Pete Gosar

Elections
11:05 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Gosar Says Mead Has Lacked Leadership

A Democratic candidate for governor says he is running because he says Governor Matt Mead hasn’t provided the leadership the state needs.  Pete Gosar says Mead has been playing politics with many of his decisions.

“Whether it be Medicaid expansion or climate change or what have you, the governor has just been paying attention to polls and not telling us what he thinks.”

As a member of the state board of education, Gosar says he was upset that Mead did not veto an amendment that kept the board from adopting some peer reviewed science standards for the state. 

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News
11:14 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Legislators Halt Consideration Of Controversial Science Standards

Right before the close of the session, the Wyoming Legislature slipped a small amendment into the budget bill that’s proving to have some big implications. The footnote prohibits the State Board of Education from considering a set of national science education standards that it had been reviewing for more than a year, and as Wyoming Public Radio’s Stephanie Joyce reports, it raises questions about whose role it is to establish those standards.

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Open Spaces
3:38 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Wyoming Democratic Party Chairman disappointed in Governor Mead’s Medicaid recommendation

Pete Gosar

Recently Governor Matt Mead made it clear that he does not support using federal dollars to expand Medicaid services for Wyoming’s poor.  State Democratic Party Chairman Pete Gosar tells Bob Beck that’s the wrong move.

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Open Spaces
4:47 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

A conversation with new Democratic Party chair Pete Gosar

Pete Gosar of Laramie is the new chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party. He says he’s optimistic that the party will be able to gain a better footing in the state in the future.

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News
4:41 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

New party chair optimistic about revitalizing Democrats

The new chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party says he hopes that one day the state legislature will be controlled by Democrats.

Pete Gosar says the party has an image problem in Wyoming, and he wants to change that. Gosar says if people better understand liberal ideals, more Democrats will be elected.

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