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State budget cut by $250 million

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed off on more than $250 million in state budget cuts that includes furloughs and layoffs for state employees, a significant hit to senior services and a $90 million reduction to the Department of Health amid a...

 
 By Seth Klamann    News    July 8, 2020

Outlook improves for Wyoming's children

CASPER — Wyoming ranked 16th in the country for overall children’s well-being in a national report that found the Equality State above average generally, though the state continues to struggle with youth health. Last year, the Annie E. Casey...

 
 By Seth Klamann    News    June 17, 2020

University braces for $35 million in cuts

CASPER — The University of Wyoming is preparing to absorb $35 million in cuts in the coming years, reductions that are expected to hit every public agency here as state revenues continue to plummet. Gov. Mark Gordon instructed agencies and the...

 
 By Seth Klamann    News    June 17, 2020

Social distancing support wanes

CASPER - More than half of Wyomingites say they're comfortable attending large outdoor events this summer, according to the latest University of Wyoming survey on the impacts of coronavirus. The...

 
 By Seth Klamann    News    April 29, 2020

Wyoming schools receive $32.5M in aid

CASPER – Wyoming has received roughly $32.5 million in federal funding to help its 48 school districts offset costs incurred because of the novel coronavirus, the state announced last week. The money, part of the gargantuan stimulus bill passed by...

 
 By Seth Klamann    News    March 4, 2020

State has second-highest suicide rate

CASPER — Wyoming had the second-highest suicide rate in the United States in 2018, according to data released earlier this month. More than 25 Wyomingites out of every 100,000 died by suicide that year, a sweeping report by the American...

 
 By Seth Klamann    News    February 26, 2020

House votes to keep Wyo. out of youth survey

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House killed an amendment last week that would’ve brought the Equality State back into a national survey that asks middle and high schoolers questions about their health and behavior. The state is one of only four that...

 

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