appropriations committee http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en 2015 Appropriations Bill Passes House http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/2015-appropriations-bill-passes-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations has approved a budget for the Interior and Environment for 2015, and Wyoming Representative Cynthia Lummis says, if passed into law, the bill would have a huge impact on Western states like Wyoming.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:39:20 +0000 Melodie Edwards 61661 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 2015 Appropriations Bill Passes House Bill creating an appointed Education Director position clears one more hurdle http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/bill-creating-appointed-education-director-position-clears-one-more-hurdle <p>The House Appropriations Committee voted unanimously to endorse a bill that would remove duties from the State Superintendent and transfer them to an appointed Director. Lawmakers say that Superintendent Hill has not met deadlines and has delayed execution of duties such as creating education accountability programs.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 03:11:55 +0000 Bob Beck 35601 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Bill creating an appointed Education Director position clears one more hurdle Mead presents budget to Appropriations Committee http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-presents-budget-appropriations-committee <p>Governor Matt Mead presented his budget to the Joint Appropriations Committee and re-asserted his position that the state does not need to hurry to cut budgets.</p><p>Senate JAC Chairman Phil Nicholas has suggested cuts of five to eight percent are needed, so that the state can start setting aside money for future needs.&nbsp; Governor Mead says they should decide what government services are critical and determine what money the state would need to fund those services.</p> Tue, 06 Dec 2011 01:32:07 +0000 Bob Beck 16057 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead presents budget to Appropriations Committee