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4:08 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

WY Gun Owners Assoc. responds to Obama's gun control legislation

President Obama unveiled gun control legislation today, keeping his promise to focus on the issue after last month’s school shooting in Connecticut. The legislation seeks to strengthen existing laws, expand background checks for gun sales, limit ammunition magazine size, and ban assault weapons.

In anticipation of that move, Wyoming lawmakers have already drawn up legislation that would make federal gun control laws unenforceable in the state and remove restrictions on concealed carry of guns in certain areas.

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4:29 pm
Mon January 2, 2012

Defense bill includes millions for Wyoming

A defense bill signed by President Barack Obama includes more than $21 million for military construction in Cheyenne.

F.E. Warren Air Force Base would get $12.6 million to replace an aging centralized heating plant. The Wyoming Army National Guard would get $8.9 million for a readiness center.

Warren officials estimate the heating project would pay for itself in 7 1/2 years through energy savings once the conversion is completed. The changeover is expected to take two years.

The existing system would be replaced by individual systems for each building.

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