Wyoming Governor Matt Mead http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Mead Meets With Taiwan Representatives http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-meets-taiwan-representatives <p>Governor Matt Mead met with Taiwanese officials Thursday in an effort to enhance Wyoming’s foreign trade.&nbsp; The meeting was in Cheyenne.</p><p>He says Taiwan is very interested in Wyoming Coal and Mead is hoping that they can reach other trade agreements as well.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>"We want the opportunity to reach out to great trading partners and friends who can help us as we help them with these trade relationships.&nbsp; And so it’s a great way for us to continue to build our economy."</p><p>The governor traveled to Taiwan last year.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:22:42 +0000 Bob Beck 56997 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead Meets With Taiwan Representatives Democrats push for Medicaid expansion http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/democrats-push-medicaid-expansion <p> Two Democratic members of the legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee criticized Governor Mead’s decision not to expand Medicaid Services.&nbsp;</p><p>At today’s/Monday’s meeting, Senator John Hastert said Mead’s dislike of the Affordable Care Act has nothing to do with expanding Medicaid and helping Wyoming’s poor get insurance.&nbsp;</p><p>Representative Ken Esquibel noted that despite concerns with the A-C-A, other states are having great success with Medicaid expansion.&nbsp; He urged Mead to keep an open mind and review those successes.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:32:55 +0000 Bob Beck 51052 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Democrats push for Medicaid expansion A conversation with Mead on proposed budget, Medicaid decision http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/conversation-mead-proposed-budget-medicaid-decision <p>Last week, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead released his proposed budget and he will present that budget to the legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee on Monday.&nbsp; The budget features some cuts and a couple of policy decisions.&nbsp; The Governor joins us now.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 23:42:41 +0000 Bob Beck 33798 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A conversation with Mead on proposed budget, Medicaid decision