Burd announces HD 60 campaign
June 24, 2020
Green River resident Mike Burd has announced that he is running for Wyoming House District 60.
The seat is held by Democrat John Freeman, who will be retiring.
“People are tired of seeing legislators spend all of their time focusing on issues that have little to do with what happens around kitchen tables in Wyoming,” Burd said. “Working families want good jobs with fair pay. They want their kids to have good schools to attend that are preparing them for the future. And we have to fix healthcare in Wyoming. Our insurance is the most expensive in the nation and our access to care is among the worst in the country. Our Wyoming hospitals are just barely hanging on.”
Burd is an avid hunter and outdoorsman, as well as a miner, union leader and advocate for working families.
These experiences frame the lens through which people view the roles of a Wyoming legislator.
Burd brings a long history of advocacy to his campaign.
As a member of United Steelworkers Local 13214 he has often made the trip to Cheyenne and to Washington D.C. to advocate on behalf of workers and more recently on behalf of wildlife and Wyoming’s great outdoors.
“Wyoming people want representatives that focus on the issues that matter and work hard to improve the lives of everyone,” Burd said. “I am running for House District 60 because I want my kids and grand kids to experience Wyoming as good, if not better, than the one I grew up in.”