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.
Lawmakers convene Tuesday for an unusual one-day virtual session before returning over the coming three to four months — if leadership can hold off an expected challenge from the right.
Group presents a united front to negotiate with House leadership, lawmakers involved said.
Agents in November raided the farm of two farmers who helped push statute legalizing hemp production in Wyoming, court filings in the impending case show.
Now the question becomes how far the Legislature should and will go to protect Wyoming against upheaval in its longtime king industries — oil, gas and coal.