WORST OF WYOMING 2017: Larry Hicks (Senate)

There was stiff competition in the Wyoming State Legislature this session for which lawmakers were the absolute worst, in both the Senate and the House.…

PRESIDENT BEBOUT (Part 4): A failed champion of public land transfer

In this multi-part series, Better Wyoming appraises longtime politician Eli Bebout’s first session as Senate President of the Wyoming State Legislature. Read the first three …

PRESIDENT BEBOUT (Part 3): A good ol’ boy hates reform, even when it saves millions

In this multi-part series, Better Wyoming appraises longtime politician Eli Bebout’s first session as Senate President of the Wyoming State Legislature. ++ Along with throwing …

President Bebout (Part 2): Leading the fight to not fix education funding

In this multi-part series, Better Wyoming appraises longtime politician Eli Bebout’s first session as Senate President of the Wyoming State Legislature. Click here to read …

PRESIDENT BEBOUT (Part 1): Save the banks, screw the taxpayers

In this series, Better Wyoming appraises longtime politician Eli Bebout’s first session as Senate President of the Wyoming State Legislature. ++ Although new Senate President …

BUDGET RECAP (Part 4): Whispers of an Income Tax

Part 1: Healthy Babies Cost Too Much Part 2: Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em Part 3: Lawmakers Do Pass Taxes (as long as they’re …

BUDGET RECAP (Part 3): Lawmakers do pass taxes (as long as they’re not taxes)

Part 1: Healthy Babies Cost Too Much Part 2: Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em It’s not that Wyoming lawmakers don’t understand that the state …

BUDGET RECAP (Part 2): Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em

April 9, 2017 Click here to read Part 1: Healthy Babies Cost Too Much The Wyoming Legislature’s conservative majority might as well stand in unison …

BUDGET RECAP (Part 1): Healthy Babies Cost Too Much

The Legislature lumbered through its budget proceedings this session like a sword-wielding drunkard, clumsily slashing whatever was in reach, cowering each time special-interest lobbyists or …

SESSION RECAP: Increasingly conservative Legislature passes first anti-abortion bills in decades, though largely defanged by amendments

“Pro-life” Republican lawmakers in Wyoming tried to create two new state laws to put women and doctors in jail if they violated the far-right’s extremist …