Wyoming – Wyoming seems poised to institute new and far-reaching policies that will affect education in the state. This comes as lawmakers review school funding and embark on a debate about accountability in education. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has more.
Cheyenne, Wy – A threat by the state of Wyoming to sell off two square miles of land inside Grand Teton National Park may be resolved today with a vote. Top Wyoming officials including Gov. Dave Freudenthal are scheduled to vote on a plan under which the federal government would buy the state land piece by piece over several years. Wyoming has owned the pristine land in Jackson Hole since statehood. The state leases the land for grazing, bringing in little money compared to what the state could get by selling the
Cheyenne, Wyo. – Former Wyoming Senator Al Simpson says the best way to deal with the growing federal debt is to cut the federal budget. Speaking in Cheyenne today, the co-chair of President Obama's fiscal commission sought support for the commission's reform plan. That proposal recently failed to get enough votes to go to Congress for its consideration.