Charles Scott http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Budget Goes To The Governor And The Senate Debates Medicaid http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/budget-goes-governor-and-senate-debates-medicaid <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Wyoming House and Senate have agreed to changes in the state budget bill. &nbsp;The bill gives public employees a roughly 2.4 percent pay hike, provides money for improvements at community colleges and the University of Wyoming, and $175 million for local governments. &nbsp;Senator Eli </span>Bebout<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> called it a responsible budget.</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:41:37 +0000 Bob Beck 54806 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Budget Goes To The Governor And The Senate Debates Medicaid Senate Kills Health Insurance Expansion Bill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-kills-health-insurance-expansion-bill <p>A bill that would use federal money to help poor people buy insurance was soundly defeated in the Wyoming Senate.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:30:20 +0000 Bob Beck 53954 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate Kills Health Insurance Expansion Bill Most incumbents survived challenges in Wyo Legislative races http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/most-incumbents-survived-challenges-wyo-legislative-races <p> A push by the conservative arm of the Republican party mostly fizzled in last night’s primary election.&nbsp; Most incumbents won their elections and will advance to the general election.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:07:55 +0000 Bob Beck 28925 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Most incumbents survived challenges in Wyo Legislative races Senate Approves Grants For OSHA Compliance http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-approves-grants-osha-compliance <p>The Wyoming Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would provide grant money to small businesses to have OSHA determine whether they have a safe workplace.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 00:56:01 +0000 Bob Beck 20597 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate Approves Grants For OSHA Compliance Proposed bill would expand state's eminent domain authority http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/proposed-bill-would-expand-states-eminent-domain-authority <div _fallwcm="1" class="bdyItmPrt" id="divBdy"><div><div><div style="margin-top:14pt;margin-bottom:14pt;"><font color="#222222" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">A proposed bill by</span></font><font color="#1F497D" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">&nbsp;</span></font><font color="#222222" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Sen</span></font><font color="#1F497D" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">.</span></font><font color="#222222" face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><spa Mon, 13 Feb 2012 14:38:25 +0000 Sara Hossaini 19483 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Proposed bill would expand state's eminent domain authority Future of healthcare pilot project uncertain http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/future-healthcare-pilot-project-uncertain <p>A state run health care pilot project continues to struggle to get participants, and Governor Matt Mead recently wonders about its future.&nbsp;</p><p>The Healthy Frontiers project helps low income people who don&rsquo;t qualify for government assistance programs to get health careand gets people access to a doctor which is paid for by a health care savings account.&nbsp; Governor Mead says a number of people have signed up for the program, only to drop out.</p> Wed, 28 Dec 2011 01:08:19 +0000 Bob Beck 17171 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Future of healthcare pilot project uncertain