republican http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Governor Mead Seeks Second Term http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/governor-mead-seeks-second-term <p><strong><a href="http://http://meadforgovernor.com/" target="_blank">Governor Matt Mead </a></strong>is seeking his second term in office. The governor is facing Cheyenne Businessman and Doctor Taylor Haynes and Superintendent Cindy Hill in the Republican primary. Mead spoke with Bob Beck. They begin by discussing some of the challenges facing the state.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:31:08 +0000 Bob Beck 61552 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Governor Mead Seeks Second Term Pete Illoway Is A Candidate For Secretary Of State http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pete-illoway-candidate-secretary-state <p>Pete Illoway has a background in working for both the U-S and State Department of Agriculture, Wycon Chemical Company, Coastal Chem, Inc. and the economic development operation Cheyenne Leads. He is currently a consultant and lobbyist. Illoway was a state representative from 1998 to 2012.&nbsp;</p><p>During that time he chaired a committee that worked closely with the Secretary of State’s office. He joins Bob Beck.</p><p>Learn more about <strong><a href="https://www.peteilloway.com/" target="_blank">Pete Illoway. </a></strong></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:00:40 +0000 Bob Beck 61549 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pete Illoway Is A Candidate For Secretary Of State Former Navy Commander Seeks State Superintendent Nomination http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/former-navy-commander-seeks-state-superintendent-nomination <p>Three Republicans are seeking the nomination for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. One of them is Bill Winney. He is a retired Naval Officer who wants to bring that leadership experience to help run the state department of education. In the Navy he trained a number of people and says training and education were a key part of his career.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:37:19 +0000 Bob Beck 61547 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Former Navy Commander Seeks State Superintendent Nomination Hill Officially Runs For Governor http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hill-officially-runs-governor <p>State Superintendent Cindy Hill says if she is elected governor she will push good government measures to make it easier for the public to get documents, she also plans to address conflicts of interest that she sees in government. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Hill will run as a Republican.&nbsp; She said that she got into the race because she said Governor Matt Mead exceeded his authority of governor when he signed the law that removed her as the head of the Department of Education.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:17:45 +0000 Bob Beck 59242 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hill Officially Runs For Governor Wyo. Lawmakers Reject New Climate Change Report http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyo-lawmakers-reject-new-climate-change-report <p>The White House is painting a dire picture for every region in the nation - including here at home - if action isn’t taken to combat climate change. But Matt Laslo reports from Washington that Wyoming’s Republican senators still aren’t buying it.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 23:14:06 +0000 Matt Laslo 58425 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyo. Lawmakers Reject New Climate Change Report Barrasso Wants To Use Wyo. Gas As Weapon Against Russia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/barrasso-wants-use-wyo-gas-weapon-against-russia <p>Lawmakers in Washington are debating whether to export more natural gas to combat Russian threats to cut off its gas supplies to Europe. Our D-C reporter &nbsp;Matt Laslo has a look at what that could mean for Wyoming’s economy – and environment.</p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:25:06 +0000 Matt Laslo 56056 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Barrasso Wants To Use Wyo. Gas As Weapon Against Russia Enzi supporters launch super PAC to combat Cheney campaign http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/enzi-supporters-launch-super-pac-combat-cheney-campaign <p></p><p></p><p>Wyoming Republicans who favor incumbent U-S Senator Mike Enzi have started fundraising on his behalf. This week, they formed a political action committee – or PAC – called “Wyoming’s Own” to rally voters for his re-election.</p><p></p><p>Wyoming’s Own co-founder Bill Cubin&nbsp;– son of former Congresswoman Barbara Cubin – says Enzi is hard-working and effective, and shouldn’t be replaced right now.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:16:01 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 46701 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Enzi supporters launch super PAC to combat Cheney campaign Pew Study shows more one party control of legislative bodies http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pew-study-shows-more-one-party-control-legislative-bodies <p>A review of state legislative work shows that 37 states are led by one party, and that has led to changes in many state laws across country.&nbsp; The report was published by Stateline, a news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts.&nbsp; Editor Sandy Johnson says having majorities in legislative bodies helps pass a lot of legislation, from pro-marijuana laws in more Democratic States to loosening gun laws in more Republican states like Wyoming.&nbsp; Johnson says that it’s led to other changes as well.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:12:43 +0000 Bob Beck 42269 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pew Study shows more one party control of legislative bodies GOP leaders endorse superintendent law repeal http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/gop-leaders-endorse-superintendent-law-repeal <p>The Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee has approved a resolution endorsing the drive to repeal the state law that took power away from the state superintendent of public instruction.</p><p></p><p>The Central Committee approved the resolution on a 40-32 vote over the weekend in Buffalo.</p><p>The action is a slap at the Republican controlled state Legislature and Republican Gov. Matt Mead who approved the law during this past legislative session.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 21:37:35 +0000 The Associated Press 39044 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org GOP leaders endorse superintendent law repeal Nicholas and Alexander face off in primary for Albany County seat http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/nicholas-and-alexander-face-primary-albany-county-seat <p>In Albany County,&nbsp;Republican Phil Nicholas is the incumbent for Senate District 10, but will need to win a primary election if he wants to return to the state legislature.&nbsp; Nicholas is in line to&nbsp;become&nbsp;the Senate&nbsp;majority floor leader if he wins&nbsp;his re-election.&nbsp;&nbsp;His Republican primary opponent is&nbsp;Anne Alexander,&nbsp;who&rsquo;s&nbsp;an economics professor at University of Wyoming.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 23:27:22 +0000 Irina Zhorov 28232 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Nicholas and Alexander face off in primary for Albany County seat Romney wins four Wyoming delegates http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/romney-wins-four-wyoming-delegates <p>Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney picked up four delegates in the first round of Wyoming&#39;s Republican<br />presidential caucuses. A fifth delegate from Wyoming went to Ron Paul.</p><p>Romney edged former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum by two votes to pick up his first Wyoming delegate in Laramie County, the state&#39;s most populous.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:29:14 +0000 The Associated Press 20680 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Romney wins four Wyoming delegates