The majority of the state legislators and many members of the public who attended the start of the 66th Wyoming Legislature in the state Capitol defied Gov. Gordon’s face covering order.
As measures empowering Gov. Mark Gordon to negotiate what might be $1B acquisition progress divisions emerge among politicos jostling for control over the purchasing process and even the eventual management of lands
Lawmakers sponsoring the measures tied the proposal to the Laurie Nichols saga, the “poor optics” that came after and other controversies involving the UW board of trustees.
University hired private attorneys in attempt to block the release of records outlining the board of trustees’ investigation into Nichols.
Ex-trustees question the UW Board of Trustees’ decision not to give former president Laurie Nichols a chance to respond to allegations. The board chairman calls on Wyoming to move on.