Cynthia Lummis http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Lummis Introduces Bill To Boost Forest Trail Access http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lummis-introduces-bill-boost-forest-trail-access <p>U.S. Representatives Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced a bill Wednesday to address the backlog of trail maintenance in the National Forest Trail system.</p><p>One year ago, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released the results of a study showing that just one-fourth of Forest Service trails were maintained to the agency’s standards, and that the trail maintenance backlog exceeded $314 million—plus $210 million in annual maintenance.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:11:47 +0000 Aaron Schrank 60052 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Lummis Introduces Bill To Boost Forest Trail Access Wyoming lawmakers oppose military strike against Syria http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-lawmakers-oppose-military-strike-against-syria <p>President Obama's call to postpone a vote on a military strike in Syria is being lauded by Wyoming lawmakers. Matt Laslo reports from Washington that while the administration is leaving a military option on the table as it pursues diplomacy, officials can’t expect much support from the Wyoming delegation.</p><p>MATT LASLO: Only a handful of lawmakers in the U.S. Senate have gone on record over authorizing military force in Syria. One of them is Wyoming Republican John Barrasso.</p><p>JOHN BARRASSO: “Mr. Barrasso?” “No.”</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:37:26 +0000 Matt Laslo 46896 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming lawmakers oppose military strike against Syria Moniz closer to confirmation as Energy Secretary http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/moniz-closer-confirmation-energy-secretary <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The US Senate began its vetting of Obama’s pick for a new Energy Secretary Tuesday. And so far, Wyoming lawmakers on the other side of the aisle seem pleased.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Moniz is a&nbsp;physics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology&nbsp;and former energy undersecretary for President Clinton. He would be replacing&nbsp;former secretary Steven Chu, who was thought to favor renewable energy.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:21:52 +0000 Sara Hossaini 39147 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Moniz closer to confirmation as Energy Secretary Representative Lummis is preparing to go over the fiscal cliff http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/representative-lummis-preparing-go-over-fiscal-cliff <p>As the so called Fiscal Cliff approaches, Wyoming Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis is not sure that Speaker of the House John Boehner and President Obama can reach an agreement.&nbsp;</p><p>Lummis says there has been little progress talks between Boehner and President Obama.&nbsp; She blames the administration. While Lummis supports modest tax increases, she said there must be substantial budget cuts as well.&nbsp;</p><p>“ They will not put their spending cuts on the table, and honestly for people like me they have to have spending cuts in order to get a deal”</p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 01:58:04 +0000 David Koch 34562 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Representative Lummis is preparing to go over the fiscal cliff