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Exit Interview: Kathryn Lenth — How to lose a computer scientist (VIDEO)
Computer scientist Kathryn Lenth was happy to make Casper home, until she and her partner, Kristen, realized Wyoming might not be the best place for LGBT people to live. Now Kathryn is training the tech workforce of tomorrow ... in Utah.
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Medicaid work requirements didn’t pass this year, but they fit too well with Wyoming’s history of denying public assistance to assume they won’t be back
A work requirements bill passed the Senate with gusto, suggesting there's no small number of lawmakers eager to kick folks in Wyoming off Medicaid.
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Better Wyoming director Nate Martin appears on "Speak Your Piece" talk radio show
Better Wyoming director Nate Martin spoke with Darian Dudrick for the Cody-based "Speak Your Piece" talk radio show about what BW is, what we want, and how we're going to get it.
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Session recap: How the death of “Wyoming Public Lands Day” illustrates mining’s grip on the Legislature
What should have been an uncontroversial win for public lands advocates became a way for mineral industry-connected lawmakers to demonstrate their supremacy.
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Book review: The currents young Wyomingites swim against
In an essay for High Country News, BW director Nate Martin looks at two books that explain why Wyoming can't keep its young talent.
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Session recap: Wyoming hasn't seen the last of pipeline protest bills like SF-74
The bill vetoed by Gov. Matt Mead that would have punished protesters like those at Standing Rock with imprisonment and absurd fines was a small part of a much larger fight. It's likely to be back in some form soon.
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House upholds Mead’s veto of pipeline protest bill, killing it for good (until next year)
The Legislature needed a two-thirds vote from each chamber to override Mead's veto. The Senate mustered the votes, but the House did not.
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House amendments might scuttle a consensus vote on pipeline protest bill
The Senate left the bill much as ALEC wrote it. But amendments in the House to address free speech and landowner concerns imight make it difficult to reconcile the two versions before the 2018 session closes.
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Debate continues over controversial pipeline protest bill
The saga of Senate File 74 is not over yet. The controversial…
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Wyoming GOP committeeman Charles Curley under fire for allegedly assaulting female colleague
The alleged assault took place after the Laramie County Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner nearly two weeks ago. Despite being widely witnessed and discussed, the GOP has kept quiet about the incident and Curley has refused to resign.