State Capitol http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en House Discusses Capitol Renovation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/house-discusses-capitol-renovation <p>The Wyoming House of Representatives began working on a bill that would fund a $269 million renovation of the State Capitol building and the adjacent Herschler Building.&nbsp;<br /><br />It would repair and modernize both buildings and enhance office space.&nbsp; Some lawmakers questioned the need for the upgrade, but Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau says it is long overdue. Lubnau noted that the building features a number of hazards and limitations.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:44:12 +0000 Bob Beck 54501 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org House Discusses Capitol Renovation Wyoming State Capitol – Cheyenne http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-state-capitol-cheyenne <p>Born in 1867 in the path of the transcontinental railroad, the Union Pacific crews arrived as they laid the tracks westward. Cheyenne soon laid claim to a higher status than older Wyoming settlements such as those at Fort Laramie, Fort Bridger, and the mining town of South Pass City, changing Cheyenne from a village to a city in a matter of months. The seat of the new territorial government was established in Cheyenne in 1869.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:40:37 +0000 Wyoming State Capitol 34982 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming State Capitol – Cheyenne