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RNC Chairwoman: President Trump Takes a Stand for Students' Free Speech

"This week, the Trump administration brought America’s attention to a longstanding problem plaguing college campuses across the nation: the left’s sustained assault on free speech. Across the country, far too many conservative students are undermined, silenced, and even physically attacked as a result of the toxic culture on our campuses today.

 


Conservative Lawyers Steal Page from Progressive Playbook

By Shawn Steel
March 15, 2019 at 10:51 am
For liberals, legislative defeats are just a temporary setback until the real battle begins in court.

Governor Gordon Signs Pro-Life Measures

CHEYENNE, WY - On Friday, March 8th, Governor Mark Gordon will hold a ceremonial signing of HB103, Reporting of Abortions. Protection of life is one of the most fundamental underpinnings of Republican values. "It will be an honor to witness Wyoming's head of the Republican Party signing this measure into law, which helps protect the most innocent and helpless among us, the unborn," stated Wyoming Republican Party Chairman, Frank Eathorne.

 


Wyoming's Books are Opened

Yesterday Forbes Magazine published an article about the recent release of the 2013-2018 Wyoming state checkbooks by new State Auditor Kristi Racines. The article includes an interactive map of vendor locations.    

The Wyoming Republican Party Platform emphasizes the role of Government as serving "we the people", the ultimate authorities.  The transparency and accountability shown in the recent actions of Auditor Racines are due to a vigilant people continuing to insist that actions be taken to open Wyoming's books and shed light on spending in our state.

 


Wyoming Republican Party Applauds Governor Gordon

CHEYENNE, WY - The Wyoming Republican Party commends Governor Gordon for his Constitutional approach to the supplemental budget process. On the campaign trail last year Mark Gordon pledged to “…get Wyoming’s fiscal house in order.” After vetoing a variety of line items which were in conflict with Wyoming’s Constitution, Governor Gordon ensured that the promise made was a promise kept.


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FEB 25 - Evening

Legislative update – current 5:12 pm Monday, Feb 25

HB066 Lodging tax FAILED today in third reading. This bill would have imposed a 5% sales tax STATEWIDE on lodging services.  Please take a moment and thank the legislators who opposed this tax. 

 


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FEB 25, 2019

Legislative update – current 5:30 am Mon  Feb 25, 2019

House  The House floor schedule for today is a long list of 33 bills, many sponsored by Senate leaders and the Appropriation Committee, to be in 2ndreading, 2nd reading accelerated to 3rd reading, 3rd reading consent list, and 3rdreading. 


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FEB 24, 2019

SF0144- Medicaid and SNAP Eligibility Requirements.

Purpose: Implement work requirements for certain Medicaid recipients.

Latest Action: Fri Feb 22- Bill survived Committee of the Whole in the House on a 30-28 vote.

 


Morning Update from Senate Floor

Flash Update – current 12:00 pm Friday 22 Feb 2019 Wyoming legislature


Senate actions:

HB106 Party Affiliation Changes was voted down by the Senate Committee of the Whole today. The bill could be brought back by one of the "no" voters in the Senate, such an action would face stiff opposition to reintroduction and to the goal of ending crossover voting in the party nomination process on a primary election ballot. The bill digest provides details on votes and actions as the bill moved through both chambers.


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FEB 21, 2019

HB106 Party Affiliation Changes was voted down by the Senate Committee of the Whole today. The bill can only be brought back by one of the no voters in the Senate.   
HB103 Reporting of Abortions passed out of the Senate Committee of the Whole today.  At this point the bill has been approved by both chambers.  

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