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The bill would create a program that uses federal emergency funds to reimburse landlords who have experienced rental losses as a result of COVID-19, protecting both landlord and renter. The Legislature will consider the proposal during a special session next week.
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Low-wage workers living paycheck-to-paycheck are least prepared to grapple with layoffs and cut hours resulting from the COVID crisis. By far, most low-wage workers in Wyoming are women.
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As unemployment spikes during the pandemic, Wyoming workers are increasingly unable to make housing payments. Federal measures and the goodwill of banks and landlords do not offer Wyoming families the housing protections they need.
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The same bill, which would imprison doctors who violate the waiting period for up to ten years, passed the same committee last year with the same vote.
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If Wyoming wants to diversify and develop its economy, it should focus its efforts on building communities where people desire to live, instead of desperately jumping on each pile-of-garbage "opportunity" that passes our way.
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The committee's support—and Wyoming's worsening budget situation—gives Medicaid expansion the best shot it's had in years.
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How “keeping public lands in public hands” is critical to diversifying and strengthening Wyoming’s economy.
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Wyoming politicians whine about the federal “War On Coal.” But no one was buying the Powder River Basin’s low-sulfur product until the Clean Air Act made it more affordable than its competitors.
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Hell yes, there's a War on Coal. It's been going on a lot longer than you think it has. And coal's enemies are not who or what you think they are.
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After failing in 2017 to lay the groundwork for wholesale state seizure of federal public lands, Wyoming lawmakers are working to take control of the “NEPA” process that governs new mining development on BLM and National Forest lands within the state.
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PFLAG is the nation's oldest and largest organization that unites parents and allies with the LGBTQ community. Chapters currently operate in four Wyoming towns. They provide support, community education, and advocacy—and more of them are forming.
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Meet Amanda. She's a typical low-wage worker in Wyoming. Like tens of thousands of others she's doing her best with a crummy hand made worse by the Wyoming State Legislature.