Democrats 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 Democrats Respond To State Of The State http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/democrats-respond-state-state <p>Wyoming Democrats say they were mostly pleased with the governor&rsquo;s State of the State message. But while they agree the state should be cautious with spending, they don&rsquo;t favor reductions.&nbsp; House Minority Floor Leader Pat Goggles wishes Gov. Mead had spent more time on worker safety.&nbsp; Goggles says it is time get serious about the situation.</p><p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;d like to see more positions in compliance in terms of worker safety and work to change the culture of safety,&rdquo; says Goggles.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 01:20:46 +0000 Bob Beck 19528 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Democrats Respond To State Of The State