JAC

JAC Finishes First Week of Budget Hearings
Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have finished their first week of hearings on Gov. Matt Mead's proposed budget without endorsing his proposal to redirect some state energy revenues away from permanent savings. Laramie Republican Sen. Phil Nicholas is outgoing chairman of the Senate Appropri…
Wyoming Committee Sets Up New Budget Account [AUDIO]
A mobile mammogram clinic will begin traveling rural Wyoming in March offering screenings to women 40 and older. Doug Randall reports. The legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee voted to put $150 million dollars into a new account which would protect the state's biennium budget from …
Wyoming Lawmakers Vote Down Medicaid Increase [AUDIO]
The Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee has voted to deny Gov. Matt Mead's request to use state money to make up for expired federal stimulus funds that had gone to help support Medicaid. Doug Randall reports.  Now is the time to start thinking about filing your income taxes.…
Nominations Sought for Citizen Awards [AUDIO]
The Co-chairman of the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee is advocating a deal in which the state would buy 11,000 acres from a client of his law firm. Doug Randall reports. Governor Matt Mead and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation are now accepting nominations for th…