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Governor Mead in Washington to meet with Sec. Salazar and fellow Governors

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OFFICE OF GOVERNOR MATT MEAD

State Capitol

Cheyenne, WY 82002

Ph. (307) 777-7437

******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE******

Contact:

Renny MacKay

Communications Director

renny.mackay@wyo.gov


Governor Mead in Washington to meet with Sec. Salazar and fellow Governors

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Matt Mead arrived in Washington, DC today to attend meetings of the National Governors Association, the Western Governors Association and the Republican Governors Association.

For the National Governors Association Governor Mead will serve on the Natural Resources Committee, which has jurisdiction over agriculture, energy, the environment, and natural resources issues. He was also appointed to serve on the Special Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety. This committee deals with homeland security, the National Guard and homeland defense, criminal justice and public safety, and veterans’ affairs.

Governor Mead will also have the opportunity to meet with Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, on this trip. The Governor plans to discuss wolf management, "Wild Lands", and regulation of energy industries in Wyoming with the Secretary.
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