7:16 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Legislature could create "right to hunt"

Legislature could create ?right to hunt?

Wyoming – Next week the Wyoming legislature will be asked to take up a proposed constitutional amendment on the right to hunt. Such an amendment has been adopted by three other states and Wyoming sportsmen and sportswomen organizations are behind the effort. Walt Gasson is the Director of the Wyoming Wildlife federation. He says the constitutional amendment would be beneficial in this state.

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7:15 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Forest Supervisor weighs in on Bridget-Teton drilling plan

Forest Supervisor weighs in on Bridget-Teton drilling plan

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7:13 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Writer Rebecca Solnit's uncommon maps of Laramie

Writer Rebecca Solnit?s uncommon maps of Laramie

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7:12 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Albany County group raises stalking awareness

Albany County group raises stalking awareness.

Wyoming – The Albany County SAFE Project advocates on behalf of victims, including victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. It's one of 24 such programs statewide - and this month the SAFE Project is trying to draw attention to the problem of stalking. I asked Outreach Coordinator Brittany Parsons to begin by giving us some numbers.

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7:11 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Lobbyists at the legislature

Lobbyists at the legislature.

Wyoming – A big part of getting new legislation passed in the legislature is advocacy for bills. Some of that advocacy comes from citizens, but a lot happens through lobbyists. Wyoming Public Radio's Tristan Ahtone spent an afternoon speaking with lobbyists to hear about their strategies at the start of this session.

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7:10 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Legislators say keep health reform in-state

Legislators say keep health reform in-state.

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WPR News
7:13 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Wyoming House approves merit pay for teachers

Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming House of Representatives gave final approval to a bill that would study the possibility of merit pay for public school teachers. The money could be doled out through a merit-based salary schedule, or could come as extra pay for excellent work.

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WPR News
6:40 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Bill barring recognition of same-sex marriage advances

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Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming House of Representatives has given initial approval to a bill to keep Wyoming from recognizing any same-sex marriage. The state does not allow same-sex marriage, but the bill would amend state law so that gay marriages performed in other states would not be viewed as legal in Wyoming.

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WPR News
6:26 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

Wyoming Senate to debate health care mandates bill

Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming Senate will soon debate a resolution that's intended to keep government from mandating a health care plan. It specifically points to insurance mandates, but includes many other state or federal requirements.

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WPR News
6:18 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

Campaign contributions bill moves forward

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Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming Senate is debating a bill that could provide more transparency around campaign contributions.

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