Latest Wyoming State Legislature News

Diminished Wyoming anti-vaccine-mandate session nears end

Nov. 03, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers found themselves left Wednesday with just one bill still standing out of 40 drafted for a special session to counter federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a measure to help fund a multi-state lawsuit against the mandate. The...

Wyoming Senate kills COVID-19 vaccine discrimination bill

Oct. 29, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming state senators on Friday voted down the last special legislative session bill they had written to counter President Joe Biden's plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations, one that would have prohibited discrimination against business customers and others based on...

Wyoming ban on vaccine rules for customers clears hurdle

Oct. 27, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Concerns about business owners' rights didn't prevent Wyoming lawmakers holding a special legislative session Wednesday from advancing a bill that would prohibit them from singling out customers based on their COVID-19 vaccination status. The bill...

Wyoming lawmakers to mull penalties for requiring vaccines

Oct. 26, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Requiring workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 would result in up to $10 million in fines and at least $500,000 in damages under bills Wyoming lawmakers will consider in a rare special session that began Tuesday. In all, they plan to look at...

Wyoming lawmakers plan anti-vaccine-mandate special session

Oct. 18, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers plan to hold a rare special session next week to counter President Joe Biden's proposal to require COVID-19 vaccination for certain workers. Whether the session Oct. 26-28 in Cheyenne, at a cost of $25,000 per day, proceeds to...

Third candidate quits after Trump endorsement in Cheney race

Sep. 14, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming state legislator is no longer among the Republicans challenging Liz Cheney in 2022. Republicans should unite to defeat Cheney, state Rep. Chuck Gray, of Casper, said in a statement suspending his campaign Tuesday. ...