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Are Enzi, Barrasso, and Cheney listening?

Get ready for congressional recess — expected to run from this coming Saturday from Feb 18 to Feb 26. During recess, members of congress return from Washington and (if they’re doing their jobs correctly) spend their time hearing from constituents. Here are some resources to help you be effective: 1….

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Our Official Name!

The votes are in and the majority have chosen Wyoming Rising. In second place was another great choice for our group name:  Awake Wyoming.  It was a tough decision, name suggestions came from members and were tallied by the Steering Committee. We submitted the top two vote getters to the entire membership…

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Committee Membership

Wyoming Rising–Northwest is a non-partisan group of citizens engaged in civic dialog and action. We have formed a number of committees in an effort to focus our efforts. If you want to join a committee, contact the chair or leave a comment below. Committees and chairs are: Steering- Harriet Bloom-Wilson and Renée Tafoya…

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Petition delivered to Senator Enzi

Nineteen citizens gathered at Senator Enzi’s office in Cody on Monday, February 6, to deliver a petition asking the Senator to oppose the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Members of our organization did a beautiful job, drafting the petition during our organizational meeting on Saturday and gathering 95…

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Large group of citizens gather to organize on Feb. 4

77 (seventy-seven!) people met at the Cody Public Library on February 4 to organize and unite around our most important priorities: education, environment, civil liberties, healthcare and reproductive rights, community outreach, and a government watch group. The small groups are going to meet and discuss urgent issues and priorities for…

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Public Input Opportunity

Guns in Schools public discussion at School Board meeting on Oct. 17 at 5:30. Thank you to all who attended the work session last week. It was a polite group and we all heard many comments by the School Board members that should be addressed at the regular board meeting…

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