legislators http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Democrats Try To Improve Their Legislative Numbers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/democrats-try-improve-their-legislative-numbers <p>Wyoming Democrats have been in the legislative minority for a long time, but it’s been really tough lately.&nbsp; Only eight of the 60 Wyoming Representatives are Democrats and only four reside in the Senate.&nbsp; While the party has hopes of grabbing a few more seats this year, there are not enough candidates to make serious gains.&nbsp; The problem started back in 1991.&nbsp;</p><p>Former State Representative Matilda Hansen fondly remembers her days as a Democratic Lawmaker.&nbsp; When she entered the House in 1975 she had a lot of friends in the room.</p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 00:05:58 +0000 Bob Beck 59483 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Democrats Try To Improve Their Legislative Numbers Lawmakers still worried about Wyoming’s revenue picture http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lawmakers-still-worried-about-wyoming-s-revenue-picture <p>The main revenue forecasting arm for the state of Wyoming called 2013 a solid year economically.&nbsp; Thanks to investments it means the state raised almost 350 million dollars over projections.&nbsp; But the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group or CREG says while this is great news, problems may be on the horizon. The legislative committee tasked with developing the state’s budget wants to be cautious.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports…</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 23:08:30 +0000 Bob Beck 49644 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Lawmakers still worried about Wyoming’s revenue picture