Promoting Participation In Government

Just in from the Wyoming Outdoor Council: Thanks to your action we have a lot of successes to report from the first week of the 2018 Wyoming legislative session! ———————————  THE GOOD NEWS  —————————— SF 67, Wyoming public lands day, was successfully introduced with a strong vote of support (28–2). Sponsor Sen. Leland Christensen did an excellent job of explaining the bill and its value for Wyoming as an opportunity…

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1. Sign Up to Deliver a Tax Letter to Your Local Members of Congress’ Office! BACKGROUND: The GOP tax plan will raise our taxes, take away the health care of 13 million people, and lead to massive cuts in programs that boost our families all in order to give tax cuts to millionaires and wealthy corporations. Republican leadership is moving super, duper fast to pass…

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Consider serving as a volunteer on a local board, or running for an elected position. There are many volunteer seats available now and many elected offices that will be on the ballot in one year Nov2018 The Official List of All Upcoming State and County Vacancies in 2018 can be downloaded AT THIS LINK.   All the rows in Red are open for reelection in…

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CALL FOR ACTION Most Wyoming Rising – Northwest members have deep misgivings about allowing school staff and/or volunteers to carry loaded weapons in the classrooms and hallways of our schools. Help the Cody School Board pass sensible policy that creates safer schools and communities. WRN Member Nicki Tisthammer is tracking this issue. She writes: “The following is a reply I received from Scott Weber, PCSD#6…

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In Search of Civility: A Community Forum Discussion with Q & A Event: Public forum about civil discourse Sponsor: Wyoming Rising – Northwest Time/date: 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 A stellar lineup will lead a free, public forum to encourage civil discourse Sunday, Sept. 24, in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Featuring panelists Senator Al Simpson, former Governor Mike Sullivan, Mayor Nancy Tia…

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August recess is officially upon us, and you can make your voice heard while our members of Congress (MoCs) are back home. This is a chance yet to hold your MoCs to account and affect the decisions they’ll make and the votes they’ll cast when they head back to Washington next month. We are excited to share Indivisible’s August Action Plan – they have developed…

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