Wyoming will have a new state treasurer by Friday. The Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee will vet 10 candidates for state Treasurer Joe Meyer’s position on Monday in Riverton and will narrow the field to three applicants from which Gov. Matt Mead will choose.
There have been no public debates to discuss candidates for the position since Meyer died of cancer on Oct. 6. The meeting on Monday is the first public discussion on the issue. Read More
Former State Legislator Hopes To Regain House District 59 Seat ~k2radio.com
The state legislative seat representing Wyoming House District 59 is one of two challenged races in Natrona County. Mike Gilmore, a Casper Democrat, represented that district previously from 2009-2010. He lost the seat in the last election cycle and now he’d like to take it back. Read More
Committee Looks at Moving Toward Alternative Fuels ~billingsgazette.com
A state legislative committee pledged support for two bills Tuesday which, if passed, could go a long way toward making Wyoming a leader in alternative fuels.
Outgoing legislators Sen. Kit Jennings, R-Casper, and Rep. Jim Roscoe, D-Wilson, presented a bill drafted by their subcommittee to the main group Tuesday. The committee voted to sponsor amended versions of each bill; meaning Jennings or Roscoe won’t have to drive the bill forward. Read More
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