If states get rid of winner-take-all rule, writes Jenkins, elections will be more representative and states like Wyoming will receive more attention.
Drake predicts women will pick-up six additional seats in the Wyoming Legislature — five in the House and one in the Senate — making much-needed progress toward gender equality.
The $162 million capital construction bill died for lack of compromise between House and Senate negotiators over a UW swimming pool.
House conservatives swayed votes with arguments against growing government during tight fiscal times. Proponents of the measures say fixing small problems that impact needy people was stalled.
“I guess I’d like to see more out of our Legislature… Just what are we going to do? What’s the plan?” said Gillette mayor Louise Carter-King.