February 18, 2021 The February People’s Review: LIVE! digs into the conversation about election integrity that’s happening across our state. We want to make sure that you have the information and the tools to talk about this with your friends, family—and your elected officials. First, we can’t say this enough times: Thank your county clerk! These public servants are the …
February 4, 2021
ESPC’s Gender Lens Project is committed to examining policy and legislative action through a gender lens. Which has kept Jen busy through the month of January and into February.
The 2021 General Session is underway! From January 27th through February 5th, the Wyoming 66th will be working committee bills. You can tune in daily to their YouTube channel right here. And you can track their legislative calendar right here. There are already many hundreds of filed bills. And we have our eye on the ones that affect our mission …
January 28, 2021
CHEYENNE, WYO. – The Wyoming Legislature has convened amidst a pandemic that is straining the state’s medical infrastructure, as well as an economic downturn that is causing thousands of working people in Wyoming to lose their jobs—and, in turn, their health insurance.
January 25, 2021 SHAPE Wyoming kicked off tonight with Marcia Shanor of the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association demystifying state government. You can check out her presentation right here: The 70+ participants had lots of questions for Marcia. Most of them were answered during the training. Here are answers to a few from the chat: Redistricting How often does redistricting happen? …
January 19, 2021
If it’s Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the 66th Wyoming Legislature must be getting its committee meetings underway. As part of the Gender Lens Project, we wanted to bring the Tampon Tax to your attention.
January 14, 2021
The 66th Wyoming Legislature was sworn in and seated on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. After the pomp, circumstance, ceremony, and an address from Governor Gordon, they voted on rules for the session. Missed the proceedings? You can always watch them on the WY Legislature’s YouTube channel. Find out more about how you can get involved!
January 7, 2021
The 25th Amendment allows for the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet to declare a president unfit for office. The vice president then becomes acting president. The section of the amendment specifically addressing this procedure has never been invoked.
How Congress Counts the Electoral Votes is part of ESPC’s How Does the Process Work? Series All eyes have turned to January 6th because that day marks the final step in the process to elect a new President. Here’s a recap of the steps leading up to the inauguration: Spring and Summer 2020: Nomination of Electors. Nov. 3, 2020: Election Day. Dec. 8, 2020: Deadline for …
December 18, 2020
The panelists dug into everything from the Wyoming Constitution to the Campbell Decision(s) to the complexity of school funding before spending time on the most important point: that a high quality education for every single child in Wyoming is a core value in our state–and has been since it was a territory.