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Legislators take up a host of education bills

By Cowboy State Daily Support for a plan to expand eligibility for the state’s Hathaway Scholarship is being voiced by groups that have not spoken out on the scholarship program before, according to the chairman of the Senate Education Committee. SF 43, a bill that gained final Senate approval on Wednesday, would allow students taking… Keep Reading | 687 words

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Lodging tax clears first full House review

By Cowboy State Daily A proposal for a statewide lodging tax cleared an early hurdle in Wyoming’s House on Tuesday, while the Senate killed a bill that would have stiffened the penalties for animal cruelty. Representatives, in their first full review of HB 66, agreed to move it forward to a second reading on Wednesday.… Keep Reading | 453 words

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Primer: How a bill moves through the Legislature

By the Cowboy State Daily The journey of a bill through Wyoming’s Legislature involves several reviews by both the Senate and House, along with reviews by committees, after it is filed with the Legislative Service Office. It will be sent to the governor for his approval to become law only if approved at each step.… Keep Reading | 538 words

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