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Good news from our friends at Healthy Wyoming.

Your emails and calls have advanced health care to step 4 on the way to becoming law. Thank you. 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. Today, we advanced to Step FOUR of that path. On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee…

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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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Immigration—A Hot Button Issue.

Civil liberties are an issue of advocacy for Wyoming Rising, a local 501(c)4 nonprofit organization. Immigration and non-citizen workers are a major component of civil liberties in our nation. Immigration always makes it to the top priority in political party platforms and policy discussions. With climate extremes becoming more commonplace throughout the world (droughts, huge destructive storms, floods, etc.) and violence and oppression occurring in…

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Democrat or Republican. Which Party Do You Belong To?

Be Informed. Each Party publishes a “platform” which is a formal statement of the principles and goals the party supports. The expectation is that they bind the party’s candidates to some extent. The platform is an appeal to the general public, for the ultimate purpose of winning public support and votes based on specific topics or issues. They both promise to preserve and protect America,…

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Candidate Forum for House District 28.

House District 28 has been redrawn. It now includes Cody south of the airport, Thermopolis, Basin, Burlington, and Shoshoni. Incumbent John Winter and Kimberly Bartlett are running in the general election for Wyoming House of Representatives District 28 on November 8, 2022. Candidate Forum 6:00–7:00pm Monday September 26 Thermopolis Middle School Kim Bartlett’s profile and platform can be found here: https://www.bartlett4wyo.com/platform John Winter newspaper interview:…

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How to talk to your political opposite – in an ad.

Have you seen Heineken’s latest spot on your social media feeds under superlative headlines, the clapping-hands emoji or the single comment: “THIS”? Its new Worlds Apart campaign partners a feminist with a member of the “new right”; a climate change denier with an environmental activist; and a transgender woman with a transgender – er, denier to ask if there is “more that unites us than…

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