Democrat http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Charlie Hardy Announces Bid For U.S. Senate 2 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/charlie-hardy-announces-bid-us-senate-2 <p>Cheyenne-native and retired priest Charlie Hardy has announced his bid to run in the 2014 U.S. Senate race against incumbent Senator Mike Enzi.&nbsp; Hardy says he feels compelled to run because he wants to bring some of Wyoming’s values—like cooperation and respect—out to Washington. &nbsp;&nbsp;He says his opponent hasn’t done such a good job of representing Wyoming’s values.</p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 02:19:12 +0000 Melodie Edwards 53063 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Charlie Hardy Announces Bid For U.S. Senate 2 Pew Study shows more one party control of legislative bodies http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pew-study-shows-more-one-party-control-legislative-bodies <p>A review of state legislative work shows that 37 states are led by one party, and that has led to changes in many state laws across country.&nbsp; The report was published by Stateline, a news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts.&nbsp; Editor Sandy Johnson says having majorities in legislative bodies helps pass a lot of legislation, from pro-marijuana laws in more Democratic States to loosening gun laws in more Republican states like Wyoming.&nbsp; Johnson says that it’s led to other changes as well.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:12:43 +0000 Bob Beck 42269 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pew Study shows more one party control of legislative bodies New party chair optimistic about revitalizing Democrats http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-party-chair-optimistic-about-revitalizing-democrats <p>The new chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party says he hopes that one day the state legislature will be controlled by Democrats.</p><p></p><p>Pete Gosar says the party has an image problem in Wyoming, and he wants to change that. Gosar says if people better understand liberal ideals, more Democrats will be elected.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:41:32 +0000 Willow Belden 39924 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New party chair optimistic about revitalizing Democrats