Gov. Matt Mead commended legislators for tackling tough issues during the general session that ended Wednesday afternoon.
Unfortunately, he noted, the lawmakers have been subject to threats as well as harsh criticism this year. Unlike Congress, he said the legislators' decisions are based on the next generation "rather than the next election or whatever is popular." Read More
WY Lawmakers Call For More Civility After 2013 Legislature Session
State lawmakers called for more civility following the end of a legislative session that featured heated debates on health care, taxes, guns and other social issues.
Legislative leaders fired back at the tactics of a number of activists and residents who they say intimidated and unfairly targeted lawmakers during the past two months. Read More