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Governor Matt Mead Not Ready for Tax Increases Despite Coal Drop
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Governor Matt Mead says he's not ready to support tax increases to cover what state analysts say will likely be a steep decline in coal revenues over the coming years.
State financial analysts warn that state coal revenues are likely to fall from nearly $740 million in the two-y…
Wyoming Challenges Clean Power Plan Final Rule
Wyoming has joined 23 states in suing to stop the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, which sets limits on emissions from coal-fired power plants.
The final rule, which was published in the Federal Register Friday morning, imposes a 44% carbon emission reduction requirement on Wy…
Wyoming Lawmakers to Tackle Budget Shortfall
Wyoming lawmakers will have to tackle a major revenue shortfall during the upcoming budget session.
Governor Matt Mead says falling energy prices could cause a budget shortfall of nearly $200 million.
"We're not going to have sufficient revenue to cover the appropriations that have been …
Korell Appointed New 8th Judicial District Court Judge
Governor Matt Mead has selected Patrick Korell as the new District Court Judge for the Eighth Judicial District for Converse, Goshen, Niobrara and Platte Counties.
"I am deeply honored, grateful and humbled by Governor Mead’s selection," said Korell. "Th...
Wyoming Celebrates 125th Anniversary
It was a party to remember Friday, as thousands gathered in Cheyenne to celebrate Wyoming's 125th Anniversary.
Wyoming, which became the 44th state to join the union on July 10, 1890, is known for many firsts. Wyoming was the first to grant women the right to vote, the first to have a woman Just…
Mead Creates Panel to Assess Marijuana in Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Governor Matt Mead is creating a council to gauge the effects of marijuana usage in the state ahead of a legalization initiative that could go before voters next year.
Mead announced Tuesday he's putting together a marijuana impact assessment council...
Motorists Urged To Buckle Up
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and other political leaders are joining state and local law enforcement officials in reminding Wyoming motorists to use their seatbelts every time.

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