1:40 am
Mon February 9, 2009

Community wind farm

Wyoming – Randy Joseph is developing a community wind farm near baker city, Oregon. He is a member of Oregon rural action. This commentary is a production of high plains news.

1:37 am
Mon February 9, 2009

Warren Air Force base goes green

Wyoming – Sometime this month a new wind turbine will start producing power on the F-E Warren Air Force base. The base was the first in the continental U-S to have a wind farm. But, that's just one way F-E Warren is going green.

1:34 am
Mon February 9, 2009

Bill to offer mental health care as part of workers' compensation passed

Wyoming – The legislature passed a bill to offer mental health care as part of workers' compensation.

1:32 am
Mon February 9, 2009

Wyoming legislature debates gay marriage bill

Wyoming – Bucking an unwritten policy, The Wyoming legislature is debating a number of social issues this session. One bill seems to symbolize the new discussion. It was a bill that was intended to clarify that gay marriage, even those legally conducted elsewhere, will not be recognized in Wyoming.

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1:30 am
Mon February 9, 2009

I-80 toll bill moves forward

1:29 am
Mon February 9, 2009

Pete Simpson discusses Wyoming politics

Wyoming – A lot of people outside the state capitol are interested in these issues, including a political scientist at the University of Wyoming. Pete Simpson has a long view of Wyoming politics. He served in the legislature in the 1980s. He was once the Republican candidate for Governor, and his brother Al Simpson was a former U.S. Senator.

WPR News
1:29 am
Mon February 9, 2009

State CHIP bill comes up today

Cheyenne, WY – The state Senate will discuss a change to the state children's health insurance program today. The bill is intended to raise the eligibility from 200 to 300 percent of the poverty level. But Friday the senate reduced the percentage to 250 percent. Senator Mike Massie of Laramie said the increased eligibility is needed because most people cannot afford insurance.

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7:24 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Wyoming's House Votes Down Marriage Bill

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