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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 will commemorate 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. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will receive a $14.5 million federal grant from the U.S Department of Transportation for a wildlife crossing project north of La Barge in southwest Wyoming. The Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant for the Dry Piney wildlife crossing project will be used for underpasses, fencing and related improvements along a 19-mile stretch of US 189 between La Barge and Big Piney.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon formally announced the launch of Power Wyoming this morning, a planning effort with an initial goal of providing an accurate and comprehensive analysis of Wyoming’s future revenue scenarios to Wyoming citizens and lawmakers. This effort also includes an analysis of policies impacting the state and will generate ideas to create new opportunities to benefit Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Members of the Government Efficiency Commission voted unanimously at their meeting today to forward recommendations to the legislature with estimated savings of $85 million. Initiatives brought forward by state agencies and approved by Governor Gordon could bring an additional $50 million in savings to the state.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) are urging state residents to avoid vaping products containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, and to be mindful of vaping-related issues in general.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced today he has appointed Greg Lanning Wyoming State Engineer. Lanning takes over for Pat Tyrrell, who retired in April after serving as State Engineer for 18 years. The State Engineer serves as the chief water official in the state and is responsible for the general supervision of Wyoming’s waters, including technical, policy and regulatory matters concerning its beneficial use.