WPR News
8:46 am
Mon February 28, 2011

Survey Evaluates Conservation Perception

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WPR News
5:34 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

No eminent domain for wind developers for 2 more years.

Cheyenne, WY – The state Senate has given final approval to a proposed two-year extension of Wyoming's moratorium on using eminent domain powers for wind projects.
House Bill 230 passed unanimously on Friday and now goes to the
governor for his signature.
The bill would prevent private wind companies from condemning
land to build collector lines to connect wind turbines with
transmission lines until the end of June in 2013.
Supporters of the extended moratorium says state lawmakers need

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WPR News
4:11 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

PAWS added to Ed. accountability bill

Wyoming Features
3:51 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

"Our Town" - A Final Salute To Laramie

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WPR News
3:48 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

Wyoming House gives final approval to concealed weapon bill.

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11:08 am
Fri February 25, 2011

"Our Town" - A Final Salute To Laramie

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WPR News
9:46 am
Fri February 25, 2011

A Conversation With Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis

CHEYENNE, wyo – Wyoming Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis is a member of the House Appropriations Committee. She and other House Republicans made a number of budget cuts includintg cuts that could impact Wyoming Public Radio.

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WPR News
9:12 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Senate could approve losing "very rare or uncommon" designation

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Cheyenne, Wyo. – A bill that would strip the Environmental Quality Council of its ability to declare areas of the state "very rare or uncommon" continues to move forward.

Non-coal surface mining is prohibited on lands given the designation. The State Senate on Thursday rejected an amendment by Laramie Democrat Chris Rothfuss to have legislative oversight over lands the EQC wants to protect.

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WPR News
8:53 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Wyo House considers concussions and athletes

Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming House is debating whether the legislature should mandate that student athletes be better protected when they suffer concussions.

The bill is sponsored by Dave Bonner of Powell who says it is a serious concern. "[It] would require that school districts, coaches and athletic trainers, receive training to understand the nature and risk of concussions," he said. "And to recognize signs and symptoms of such injuries."

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8:45 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Wyo Senate splits on open government measures

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Cheyenne, Wyo. – The State Senate split on a pair of bills that deal with open government.

The Senate barely approved a bill that puts in place new requirements for closed public meeting of government entities. That bill would also require that executive sessions be recorded.

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