Gordon allows “flawed” legislation limiting county authority to become law with an explanatory letter but not his signature. It was backed by a one-time political rival.
Three bills currently being considered by the Wyoming Legislature would gut county government authority and subvert local control.
Gierau says he has signed on as co-sponsor to a bill that would strip local zoning authority over some private school developments.
State legislators will consider overruling several county-level measures, including a zoning fracas involving GOP mega donor Foster Friess.
The behind-the-scenes lobby group American Lands Council gets some of its funding from taxpayer dollars.