Governor Mead Takes Action on Gun Bills

Press Release – Wednesday Governor Mead signed Original House Bill 194, School Safety and Security. This law authorizes school districts to adopt rules for concealed carry on school property. The rules must provide an application and approval process, safeguarding and training requirements, and a process for revoking authorization. This law further requires notification of law enforcement, parents […]

Senators Urge Termination of Coal Leasing Moratorium

Press Release –  U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Steve Daines, R-Mont., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, in a recent letter urged President Donald Trump to terminate the moratorium on new federal coal leasing that the senators said was wrongly initiated by the Obama Administration.   “This wholly unnecessary Secretarial Order […]

Enzi: Trump’s speech a message of action

Press Release  – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., released the following statement last night regarding President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.   “Today I heard the president deliver a message about what we as a nation can achieve. Too often in the heat of political battle, we lose track of the […]

Governor Mead Pleased with Court’s Ruling on Wind River Reservation Boundaries

Press Release – This week, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed that the City of Riverton is not within the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation. The Court ruled in Wyoming’s favor, rejecting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to change the historic boundaries of the Reservation. Wyoming challenged the EPA’s determination from 2013 […]

WHP IMPLEMENTS “SLICK TOP” PATROL CARS

Press Release – The Wyoming Highway Patrol has implemented a new pilot program utilizing "slick top" patrol cars in hopes of increasing highway safety across Wyoming. The five new vehicles will be patrolling Wyoming with one of the cars headed to each of the five WHP districts across the state.     WHP Colonel Kebin […]

Emergency Management Watching Forecast

CCEM Release – The National Weather Service has been watching the storm systems coming in from the Pacific Coast for the past week, projecting the one that is blowing into our region today with the strong winds of last night, and up to 60+ gusts today, would pull in cold temperatures and moisture and wrap […]

Enzi on the passing of John Wold

Press Release – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., released the following statement today regarding the passing of former U.S. Congressman John Wold.   “I was saddened to hear John had left us. He has been a part of Wyoming history – in many businesses, local, state and national politics, and philanthropy, all for a long […]

Governor Mead applauds President’s Action to Eliminate Stream Protection Rule

Press Release – Governor Matt Mead applauded President Trump’s decision today to sign House Joint Resolution 38, overturning the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement’s (OSMRE) stream protection rule. The rule conflicted with the Surface Mining Coal Reclamation Act, which gives States the power to be the primary regulators of coal mining. “Wyoming has […]

Wyoming National Guard Teams Helping in Worland Floods

Press Release – Wyoming National Guard soldiers responded to a request from the governor and Wyoming Homeland Security to mitigate flooding in Worland and surrounding areas. Two 20-soldier rapid action teams (RATs) began working Saturday morning to reinforce a berm along the Big Horn River near two overpasses and critical infrastructure near downtown with sandbag-fortified concrete barriers. By Sunday […]