ESPC in the News

April 2014 April 30, 2014 Platte County Record-Times: five-year-high in job fatalities according to new report       April 4, 2014 Pinedale Roundup:  OSHA considers new regulation to limit silica dust exposure:   page 1 Pinedale Roundup:  OSHA considers new regulation to limit silica dust exposure:   page 2       April, 2014  OSHA Hearing Examines Silica Dust Risks in Fracking March 2014       March 27, 2014 Casper Star Tribune: Lawmaker authors law to increase coal exports       March 4, 2014 Casper Star Tribune: ‘Graveyard Day:’ Wyo lawmakers kill off bills February 2014        February 28, 2014 Rock Springs Rocket-Miner: Door opened for Medicaid Expansion         February 22, 2014 Rock Springs Rocket-Miner: House approves amendment for Medicaid waiver talks          February 14, 2014 Pinedale Roundup: Bill to increase minimum wage fails          February 10, 2014 Casper Star Tribune: Wyoming women value minimum wage prospect           February 9, 2014  Casper Star Tribune: Wyo politics have their own brand of influence peddling January 2014               January 19, 2014  Casper Star Tribune: Untangling state rules

December 2013

               December 1, 2013

 Casper Star Tribune: Getting around the balky health exchange November 2013              November 25, 2013  Casper Star Tribune: Minimum wage will likely stay on the books

June 2013

           June 20, 2013

Rawlins Daily Times: Burning Money, Fouling the Air

           June 19, 2013

Riverton Ranger: Natural gas ‘flaring’ a growing economic and regulatory issue

           June 2, 2013

Wyoming Tribune Eagle: Wyoming independent of the Federal Government? Not really!

May 2013

           May 31, 2013

Casper Star Tribune: Groups advocate to loosen Wyoming referendum rules

            May 31, 2013

Rawlins Daily Times: Tough to get referendum, initiative on Wyoming ballots

            May 30, 2013

Rock Springs Rocket-Miner: Wyoming lawmakers to review natural gas flaring policy

            May 30, 2013

Wyoming Tribune-Eagle: Strict requirements make it difficult to  bring referendums and initiatives before Wyoming voters

            May 28, 2013

Guernsey Gazette: Coalition petitions Wyoming to toughen oil and gas rules

                 May 4, 2013

Wyoming Tribune Eagle: Workers Safety Not Wyoming’s Strong Suit

April 2013

                 April 30, 2013

Billings Gazette: Workers Memorial Day

             April 30,2013

Casper Star Tribune: Workers Memorial Day: honoring workers killed on the job  March 2013 Articles about Governor Mead’s Veto of HB 237: Unemployment Benefits

        March 16, 2013 : Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne)

        March 16, 2013 : Joan Barron, Casper Star Tribune

        March 16, 2013 : Laramie Boomerang

        March 16, 2013 : Northern Wyoming Daily News (Worland)

        March 16, 2013 : Rock Springs Rocket-Miner

        March 17, 2013 : Riverton Ranger

        March 17, 2013 : News-Record (Gillette)

        March 19, 2013 : Guernsey Gazette

        March 20, 2013 :Torrington Telegram

December 2012

         December 1, 2012

Laramie Daily Boomerang: Mead says no to Medicaid expansion

November 2012

          November 10, 2012

Casper Star Tribune: Retirement in good shape

          November 2, 2012

Casper Star Tribune: Wyoming will vote on three amendments

          November 2, 2012

Billings Gazette: Wyoming votes on three amendments Jackson Hole News and Guide: Amendment A challenges Obamacare in Wyoming

October 2012

            October 17, 2012 Casper Star-Tribune: State Retirement at Virtual Town Hall

            October 17, 2012

Casper Star-Tribune: Mead: Tap Into Savings

            October 16, 2012

wyofile: ALEC Model Bill Group Triggers Calls for Transparency

August 2012

            Aug 24, 2012

Casper Star-Tribune story in Billings Gazette: Joint Revenue Committee supports 10-cent hike in fuel tax Casper Star-Tribune: Joint Revenue Committee supports increase in Wyoming fuel tax

July 2012

             July 31, 2012

Casper Star-Tribune: Joint Appropriations Committee examines state retirement system. ESPC plans town hall meetings

             July 22, 2012

Casper Star-Tribune: Columnist Joan Barron reviews lobbyist reporting in Wyoming

May 2012

             May 17, 2012

Rock Springs Rocket-Miner: 2011 Wyoming job fatality rate second in U.S,

             May 16, 2012

Billings Gazette: Wyoming second in nation for worst job fatality rate

February 2012

             February 1, 2012

Public Pulse, KROE, Sheridan: ESPC’s Dan Neal discusses job safety in Wyoming and how to improve it in an interview previewing the 2012 budget session. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

January 2012

             January 30, 2012

WyoFile: The painful truth about health care

             January 19, 2012

Wind River News: Tribal members celebrate Martin Luther King with Riverton march

              January 7, 2012

Casper Star-Tribune: Wyoming needs tougher job safety rules

December 2011

              December 27, 2011

Cheyenne Tribune-Eagle: Rep. Amy Edmonds wants more transparent bill-writing process

              December 16, 2011

Cheyenne Tribune-Eagle and Rock Springs Rocket-Miner: Wyoming’s economic development subsidies lack job quality standards

November 2011

               November 15, 2011

CasperStarTrib_AdvocatesPlanHealthCareConference: State looks forward to review of Affordable Care Act

October 2011

                 October 26, 2011

Oct_26_2011_JH_NewsGuide_Columnist_Todd_Wilkinson: Columnist Todd Wilkinson ponders Gov. Mead’s energy planning

                 October 18, 2011

Oct_18_2011_State_minerals_lessees_pay: State minerals lessees pay higher royalties to get lease extensions

September 2011

                  September 1, 2011

CasperStarTrib_MeadToutsStateMedicaidPlan: ESPC questions call for state-created Medicaid plans CasperStarTrib_AdvocatesPlanHealthCareConference: ESPC co-sponsors One Health Voice conference in Casper