WPR News
7:45 am
Fri March 20, 2009

Governor denies portions of Community College bill

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Cheyenne, Wy – A veto by Gov. Dave Freudenthal will enable the state to cut funding for Wyoming's community colleges over the next couple of years, if necessary.
The bill provides more state oversight of construction and
programs at the seven colleges. Freudenthal left most of the
legislation intact in signing it Thursday.
However, he vetoed part of the bill that would have insulated
the colleges from funding cuts in 2010 and 2011. Freudenthal says
Wyoming may need to cut community college funding amid falling
state revenue.

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WPR News
7:42 am
Fri March 20, 2009

Governor vetoes grazing measure

Cheyenne, Wy – Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal has vetoed a bill that aimed to protect ranchers who use public lands for grazing.
House Bill 213 would have provided $300,000 in grants to
conservation districts, allowing them to conduct more rangeland
monitoring. The monitoring helps agencies make decisions on renewal
of public land grazing permits.
Bill supporters say federal land agencies are too backlogged to
perform all necessary monitoring. But law requires they issue
grazing permits anyway. They say this has allowed groups opposed to

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WPR News
5:58 am
Fri March 20, 2009

Flu season isn't over in Wyoming

WPR News
5:57 am
Fri March 20, 2009

New law helps children at risk

WPR News
8:25 am
Thu March 19, 2009

Wyoming HIV and AIDS funding to remain stable

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WPR News
9:28 am
Wed March 18, 2009

Wyoming watching gas prices

Cheyenne, Wy – Some observers of the natural gas industry say the price of gas could go below three dollars per thousand cubic feet. That would be a blow to the state budget. Right now the price is about three dollars and eighty cents.
The head of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Commission, Bob King, says he expects that there will be some short term fluctuations in natural gas prices, but nothing as serious as three dollar gas.

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WPR News
9:24 am
Wed March 18, 2009

Wyoming officials push for nuclear command center

Washington D-C – Gov. Dave Freudenthal and Wyoming's congressional delegation say F.E. Warren Air Force Base would be the best place to put a new command center for the nation's nuclear arsenal.
Freudenthal joined Sen. Mike Enzi, Sen. John Barrasso and Rep.
Cynthia Lummis in Washington to make their case to Air Force
Secretary Michael Donley on Tuesday.
The Global Strike Command is currently at Bolling Air Force Base
in Washington, D.C. Cheyenne's F.E. Warren is among six candidates
to be the command center's new home.

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WPR News
9:17 am
Wed March 18, 2009

Wyoming's basketball season over

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