion rights. But there are things we can do. We’ll be looping back with more details about events and calls…

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House JOINT RESOLUTION NO. HJ0002 UPDATE 2/16/2022. THIS BILL FAILED IN EARLY VOTING. SEE HOW YOUR LEGISLATORS VOTED HERE: https://wyoleg.gov/Legislation/2022/HJ0002 A bill has been introduced in the Wyoming Legislature calling for a convention of States to amend the US Constitution under Article V of the Constitution. The Constitution is not easy to amend: only twenty-seven amendments have been added to the Constitution since it was…

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ACTION ALERT: Support Broadband in Wyoming

This month, the Wyoming Legislature will decide if Wyoming will accept grant money from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to increase broadband access in the state. We’ve heard that a few lawmakers oppose the use of federal funds. Tell them that high speed internet is something rural Wyomingites need help with. This bill will provide grant money from the ARPA Capital Projects Fund to…

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The 2022 Wyoming Legislative Budget Session

Budget Session Begins February 14. In even numbered years, the Legislature convenes in a Budget Session beginning on the second Monday of February, which typically lasts 20 legislative days. The 2022 Wyoming budget session convenes on February 14. February 18 is the last day for bills to be introduced. March 8, 9, and 10 will be the final readings (and votes) on bills. This gives…

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