nicholas http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Senator Phil Nicholas Wins in District 10 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senator-phil-nicholas-wins-district-10 <p>State Senator Phil Nicholas won the Republic nomination for the District 10 Senate seat, defeating Anne Alexander. Nicholas won with 57 percent of the vote.</p><p>This was Alexander’s first campaign, and she says she was floored by the number of votes she got.</p><p><strong>“I have no legislative experience at all and it made me feel confident that maybe we got some of our message out and it just kind of felt like a good vote of confidence even if we didn’t win.”</strong></p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 05:09:59 +0000 Irina Zhorov 28923 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senator Phil Nicholas Wins in District 10 Nicholas backs state land purchase from law client http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/nicholas-backs-state-land-purchase-law-client <p>The chairman of the Wyoming Legislature&#39;s Senate Appropriations Committee is advocating a deal in which the state would buy 11,000 acres from a client of his law firm.<br />Republican Sen. Phil Nicholas of Laramie is meanwhile keeping alive a proposal under which the client, Doug Samuelson, would acquire a 50,000-acre ranch between Laramie and Cheyenne. The Colorado State University Research Foundation and University of Wyoming Foundation jointly own the Y Cross Ranch. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:39:07 +0000 The Associated Press 18679 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Nicholas backs state land purchase from law client 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