WPR News
8:55 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Ban On Gay Marriage Passes Committee

CHEYENNE, wyo – A Wyoming legislative committee voted 7-2 to approve a bill that would ban all gay marriages performed elsewhere from being recognized in Wyoming. The state currently does not allow gay marriages to be performed in the state. That's why house majority floor leader Tom Lubnau of Gillette supports the bill

"We are not extending the same rights to our citizens that we are extending to citizens of other states," says Lubnau.

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WPR News
8:46 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Committee Votes To Toughen DUI Laws

CHEYENNE, wyo – A Wyoming legislative committee has voted to toughen Wyoming's driving under the influence law and would no longer allow citizens to refuse a chemical blood alcohol test.
Currently defense attorneys advise clients not to submit to such a test and generally the worst that happens to a driver that refuses, is a suspended license.
Eric Phillips is the new traffic safety resource person for Wyoming prosecutors. He says when South Dakota switched to this approach they got a lot better handle on DUI's

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WPR News
8:44 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Wyoming Committee Looks At Healthcare

CHEYENNE, wyo – The Wyoming Senate Judiciary committee is trying to determine the best way to handle a pair of proposed health care resolutions that would put health care decisions in the hands of the public.
The measures would attempt to amend the Wyoming constitution. One bill keeps the federal government from requiring that citizens carry health insurance. The other says that most health care decisions will be left in the hands of citizens.
But Committee Chairman Drew Perkins of Casper says such things are tricky

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WPR News
8:43 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Greene Wins House Seat

WPR News
8:33 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Casper, Jackson, Greybull papers honored

WPR News
8:32 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Report shows healthy precip in most of Wyo

WPR News
8:27 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

ACLU Monitors Legislative Session

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WPR News
8:25 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Wyoming Senators Among Most Popular

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