keith gingery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en DNA Compensation Bill Hits A Snag http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dna-compensation-bill-hits-snag <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A conference committee is trying to resolve differences&nbsp;between&nbsp;House and Senate versions of&nbsp;a bill that compensates&nbsp;people&nbsp;wrongly convicted of a crime.&nbsp; The House version of the bill says that someone exonerated of a crime via DNA, still&nbsp;has to&nbsp;return to court and prove their innocence in order to get compensation.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:10:42 +0000 Bob Beck 54914 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DNA Compensation Bill Hits A Snag 24/7 Sobriety Program Bill To Be Considered In Wyoming Legislature http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/247-sobriety-program-bill-be-considered-wyoming-legislature <p>Under the program, individuals who are awaiting trials or hearings for alcohol-related misdemeanors would be released from jail provided they agree to a once- or twice-a-day sobriety test.&nbsp; Judges may also order the individuals participate in the program after adjudication.</p><p>Jackson Representative Keith Gingery says that South Dakota piloted the 24/7 Sobriety Program.&nbsp; He says when a group of legislators went to Rapid City to see the program first hand, they saw a line of people waiting for their turn at an intoximeter.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:25:40 +0000 Erin Jones 53802 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 24/7 Sobriety Program Bill To Be Considered In Wyoming Legislature Lawmaker will push to spend more money for people with disabilities http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lawmaker-will-push-spend-more-money-people-disabilities <p>A Wyoming program that helps the disabled has a long waiting list, but a state bill to be introduced next<br />year could help.&nbsp;</p><p>Jackson representative Keith Gingery is the sponsor of the bill to be introduced during the<br />upcoming legislative session would provide $28 million in state and federal funding for Wyoming&#39;s Home and Community Based Waiver Program.</p> Mon, 26 Dec 2011 14:46:23 +0000 The Associated Press 17092 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Lawmaker will push to spend more money for people with disabilities