6:38 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

Wyoming lawmakers consider several education reform bills

lawmakers consider several education reform bills

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6:38 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

Should Wyoming ditch federal education money?

Should Wyoming ditch federal education money?

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6:37 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

Wyoming members of Congress discuss working with Democrats

Wyoming members of Congress discuss working with Democrats

Washington DC – President Barack Obama tried to appease Republicans several times during his State of the Union address. He promised to work with the GOP on an array of pressing issues that included reforming the tax code and cutting spending. But what caught the ear of Wyoming Republicans and what compromises will they try to reach with Democrats? Sara Sciammacco reports from Washington.

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6:35 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

A look at the latest Wyoming Almanac

A look at the latest Wyoming Almanac

Wyoming – The latest edition of the Wyoming Almanac is out. It was first compiled by University of Wyoming historian Phil Roberts and his two brothers, David and Steven, in 1989. The book is now in its sixth edition - and Phil Roberts tells Molly Messick that it's much more expansive than that original volume.

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6:34 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

A Wildlife filmmaker discusses his trade

A Wildlife filmmaker discusses his trade

Wyoming – In an era when reality television is all the rage, there's one kind of reality filmmaking that's fairly common in Jackson Hole. Think Survivor... of the furry or feathered kind. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington talks with one wildlife filmmaker about his fascination with capturing nature in the wild and some of the hurdles he faces.

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6:33 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

Discussion about positive aspects of the federal health care bill

Discussion about positive aspects of the federal health care bill

Wyoming – Bob Beck speaks with Marguerite Salazar, the Regional Director of the U-S Department of Health and Human Services and Regional Outreach specialist Doyle Forrestahl who say that Wyoming residents have actually little to fear from the new federal affordable care act.

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6:32 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

Indian Health Services needs federal health care bill

Indian Health Services needs federal health care bill

Wyoming – While some want Wyoming to try and opt out of the federal health bill, an unintended consequence is the potential effect on Indian Heath Services. Tristan Ahtone reports.

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WPR News
8:44 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Mead hopes legislature will endorse local funding proposal

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Cheyenne, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead remains hopeful that local government will get a steady stream of revenue from the legislature. Last week, the Joint Appropriations Committee agreed to set aside $35 million for local government, much below the $50 million the governor had requested.

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WPR News
8:41 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Senate takes up health care measure

Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming Senate has started debate on a proposed constitutional amendment that would keep government from forcing health care requirements on citizens. The measure stems from the new federal health care legislation.

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WPR News
8:35 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Mead keeping close watch on same-sex marriage measures

Cheyenne, Wyo. – As both the House and Senate take up same-sex marriage this session, Governor Matt Mead says he is watching the issue closely.

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