restaurants http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Survey: Casper residents support smoking ban http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/survey-casper-residents-support-smoking-ban <p></p><p>A survey of registered voters in Casper has found that the majority do not want the city council to overturn the city’s smoking ban.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>When the Casper City Council began to discuss overturning the law, the American Cancer Society Action Network and the American Heart Association hired a firm to survey Casper residents about the efforts. More than 600 Casper voters supported the smoking ban.</p><p></p><p>Jason Mincer of the Cancer society says the law is popular, with 62-percent of public support.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:43:59 +0000 Bob Beck 39397 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Survey: Casper residents support smoking ban Bill that allows tip redistribution passes the Senate http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/bill-allows-tip-redistribution-passes-senate <p>The Wyoming Senate has given approval to a bill that will allow restaurants to set up a system where servers will turn in tips, so that they can be redistributed to other service workers at the establishment.&nbsp; Senator Ogden Driskill of Devils Tower says it will allow all service employees to make a greater wage.&nbsp; Driskill says such pooling already takes place in Wyoming, but it isn’t legal.&nbsp; He says workers and employers want it legalized.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 01:02:03 +0000 Bob Beck 36655 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Bill that allows tip redistribution passes the Senate