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Looking back at 2023

During 2023, Wyoming Rising worked internally on becoming better organized and forging valuable statewide connections. We sponsored several local events and shared information about actions and volunteer opportunities that can make a difference in our world. We continue to publish a monthly newsletter, write op-eds in the local newspapers, track the Wyoming legislature, and encourage our community to campaign for their favorite candidates. Here’s a…

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Check out this event happening at Northwest College on February 1st. “For most of his adult life, Andrew Laszlo Jr.’s father, Andrew Sr., kept his experience as a holocaust survivor a secret. At 20 years old, having nothing left, he escaped Russian-occupied Hungary and made his way to post-war Germany. From there, he emigrated to the United States. Andrew Sr. went on to have a…

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“I want well thought out, incremental change, and I want it now!”  A slogan such as this will never be seen at a Wyoming Freedom Caucus rally, nor at a protest to raise the minimum wage.  Such words do not inspire mass movements.  Millions of people will not take to the streets under a banner of incremental change.  However, we in Wyoming could do well…

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Secretary of State Gray announced a proposed a new regulation tied to Wyoming’s Voter Photo ID law. If this regulation goes into place, your residency MUST match your already required photo identification, or you will be asked to provide proof of residency. The proposed regulation has the possibility to disenfranchise thousands of Wyoming college students, and transient workers who do not have matching residencies on…

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The State of Wyoming is proposing to auction off state land in Teton County, also known as the “Kelly Parcel“.  This parcel is right next to Grand Teton National Park.  There is a real threat of private development if the parcel is sold.  There are multiple ways to engage with this process: 1. Email or write public comments are accepted at: Attention: Jason Crowder, Office…

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