The Persistent Myth of “Voter Fraud”

February 1, 2021 Wyoming’s Secretary of State, Ed Buchanan, called the 2020 election “nearly flawless.” He said that when it comes to election security, Wyoming “sets a benchmark to which all other states aspire.” Wyoming sets a benchmark to which all other states aspire. Ed Buchanan, Wyoming Secretary of State Yet the dangerous myth of voter fraud persists—even here. As …

The Fragility of Democracy & What You Can Do to Protect It

January 31, 2021 Thank you to everyone who signed our joint statement condemning the January 6 insurrection in Washington, D.C., and demanding transparency and accountability for those who incited, abetted, and participated in the attack. The insurrection attempt and violent attack on our nation’s capitol was fomented in large part by lies and disinformation about so-called widespread “voter fraud”—fraud that did …

Wyoming Groups Call for Transparency and Accountability in the Aftermath of the Attack on the Capitol

January 17, 2021 Last week, horrified Americans watched as a violent assault was staged in our nation’s capital, putting the lives of our elected leaders and other public servants in danger, and disrupting a constitutionally mandated meeting of Congress to advance the peaceful transfer of presidential power. Here in Wyoming, we watched the shocking footage and share in the sentiment …

ESPC’s Position on Delaying the 2021 General Session

November 23, 2020 On November 24, the Wyoming State Legislature’s Management Council will decide whether to postpone the upcoming legislative session—which is scheduled to begin on January 12—until later this spring. As part of that discussion, they’ll consider this recent memo from the Legislative Services Office detailing the staff’s recommendations for postponing the session. Today we sent out a reminder …

ESPC July Wrap-Up

July 31, 2020 We’ve been busy behind the scenes and with state and local government and media as we work to bring the brightest voices and most vibrant perspectives to Wyoming in an effort to change the conversation around who and what Wyoming can be. Read on to learn what we’ve been up to over the last month.

Expanding the Medicaid Health Insurance Program

June 9, 2020 If we want the “Wyoming way of life” . . . this collection of scattered small towns amid nature, big open spaces, agriculture, the great outdoors, etc. . . . to continue to survive and thrive, then we need to adapt, invest in our people, and recognize that our schools, hospitals, and our access to quality healthcare are the very foundation of this way of life.