The Wyoming Legislature chose democracy over the demands of the state's ultra-dominant party.

Lawmakers defeat a slew of proposals to limit Wyoming voting rights—2019 Legislative recap

High drama, backroom tactics, zombie bills, and thwarted agendas all accompanied failed efforts to chip away at voting rights in Wyoming.
Wyoming lawmakers continue to be stuck in a "reefer madness" state of mind.

Wyoming legislators make no movement toward commonsense cannabis reform—2019 Legislative recap

Three proposals, dealing with medical cannabis and sentencing reform, lived short lives this session before dying at the hands of short-sighted lawmakers.
Lawmakers struggle to understand that zero new revenues is the wrong answer.

Lawmakers fail to figure out new revenues for Wyoming public school funding, but avoid further cuts—2019 Legislative recap

After three consecutive years of deep cuts to the Wyoming public education budget, the Legislature relented this session. But without stable sources of revenue, more school cuts are likely on the way.
An LGBTQ pride-themed flag designed by the Wyoming Art Party flies during a celebration. Groups throughout Wyoming continue to pursue nondiscrimination policy changes despite legislative setbacks.

The Wyoming Legislature defeated an LGBTQ workplace nondiscrimination bill. But the issue is as alive as ever. — 2019 Legislative recap

A proposal to ban workplace discrimination died at the same time a Senator’s anti-LGBTQ remarks brought national attention to Wyoming. Meanwhile, homophobic incidents continue to demonstrate the need for nondiscrimination policy.