Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

News
6:22 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Mead Meets With Taiwan Representatives

Governor Matt Mead met with Taiwanese officials Thursday in an effort to enhance Wyoming’s foreign trade.  The meeting was in Cheyenne.

He says Taiwan is very interested in Wyoming Coal and Mead is hoping that they can reach other trade agreements as well.    

"We want the opportunity to reach out to great trading partners and friends who can help us as we help them with these trade relationships.  And so it’s a great way for us to continue to build our economy."

The governor traveled to Taiwan last year.

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Legislative
4:32 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Democrats push for Medicaid expansion

Two Democratic members of the legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee criticized Governor Mead’s decision not to expand Medicaid Services. 

At today’s/Monday’s meeting, Senator John Hastert said Mead’s dislike of the Affordable Care Act has nothing to do with expanding Medicaid and helping Wyoming’s poor get insurance. 

Representative Ken Esquibel noted that despite concerns with the A-C-A, other states are having great success with Medicaid expansion.  He urged Mead to keep an open mind and review those successes.

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Open Spaces
4:42 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

A conversation with Mead on proposed budget, Medicaid decision

Last week, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead released his proposed budget and he will present that budget to the legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee on Monday.  The budget features some cuts and a couple of policy decisions.  The Governor joins us now.

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