In the News
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced that updated public health orders will ease restrictions on the size of permitted outdoor gatherings beginning August 16. Public Health Order No. 2 has been updated to allow outdoor gatherings of no more than 50% of venue capacity, with a maximum of 1,000 people as long as social distancing and increased sanitization measures are in place.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Occidental Petroleum has announced that it is negotiating with a bidder for the millions of acres of land grant properties offered for sale earlier this year in southern Wyoming. That bidder is not the State of Wyoming, but as these are only negotiations the situation could change.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon will fund a grant program that provides financial assistance to students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will cover expenses other than tuition and fees, including housing and meals for students attending the University of Wyoming, the state’s community colleges, private and technical colleges.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon expressed his support for Grand Teton National Park’s newly-released plan to manage non-native mountain goats within park boundaries by allowing qualified volunteers to harvest the animals. The updated plan came after the Governor called for a halt to the aerial gunning of goats to reduce their numbers.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has made it easy to see how the state is utilizing federal dollars awarded to Wyoming through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Governor has added a dedicated page to the Wyoming Sense budget transparency website that illustrates how CARES Act funds are being distributed.