bruce burns http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Senate Gives Final Approval To Cameras On School Buses http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/senate-gives-final-approval-cameras-school-buses <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Wyoming Senate gave final approval to a bill that sets aside $5 million for school districts to place cameras on school buses to catch motorists who illegally pass stopped buses. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several senators opposed the bill saying &nbsp;the focus should be on prevention. &nbsp;One idea was to add more lights to the buses, so that motorists can't ignore them, but Sheridan Senator Bruce Burns says that won't do much.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:49:03 +0000 Bob Beck 54808 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Senate Gives Final Approval To Cameras On School Buses Senate Debates State Park Fee Distribution http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/senate-debates-state-park-fee-distribution <p>The Wyoming Senate has given initial support to a bill that would allow State Parks to use entrance fees on things besides major building projects.&nbsp; But not everyone loves the idea.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br />Senate Majority Floor Leader Phil Nicholas of Laramie said it&nbsp;was difficult to raise park fees to pay for important capital construction and major maintenance&nbsp; projects&nbsp;and argued that it would be wrong to use the money for another purpose.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:54:27 +0000 Bob Beck 53901 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Senate Debates State Park Fee Distribution Legislature approves wolf plan http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/legislature-approves-wolf-plan <div style="margin:0;"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="2"><span style="font-size:16px;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">The Wyoming legislature has given final approval to a long</span></font><font color="#1F497D" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">-</span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">awaited wolf management bill.</span></font></span></font></span></font></span></font></div><div style="margin: 0pt Wed, 07 Mar 2012 13:43:38 +0000 Bob Beck 20683 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Legislature approves wolf plan Wolf Management Bill Approved http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wolf-management-bill-approved <p>A Wyoming wolf management bill has been approved by the State Senate.&nbsp; The compromise measure that allows wolves to be shot on sight in most of the state and hunted in a small area of the state in western Wyoming, is the first key step in allowing the state to join Idaho and Montana in managing wolf populations located within state boundaries.&nbsp; Senator Bruce Burns carried the bill and says citizen feedback has been mostly positive.</p> Sat, 25 Feb 2012 00:24:29 +0000 Bob Beck 20107 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wolf Management Bill Approved Wolf deal passes initial committee hurdle http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wolf-deal-passes-initial-committee-hurdle <p>A legislative panel has signed off on a plan that could remove federal protections from gray wolves in<br />Wyoming as early as next year.&nbsp;&nbsp; Sen. Bruce Burns says the Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and<br />Cultural Resources Interim Committee approved the plan on Tuesday.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 15:43:06 +0000 The Associated Press 15108 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wolf deal passes initial committee hurdle