Gov. Matt Mead

Gov. Mead Signs Rhett Syndrome Awareness Proclamation
Gov. Matt Mead on Monday signed a Proclamation declaring October Rett Syndrome Awareness Month in Wyoming. Rett Syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system that leads to developmental reversals, especially in the areas of expressive language and hand use.
Wyoming Officials: AML Cuts Will Hurt State [AUDIO]
The National Federation of Independent Business  endorsed incumbent Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) for re-election to the United States Senate. Top Wyoming officials say congressional action to block about $700 million in federal Abandoned Mine Land (AML) payments to the state threatens to be devastat…
Ozone Task Force Completes Work [AUDIO]
A Montana man acquitted of a Wyoming murder charge earlier this year, has filed a federal lawsuit against three former Sublette County investigators. Doug Randall reports.  The Upper Green River Basin Air Quality Citizens Advisory Task Force finalized its recommendations on solutions to reduce ozone…
Governor Mead Addresses Silver-Haired Legsialture
Governor Matt Mead gave an opening address Wednesday to the Silver-Haired Legislature of Wyoming meeting in Cheyenne this week. The Governor said while the state is experiencing a downturn in revenues, it's still in pretty good shape. He also said his office will continue to look at ways to str…
Capitol For A Day Events In Gillette
Governor Matt Mead will participate in Capitol for a Day events in Gillette  on Tuesday September 11th. These include a public forum, a walking tour of downtown Gillette, a meeting with local officials, a ground breaking of a regional water-supply project and visits to Campbell County indus…
Governor Mead on Medicaid Expansion
Governor Matt Mead says  Wyoming Medicaid Expansion Analysis  says the best estimate for the cost of full expansion in Wyoming is $116-$148 million over six years. The study clarifies that most expansion is not optional.  Mead says as "we work with the Legislature and make a decision on how…
Mead to EPA State Should Have Primacy in Regulating Haze
Governor Matt Mead told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that Wyoming should have primacy in regulating regional haze. In a letter commenting on the EPA's disapproval of part of Wyoming's State Implementation Plan (SIP),  Governor Mead said that the federal plan would be…
Gov Mead: AML Money to Wyoming Will Be Restored [AUDIO]
Governor Matt Mead says he is "optimistic" that congress will restore AML funding. a recently passed Federal Transportation Funding Law put a cap on how much Abandoned Mine Land payments states can get. The Wyoming Territorial Prison in Laramie is attracting more tourists. Doug Ran…
Officials Extend Access to Caves Ban [AUDIO]
Governor Matt Mead  toured several of the state's recent fire areas this week. The Governor said over 4000 people have come into Wyoming to fight fires this year and the fire season is not over yet. An order restricting access to caves and old mines on national forest and grasslands in five states i…

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