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May 7: Wyoming Rising: The First 100 Days

May 7: Wyoming Rising–Northwest Open Meeting Our next Open Meeting is on Sunday, May 7 at 1:30 PM in the Grizzly Room at the Cody Library. The theme of this meeting is WYOMING RISING — THE FIRST 100 DAYS! Committee reports and Announcements will be on the agenda as well as an overview of our original purpose, what we’ve accomplished, and what we hope to…

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Minutes from Cody Town Hall, April 20, 2017 Park County Library — Cody Sponsored by Wyoming Rising – Northwest Cindy Childs, Moderator Opening The Meeting 9:30 a.m. Childs introduced WR-NW steering committee, read statement of purpose for the Town Hall meeting, and laid out ground rules for time limits and civility. Approximately 50 Park County residents attended this Town Hall, despite the absence of Senators…

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BY PAT STUART    APRIL 16, 2017 As travel groups watch the overall decline in foreign travel to the US following the Trump bans and the TSA announcement of exercising “extreme vetting” on foreigner arrivals, we’re wondering about what we’ll see in Park County this summer.   (What is extreme vetting? The Wall Street Journal says that foreign visitors could “be pressed to turn over mobile phone…

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The April 20 Town Hall in Cody sponsored by Wyoming Rising was well attended — but not by our lawmakers.  Approximately 50 citizens from northwest Wyoming came to speak to our Members of Congress, despite their refusal to attend or even send a staff person. We discovered later that Senator Enzi came to Cody on April 22, but he did not contact us or adjust…

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Constituents of Wyoming’s congressional delegation can ask questions of their elected officials at a town hall meeting in Cody – even though the delegation won’t be there. Wyoming Rising–Northwest, a nonpartisan group of Cody residents, have invited U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi and U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, to a town hall meeting during the congressional recess this week. The three federal lawmakers have…

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Tell your Senators they must not change long-standing Senate rules to approve the nominee for Supreme Court. Instead of changing the rules to force confirmation of an unpopular nominee, Republicans should change their nominee. The Senate Judiciary Committee met Monday April 2 and approved Neil Gorsuch’s nomination out of committee and dispatched it to the floor. Actual debate on Gorsuch begins in the Senate on…

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