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Watch a trailer of "The State of Equality: Wyoming Women's Suffrage", a Wyoming PBS Production coming in December.
On December 10, Wyoming commemorated the 150th anniversary of women’s suffrage.
More than 130 years after it first opened to the public, the Wyoming Capitol reopened after a critical restoration on July 10. Thousands attended the ribbon cutting and toured the project.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon asked the Legislature to launch a new program called Wyoming Works last year, an idea that passed the Legislature in March. Its goal is to provide programs and resources for adult students to learn a skill that leads to secure employment. Now the Wyoming Community College Commission (WCCC) has vetted and approved the first four funding awards for Wyoming Works educational programs.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced a joint effort between his administration, the University of Wyoming (UW) School of Energy Resources (SER), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and Rocky Mountain Power to conduct a study examining carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) technology opportunities in the region. The study will center on two coal-fueled electrical generation plants in Wyoming: the Naughton plant located in Kemmerer and the Dave Johnston plant near Glenrock.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and First Lady Jennie Gordon spent the Thanksgiving holiday with members of three Wyoming Army National Guard units deployed overseas. The Governor and First Lady were joined by Wyoming Adjutant General Maj. Gen Gregory Porter and State Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Harold Pafford on the five-day trip, which saw them visit soldiers in Kosovo and the Middle East.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon will officially proclaim Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day with a ceremony at the Wyoming State Capitol at 9 a.m. on December 10. The ceremony will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the passage of the first law in the United States guaranteeing women unconditional suffrage–their inherent right to vote and hold public office.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced the launch of Wyoming Sense, a budget transparency website that offers the public an easy way to access information about his recommended state budget. Site visitors can dive into the allocation of dollars to all state agencies and gain an understanding of the different funding streams that each utilizes.