Cheyenne, Wy – Secretary of State Joe Meyer wants more information about the spending of both gubernatorial candidates -- and maybe of other statewide candidates, too. Meyer today (Tuesday) sent a letter to both Democratic Governor Dave Freudenthal and Republican challenger Ray Hunkins asking them to itemize credit card spending and other reimbursements. Meyer states in the letter that he will review the filings of other candidates for state office to see if more information is required of them, as well.
Riverton, Wy – The state of Wyoming has signed an agreement with the Northern Arapaho Tribe to provide for the delivery of social services to needy families. Governor Dave Freudenthal and Northern Arapaho leaders approved the agreement today (Tuesday) on the Wind River Reservation. The agreement concerns the delivery of services through the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. The Wyoming Department of Family Services has helped with the delivery of social services to the tribes since the 1970s and the contract
Casper, Wy – Child abuse and neglect are on the rise in Wyoming, but drug and alcohol use by youngsters is on they way down. That's from a report released today (Tuesday) by the Wyoming Children and Families Initiative. The report is called the "Wyoming Family Photo," and it details how Wyoming is progressing in trying to improve its living standards for families and children. The report also shows that the percentage of Wyoming residents not covered by health insurance declined slightly between 2002 and