The state’s political contribution laws allow donations made within 14 days of an election to remain secret until well after votes are cast.
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Lax disclosure requirements, “class” membership exemptions and colleague pressure make Wyoming legislative recusals few and far between.
The Wyoming Legislature has frequently exempted itself from disclosing information on its' behind-the-scenes processes. State press and government watchdog groups say that the growing number of exemptions is worrisome.
An investigation from The Center for Public Integrity reveals that the move toward open records exemptions in Wyoming is part of a nationwide trend.