Lawmakers vote to slash tribal liaison program but support Indian education for all Wyoming students.
House Bill 12, filed by Rep. Jim Allen (R–Fremont County) would require the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to allow trapping and snaring of mountain lions, effectively supplanting the authority of Wyoming's professional wildlife managers and independent Game and Fish Commission who do not currently allow lion trapping.
Rep. Jim Allen (R-Lander) traces his family history to 1868 in Fremont County, where he spends summers guiding pack trips in the Wind River Mountains.
The 2014 Wyoming House primary races highlight tensions between incumbent Republicans and far-right members of the GOP.
Candidates for Wyoming's 2014 elections are announcing their intent to run ahead of the filing period that begins on May 15.