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By David Martin

Lands bill killed in legislature


A controversial bill regarding the transfer of land from the federal government to the state was killed by Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, last week.

The bill, Senate File 3, would have proposed an amendment to the Wyoming Constitution outlining how the state would take land granted to it by the federal government. If it would have passed, Wyoming voters would have voted on the amendment during an election before it would be made into law.

In Sweetwater County, one of the outdoor enthusiasts celebrating the bill’s demise is Rock Springs resident Jessica Evans, though she admits s...

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