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Watch the Wyoming State Capitol Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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.
Governor's Bison License Winner Announced
With support from the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation, the Governor's Bison License raffle drawing took place on July 27. The lucky winner was Tim Evans of Casper, whose name was drawn from more than 750 entrants. Proceeds from the raffle sales will go back to supporting Wyoming’s wildlife and habitats.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has sent a letter to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees encouraging an inclusive and thoughtful search process for the next University of Wyoming President. In the letter, the Governor articulated his hope and expectation for a robust process that "empowers and requires thorough consideration of a broad pool of applicants."
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced today that Buck McVeigh has been named permanent Chief of Staff and Betsy Anderson will be both the Deputy Chief of Staff and General Counsel. Senior Policy Advisor Renny MacKay has been appointed Policy Director.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Members of Governor Gordon’s Big Game Migration Corridor Advisory Group issued a range of recommendations to the Governor, including a call for the Governor to issue an Executive Order to create a state-directed program that would codify policies that balance conservation with multiple-use opportunities.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon expressed his gratitude to Wyoming and Nebraska’s congressional delegations, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and State of Nebraska agencies, and especially to State of Wyoming agencies for their collaborative efforts to address the ongoing needs of farmers impacted by the July 17 Goshen/Ft. Laramie irrigation tunnel collapse. These efforts contributed to today’s announcement by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency that crop losses and prevented planting due to the collapse will constitute an insurable event.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The state of Wyoming will receive grant funding and technical assistance to align postsecondary and workforce priorities for adult learners.