Curt Meier http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Energy Items Considered In State Budget Bill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/energy-items-considered-state-budget-bill <p>Wyoming lawmakers are voting on the state budget this week and are considering proposals to strengthen the energy industry in the state.</p><p></p><p><br />15 million dollars is proposed for a facility to study the capture, sequestration, and management of carbon emissions from a coal fired power plant.&nbsp; Senator Jim Anderson of Glenrock says it’s important to the future of Wyoming Coal.</p><p>“Perhaps bring Wyoming into a new era and it would certainly in regard to our reliance on coal and other things that are carbon based be a blessing if in fact we could do this.”</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:21:53 +0000 Bob Beck 54220 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Energy Items Considered In State Budget Bill Senate continues to debate overhauling the State Superintendent's office http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-continues-debate-overhauling-state-superintendents-office <p>The State Senate continues working on a bill that would change the way education is governed in Wyoming.&nbsp;<br /><br />The bill would lead to the appointment of a State Education Director, who would oversee such things as education accountability and school funding.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:32:29 +0000 Bob Beck 35287 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate continues to debate overhauling the State Superintendent's office Bill Redraws Districts, Protects Meiers Seat http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/bill-redraws-districts-protects-meiers-seat <p>The State Senate has given initial approval to a bill that redraws legislative districts.&nbsp; The House of Representatives added an amendment to the redistricting measure that protected the seat of Senator Curt Meier.&nbsp; This fall a joint committee told Meier his Senate seat would be combined with one in Laramie County and he&rsquo;d have to run against Senator Wayne Johnson in order to keep his seat.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 23:57:39 +0000 Bob Beck 20284 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Bill Redraws Districts, Protects Meiers Seat Meier's Senate seat could be in jeopardy again http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/meiers-senate-seat-could-be-jeopardy-again <div style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt;">The Chairman of a Committee redrawing state legislative districts admits he is not pleased with a House Amendment that preserved the seat of a State Senator from Goshen and Platte Counties.&nbsp; Senate Corporations and Political Subdivisions Chairman Cale Case says he may try and remove that amendment.</span></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</div><div style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size Mon, 27 Feb 2012 14:55:38 +0000 Bob Beck 20190 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Meier's Senate seat could be in jeopardy again Legislative committee approves redistricting http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/legislative-committee-approves-redistricting <p>A panel of Wyoming lawmakers has endorsed a statewide plan for redrawing legislative districts that would leave one eastern Wyoming state senator out of a job.</p><p>The Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee unanimously approved a redistricting plan Thursday in Cheyenne. The redistricting is in response to population changes reflected in the latest census.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:00:38 +0000 The Associated Press 18399 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Legislative committee approves redistricting