Governor Appointment http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Senate backtracks, confirms Mead's PSC appointments http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/senate-backtracks-confirms-meads-psc-appointments <p></p><p></p><p>The Wyoming Senate changed course and voted to follow Governor Matt Mead’s recommendation, confirming two attorneys to become members of the Wyoming Public Service Commission.&nbsp; The Commission regulates utility rates for consumers.&nbsp;</p><p>On Tuesday, the Senate opposed the appointments of Kara Brighton and William Russell because they believed that too many attorneys have been appointed to the<br>PSC, and because they lacked qualifications.&nbsp;</p><p>But Senate Majority Floor Leader Phil Nicholas asked Senators to reconsider their votes.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:12:20 +0000 Bob Beck 37299 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Senate backtracks, confirms Mead's PSC appointments State Senate shoots down two governor appointments http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/state-senate-shoots-down-two-governor-appointments <p></p><p></p><p>For the first time in many years, the State Senate has failed to confirm two appointments by Governor Matt Mead.&nbsp;</p><p>The Senate voted no on Wyoming Public Service Appointees William Russell and Kara Brighton after Senator Cale Case complained that they appear to be unqualified attorneys.&nbsp; He’d like to see economists and others considered.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 01:15:21 +0000 Bob Beck 37238 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net State Senate shoots down two governor appointments