Legislative Report

Education Reform Bill Clears Another Hurdle [AUDIO]
A proposal that would remove the Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction as head of the State Education Department and transfer the agency's administrative duties to a new director to be appointed by the governor, passed second reading Tuesday...
Legislative Committee Passes Fuel Tax Increase Bill [AUDIO]
The house revenue committee voted 7-2 to recommend approval of a bill to hike fuel taxes by a dime. The tax would increase from 14 cents to 24 cents a gallon on gasoline.
Committee member Laramie County Representative John Eklund (HD-10), tried to amend the bill to add a sunset date for the tax...
Education Reorganization Bill Clears Two Committees [AUDIO]
A proposed bill to drastically reduce the administrative role of Wyoming's top state public schools official has cleared two committees.
The proposal would remove the Wyoming Superintendent of public instruction as head of the state department of education. it would create a new director of the agenc…
Lawmakers Propose Major Change in Education [AUDIO]
A bill was introduced in the Senate Thursday would remove the Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction as head of the State Department of Education. The bill would create a new director of the agency who would be appointed by the Governor...
Wyoming Lawmakers React to Governor’s State of State [AUDIO]
Governor Matt Mead outlined his priorities in his State of the State address to lawmakers in Cheyenne. The governor emphasized that Wyoming's in a strong position, particularly compared to most other states. Mead told lawmakers that they must contain state spending in the face of declining reve…