Marilyn Kite http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyo. Chief Justice Addresses Superintendent Ruling http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyo-chief-justice-addresses-superintendent-ruling <p>Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kite acknowledges that the court's decision in the superintendent of public instruction case has created concern and challenges.</p><p></p><p>Kite says there's nothing to be done now but for lawmakers, the governor and the court to embrace those challenges and fulfill their respective constitutional obligations.</p><p>Kite addressed the issue at the start of her State of Judiciary speech before a joint legislative session Monday.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:53:31 +0000 The Associated Press 53843 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyo. Chief Justice Addresses Superintendent Ruling Court hears challenge to fracking chemical trade secret exemption http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/court-hears-challenge-fracking-chemical-trade-secret-exemption <div></div><p>The Wyoming Supreme Court heard a case Wednesday challenging the state’s process for exempting fracking chemicals from public disclosure. Wyoming was the first state in the nation to adopt a disclosure law, but it included what some say is a massive loophole: companies can petition for what’s called a trade secret exemption. They’ve done that more than a hundred times since the law went into effect in 2010.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:02:51 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 50231 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Court hears challenge to fracking chemical trade secret exemption JAC votes to improve courtroom safety http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jac-votes-improve-courtroom-safety <p>The Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee has voted to support setting up a matching fund to help pay for courtroom safety.</p><p></p><p>Counties could apply for matching funds and the money would be approved by the state loan and investment board.&nbsp;</p><p>Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kite says there are serious safety concerns in some of the state’s courtrooms and it’s a matter of time before there is an incident.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:47:16 +0000 Bob Beck 49074 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org JAC votes to improve courtroom safety