LARAMIE, wyo – The U.S. filed a lawsuit over an incident in Afton. The E-E-O-C says the Afton Maverick convenience store fired employee Randy Ramos because he was H-I-V positive.
According to the suit, Ramos worked as a bakery clerk at Maverick since 2005. In 2008, he filed a claim for workers comp after injuring his back on the job. The claim was denied when the Wyoming Workers Safety and Compensation Division, told Ramos that the accident was a result of H-I-V being a preexisting condition.
Laramie, Wyo. – Libertarian candidate for governor Mike Wheeler says he is running as the conservative alternative to Republican candidate Matt Mead. He says he thinks the state should have complete control over its educational system, and should provide more opportunities for vocational and technical training. On the public health front, he favors more frequent testing of municipal water supplies, especially in areas where there are aging oil and gas wells.
Wyoming – Casper businessman Mike Wheeler is the Libertarian candidate governor. He says he's running because he views the Republican and Democratic parties as virtually indistinguishable - and he wants to be the conservative alternative. He spoke to Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick.
A conversation with democratic U-S House candidate David Wendt.
Wyoming – Democratic candidate for U-S House, David Wendt lives in Jackson and has spent his career working on federal and international policies. He worked in Washington D-C at the bipartisan Center for Strategic and International Studies. In Wyoming, Wendt established the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs. He speaks with WPR's Renny MacKay.