Local / State Government Watch

Looking for reliable information on the candidates and issues appearing on your ballot this year? Here are six nonpartisan election resources that can help: Wyoming Secretary of State is responsible for administering all elections in Wyoming. Their website contains a wealth of information about the voting process. sos.wyo.gov/Elections AARP voter guides provide information on the voting process, from registration to Election Day poll hours. They…

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Legislation Watch 3/8/22

The FINAL week of the Wyoming Legislative Session is beginning with several troubling bills still under consideration. PLEASE participate in our Democracy by writing and calling your legislators.  Use it or lose it. Our Watchlist: Bills we oppose: Senate File No. 0083 – Prohibiting chemical abortions. March 8 – UPDATE: Passed Senate. Currently in House for vote on Wednesday or Thursday. Outlaws the most commonly…

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Legislation watch: 2/18/22

Democracy: Use It or Lose It The first week of the Wyoming Legislative Session is drawing to a close with many bills under consideration, here are a few that concern us. PLEASE participate in our Democracy! Comment on bills, write/call your legislators. Check out our Guide to the Wyoming Legislative Budget Session for ways to be an active citizen. Use it or lose it. Bills…

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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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