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  • House of Representaives, Senate vote to spend $2 million on border security

    Hannah Shields and Carrie Haderlie, Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange|Feb 22, 2024

    CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives and Senate approved mirror budget amendments Monday that would allow the state to send $2 million to Texas or provide resources like personnel to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. If the amendments in both chambers are, in fact, identical, and no additional changes are made to this amendment on third reading of the budget bills, the allocation will be automatically adopted in the state’s 2025-26 biennium budget and would not be up for negotiation in a joint conference committee. On both sides of the...

  • Seeing art in chess teaches your mind a structured way of thinking

    Carrie Haderlie, Wyoming Tribune Eagle via Wyoming News Exchange|Feb 2, 2023

    CHEYENNE - At first, chess is a game of skill and structure, full of calculated moves and rules. But then it becomes an art. "Chess teaches your mind a structured way of thinking. It's great for math, and other subjects where you have to take things step-by-step," said Dan Joelson, a one-time Wyoming state chess champion at age 17. "But the better you become at chess, the less it becomes like that," he said. "The more it becomes-well, to me, it approaches art. You have to think outside the...

  • Trans bill clears first full Senate review

    Carrie Haderlie, Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange|Mar 3, 2022

    CHEYENNE — After significant public testimony in committee, and questions regarding its constitutionality, the Senate passed Senate File 51, “Fairness in women’s sports act,” through the Committee of the Whole Monday. The bill will face two more readings in the Senate. It is sponsored by Sen. Wendy Schuler, R-Evanston, who said in previous testimony that she introduced it in hopes of “prohibiting biological males from athletic teams and sports designated for females in public schools.” “All this legislation is about is fairness,” Sc...