A survey of registered voters in Casper has found that the majority do not want the city council to overturn the city’s smoking ban.
When the Casper City Council began to discuss overturning the law, the American Cancer Society Action Network and the American Heart Association hired a firm to survey Casper residents about the efforts. More than 600 Casper voters supported the smoking ban.
Jason Mincer of the Cancer society says the law is popular, with 62-percent of public support.
The Wyoming Senate has given approval to a bill that will allow restaurants to set up a system where servers will turn in tips, so that they can be redistributed to other service workers at the establishment. Senator Ogden Driskill of Devils Tower says it will allow all service employees to make a greater wage. Driskill says such pooling already takes place in Wyoming, but it isn’t legal. He says workers and employers want it legalized.