Over 30-plus hours of live-streamed videoconferencing this weekend, the Wyoming Legislature passed three bills allocating funds and released $465 million to Gordon.
The chamber pushed through limited liability for business owners by hitching them late to must-pass economic relief legislation.
Despite opponents’ protests that the public had no chance for input, the Senate advanced a bill to grant business owners immunity from civil lawsuits by someone who contracted COVID-19 in the business.
The Legislative Service Office said it will come up with a process to allow “some media” into the Capitol after transparency advocates raised concerns.
The Legislature will debate four bills to spend $500 million over two days beginning May 15. Advocates and at least one lawmaker worry transparency got overlooked.