Rep. Harlan Edmonds will not face further reprimand for saying he wanted an LGBT anti-discrimination bill to become law “when hell freezes over.”
Wyoming lawmakers are at odds over an bill to strike down a ban on Next Generation Science Standards. Sen. Eli Bebout wants standards “unique to Wyoming.”
Wyoming lawmakers amended the budget to increase teacher pay and reject additional money for Highway 59. They also debated money for a Laramie golf course.
Wyoming’s has $19 billion in savings — a handsome amount for a state of 584,000. Yet local leaders say the state lost sight of the purpose for the savings.
Gov. Mead says his supplemental budget should be viewed in light of nearly $1B in savings posted in 2014, rather than a $4.4M projected shortfall.