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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.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced today he has appointed Brandon Gebhart as Director of the Wyoming Water Development Office (WWDO). In his new position, Gebhart will serve as chief executive officer to the Water Development Commission. He will oversee the WWDO’s planning and construction of new water supply projects and the rehabilitation of existing water supply projects.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and U.S. Senator Mike Enzi have joined together to raise awareness of the importance of saving for retirement. Senator Enzi has again introduced a bipartisan Senate resolution establishing October 20-26 as National Retirement Security Week, while Governor Gordon signed a proclamation declaring October 13-19 Wyoming’s “Retirement Security Week.”
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon lauded the vision and leadership of former Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and the Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming (ENDOW) Executive Council today, announcing that ENDOW’s vision will continue driving state economic diversification efforts as his focus shifts to the next phase, one that includes targeted implementation plans and a transparent analysis of state revenues.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – In the wake of the Goshen/Ft. Laramie irrigation tunnel collapse on July 17, Governor Gordon applauded today’s unanimous State Loan Investment Board (SLIB) vote approving Goshen Irrigation District’s (GID) Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) application.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – First Lady Jennie Gordon has launched the Wyoming Hunger Initiative, her official initiative as the First Lady of Wyoming. Long before becoming the First Lady, she learned from a friend about the existence of several Sheridan County children struggling with food insecurity; this conversation sparked awareness and interest in the issue of child hunger in Wyoming that has remained with her as a pressing concern.