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Rep. Richard Tass said a mandatory 48-hour waiting period would give women the chance to reconsider, since having an abortion is not like buying a sports jacket that doesn't fit.
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A bill to ban party-switching at the polls died in an all-Republican Senate committee who said they'd heard strong opposition from their constituents.
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The practice of judging teachers by their students' standardized test scores has been criticized since it was adopted in Wyoming prior to the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
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Senators shrugged off concerns over local control and potential lawsuits to further special legislation on behalf of the billionaire's private religious academy.
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CBD oil is essentially harmless. But fear-mongering law enforcement officials convinced legislators that "harmless" is still too dangerous for Wyoming adults.
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Two bills threatening Wyoming women's reproductive rights are moving through the state legislature. Many more are expected to come.
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The billionaire and gubernatorial loser has brought two bills, created a new media outlet, and recruited lobbyists to support his causes.
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Our new grassroots organizing staff will recruit volunteers to focus on public school funding, commonsense cannabis reform, and LGBTQ nondiscrimination