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  • Energy company withdraws from lawsuit against EPA

    An energy company has withdrawn from Wyoming's lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ruling that lands around Riverton are legally Indian Country. However, Gov. Matt Mead said the decision by Devon Energy to drop out does not...
  • Wyoming Senate advances bill to help hospitals despite warnings that state can't afford it

    The Wyoming Senate voted Tuesday to stick to its plan to put up $5 million in state funds to help hospitals cover the cost of uncompensated charity care. Members defeated a push to cut the funding in half in the bill sponsored by Sen. Ray Peterson, R-...
  • Wyoming Senate advances bill to aid hospitals with funding after failure of Medicaid expansion

    The Wyoming Senate on Monday gave preliminary approval to a bill to appropriate $5 million to help hospitals cover the cost of charity care for uninsured people. Monday's vote on the hospital-funding bill follows Senate action on Friday to reject about...
  • More states lean toward Medicaid expansion

    WASHINGTON The federal government last week approved Indiana's plan to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, increasing the number of expansion states to 28, and the District of Columbia. Indiana's plan could add an estimated 350,000 low-income...
  • Ex-teacher charged with molesting children faces competency ruling

    Ex-teacher charged with molesting children faces competency ruling
    A Michigan judge will be asked to decide Monday whether a 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher charged with molesting children should be evaluated for mental competency at jail or at his home, where he is receiving hospice care, according to his lawyer....
  • Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming

    Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming
    Barriers to gay marriage fell in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming on Friday following a series of federal court actions in the latest in a series of legal victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America. In Arizona, U.S. District Judge John Sedwick...
  • Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down

    Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down
    Same-sex couples in Arizona, Wyoming and Alaska will all be free to obtain marriage licenses by next week after federal judges struck down bans in two of those states Friday and the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request for a further stay in Alaska. U.S....
  • Another GOP state may be signing up for Medicaid, and the reason is obvious

    Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.  That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP...
  • Liz Cheney's problem wasn't her famous name

    In one of the many news reports about Liz Cheney's decision to end her bid for the U.S. Senate, Gov. Matt Mead was quoted as saying, "Name recognition and dynasties — that just doesn't fly in Wyoming." He was trying to explain why the 47-year-...
  • Firm seeks to harness Wyoming's wind energy for California

    Firm seeks to harness Wyoming's wind energy for California
    RAWLINS, Wyo. — A relentless wind howls day after day across this high desert, pouring through a low gap on the Continental Divide. "This is one of the windiest places in the nation," screams Bill Miller above the din of gusting air. Miller, a...
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich: 'We will not be raising taxes in this state'

     
    John Kasich lists new jobs at top of his priority list in building a new future for his economically-troubled state....