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A news and public affairs program about Wyoming and the West. 

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Energy Bill Could Help Wyoming

The U.S. Senate put its partisan tendencies aside this week and passed a sweeping bill aimed at modernizing the U.S. energy sector. Matt Laslo reports from Washington the bill includes provisions that could help the state’s ailing energy industry.

March 4th, 2016

Mar 4, 2016

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Lawmakers Leave Cheyenne With Mixed Feelings

The 2016 Wyoming legislative session has come to an end and few seem to be leaving Cheyenne feeling satisfied. Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck has more.

Bob Beck

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Wyo. Lawmakers Send Power Over Education To State

It took Congress eight years and countless hours of listening to angry teachers and parents, but No Child Left Behind is soon to be a thing of the past. Matt Laslo reports from Washington that Congress and the White House agreed to scrap the hated Bush-era law.

Stephanie Joyce / Wyoming Public Radio

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Wyoming's Revenue Picture Will Lead To A Lean Budget

The Consensus Revenue Estimating group or CREG will release its much-anticipated revenue forecast on Tuesday. Wyoming’s revenues are expected to drop 500 to 600 million dollars, which means legislators will have a lot less money to spend compared to the last budget. 

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