Wyoming

Elect pro-choice candidates!

Elections Matter! The candidate filing period for most offices in Wyoming concluded May 27.  We all need to work hard to recruit, support, and elect pro-choice candidates. This filing period is for “Major Party” candidates:  Democrat and Republican.  (Independents and Minor Party candidates — Libertarian, Constitution, etc. — can petition to get on the ballot for the general election up until August 29, 2022. See…

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Webinar: Investing in Solar Energy for Home, Farm, Business

Investing in Solar Energy for Home, Farm, Business (Sheridan)…The second in a series of Solar Energy webinars will focus on affordability, financing, and funding of photo voltaic electric generation for residential, farm and business on Wednesday evening, February 16 from 6 to 7  PM. (MST). “More and more Wyomingites are utilizing Solar energy to reduce their utility bills, become more independent and fight climate change…

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The Covid Vaccine Imperative

By Ronn Smith, Wyoming Rising, September 30, 2021 On September 18th of this year, protesters gathered in Cody to express their outrage at COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Among them were State Representatives Dan Laursen and Rachael Rodriguez-Williams, and State Senator Tim French. Ostensibly the protest was about personal freedom and the rejection of government controls, not the merits of getting vaccinated. If so, then why not…

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Make Them Listen

How do we tell our legislators that we favor Medicaid Expansion? According to Marcie Kindred of the Equality State Policy Center, we can tell stories about how our communities’ residents are struggling with health care costs. Eight communities so far have held vigils to honor those who lost their health battles and those still fighting them. At these vigils, people shared their stories about falling…

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Hogan and Luce Recreation Site

The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office will partner with the community at the Hogan and Luce Recreation Site on Saturday, Sept. 25, to celebrate National Public Lands Day.  “Hogan and Luce is a beautiful recreation area and we’ll make it even better by planting 100 trees for National Public Lands Day,” said BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Rick Tryder. “I hope you’ll join us…

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Climate Solutions For Wyoming.

Is carbon dividend plan good for Wyoming citizens? Wyoming Rising invites you to explore a bipartisan climate solution for Wyoming. Bill Barron, Rocky Mountain Regional Director of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby will discuss HR763, The Energy Innovation and Climate Dividend Act, and how it could help Wyoming Citizens with the uncertainties of our changing energy economy. Barron will describe the plan and discuss the international…

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