Laramie, Wyo. – The state loan and investment board has approved almost three and a half million dollars in grants for some high-tech economic development efforts in Sheridan. The money is split between two projects, one is to build a high-tech business park, and the other is for a business incubator.
Cheyenne, Wy – The state has approved more than $7.3 million in grants for public infrastructure and economic development projects in Glendo, Green River, Sheridan and Cheyenne. The State Loan and Investment Board, which is made up of the five statewide elected officials, approved the so-called "business ready community grants" on Thursday. The grants include: - $754,000 for Glendo to install infrastructure for a business park, - $1.5 million for renovation of the Tomahawk building in Green River,
Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming Supreme Court must decide whether the Goshen County School District's policy of requiring random drug testing for students involved in extracurricular activities violates students' rights.
A Wyoming district judge last year upheld the school district's policy. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld random student drug testing in 2002.
Cheyenne lawyer Harriet Hageman represents dozens of students and their parents appealing the Goshen County testing program.
Washington, DC – In his Oval Office speech on the BP oil spill - President Obama called on lawmakers to pass legislation to tackle climate change and promote energy independence. But Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis says she's not convinced by Democratic proposals. Manuel Quinones reports from Washington.
Wyoming is among the top energy states. It ranks first in oil and gas related jobs as a percentage of total jobs. Lummis says that's not something she wants to jeopardize.