Thursday Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill issued the following statement in a press conference held at her request:
“I solemnly swear that I will support, obey and defend the constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the State of Wyoming.” This is the oath I took when I assumed office. This is the same oath legislators and the governor took.
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Last year, the legislature passed and the governor signed into law a bill that stripped the constitutional duties of the Office of the Superintendent of Public instruction. Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 06:40
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – At the closing of the budget session, Governor Matt Mead said that Wyoming is well-served by its citizen legislature. He noted that members leave their families, their homes, to work incredibly hard and over long hours during the session. The Governor thanked the legislators for all their efforts, especially related to the budget.
“I am excited about the budget. I said in my state of the state address that we have agriculture, resources, wildlife – we are fortunate for all we have. We have savings. If Wyoming were a stock, we would not invest anywhere else,” Governor Mead said. Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 06:33Read more: Governor Says Lawmakers Made Important Investments
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) has ranked Wyoming as the best state for future retirees. The NIRS report released today looks at the economic prospects for retirees across the United States. Governor Matt Mead says this positive ranking recognizes Wyoming’s conservative and forward thinking culture and the work of both the private sector and government leaders over the years. He notes that the state, which scored a 9 out of 10, can still do better. Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014 11:50Read more: Wyoming Ranked #1 for Future Retirees
Devils Tower, WY – Devils Tower, WY – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 416,994 visitors to park name in 2012 spent $24.5 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 352 jobs in the local area.
“Devils Tower National Monument is proud to welcome visitors from across the country and around the world,” said superintendent Reed Robinson. “We are delighted to share the story of Devils Tower and the experiences it provides and to use the park as a way to introduce our visitors to this part of the country and all that it offers. National park tourism is a significant driver in the national economy – returning $10 for every $1 invested in the National Park Service - and it’s a big factor in our local economy as well. We appreciate the partnership and support of our neighbors and are glad to be able to give back by helping to sustain local communities.” Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 05:19Read more: Report: Devils Tower Supports Jobs