attorney general http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Mead appoints Peter Michael interim AG http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-appoints-peter-michael-interim-ag <p>Gov. Matt Mead has named Peter Michael to serve as interim Wyoming Attorney General.</p><p>Michael replaces former AG Greg Phillips, who was sworn in on Monday as a judge on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Michael had served as deputy attorney general for Phillips.</p><p>Mead says Michael is an excellent attorney. Mead says he's confident Michael will lead the Attorney General's Office in a steady and capable manner until he can find a permanent replacement for Phillips.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:06:46 +0000 The Associated Press 44150 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyo. AG urges court to rule against Supt. Hill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyo-ag-urges-court-rule-against-supt-hill <p>The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is urging the state Supreme Court to rule against Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill's legal challenge to the recent state law that stripped her office of many of its powers.</p><p></p><p>The AG's Office this week filed a lengthy brief with the court laying out the history of the state's education system.</p><p>The AG argues that the state Legislature originally invested the superintendent's job with many of its powers. It says the Legislature had authority to remove those same powers when it passed the law early this year.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:32:44 +0000 Associated Press 43253 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyo. AG urges court to rule against Supt. Hill Robocall scam hits Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/robocall-scam-hits-wyoming <div style="background-color:white;margin:0;"><span dir="ltr"><span style="background-color:white;"><font color="black" face="Arial,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">A rash of robocalls asking people for debit and credit card information has hit Wyoming. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:47:22 +0000 Luke Hammons 38474 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State files response to redistricting lawsuit http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-files-response-redistricting-lawsuit <p>Wyoming&#39;s attorney general wants a district judge in Cheyenne to dismiss a lawsuit fighting the state&#39;s redistricting plan.</p><p>Greg Phillips filed the state&#39;s response last week, arguing the proper procedures weren&#39;t followed to qualify the seven plaintiffs to be eligible for a class-action suit.</p><p>The residents sued earlier this month in Laramie County District Court to try to overturn the Legislature&#39;s recently adopted redistricting work. They argue the plan doesn&#39;t adequately represent some of the state&#39;s more sparsely populated counties.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 11:44:16 +0000 The Associated Press 22963 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State files response to redistricting lawsuit