Laramie, Wyo. – On Tuesday, the Wyoming legislature will try to finalize its work on the state supplemental budget. The chairmen of the Joint Appropriations Committee say that the House and Senate passed similar budgets, and there are only minor issues to work out.
Wyoming – The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the Health Care Act, the Senate didn't and Wyoming's delegation is a big fan of repealing the act. From Washington, Elizabeth Wynne Johnson explains what's next with this controversial law.
Wyoming – As of this week, Wyoming has a 2-1-1 line. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick asked Wyoming 2-1-1 Manager Monique Ruby to explain what function that line will serve, and how it will benefit people in the state.
Wyoming – Houston-based Plains Exploration and Production plans to drill 136 gas wells from 17 well pads. But those opposed say they have concerns, and have already brought them to Governor Matt Mead. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck talks with Dan Smitherman, from the group Citizens for the Wyoming Range, and Dan Bailey, a resident who lives near several of the proposed drilling sites.
Wyoming – According to census data, Native Americans intermarry at higher rates than any other group in the country, and have done so for decades. Wyoming Public Radio's Tristan Ahtone reports that what the census numbers don't mention is that a couples children may come into conflict with strict, tribal membership criteria as well as federal regulations.
Wyoming – In an otherwise dismal year for major sports teams at the University of Wyoming, once again, the Wyoming Cowgirls basketball squad stands out. The team is on its way to another 20 win season and is in the mix for the Mountain West Conference title, which is surprising since the squad lost two key players from last year's team. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck speaks with Cowgirls Head Coach Joe Legerski to discuss the team that has gone to postseason four of the last five years.
Wyoming – When legislators were campaigning last year many said the top issue on the lips of citizens was job creation. This year the legislative session has been dominated by social issues, still economic development has been there in the background. It turns out that past work by the legislature may dovetail with new legislation as the state continues to try to diversify its economy. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports.