Laramie, Wyo. – An organizer from a women's leadership group says number of seats in the legislature will be up for grabs in the next election, and that's prompting some women to consider a run for office.
Melissa Turley of the Equipoise Fund is one of the organizers of a leadership conference, which was held Friday in Cheyenne.
She says several incumbents have said they will not run in the fall, and that opens up the race. But she says it may take some time.
Laramie, Wyo. – Despite some disappointments, Governor Dave Freudenthal says this year's budget session is going well.
For the most part, the governor says lawmakers have heeded his advice to reign in spending.
"I think in general we have stayed within revenues," Freudenthal told reporters. "I say that cautiously because obviously there are still some bills running around up there that may or may not make it."
Cheyenne, WY – The ability to defend your property with deadly force and not retreat from an attack will be debated on the Senate floor.
A senate committee last night approved the so called Castle Doctrine on a 3-2 vote. The measure allows someone to defend their home and get immunity from prosecution if a death occurs. It also says that people do not have to retreat from an attack outside the home.