People’s Review: LIVE! What happened in Cheyenne?

April 9, 2021 Powerful grassroots momentum helped garner broad, historic support for a number of important bills at this year’s legislative session, including a bill to expand Medicaid eligibility and one to repeal the death penalty in the state. Next week, policy experts and advocates from the ACLU of Wyoming, the Wyoming Outdoor Council, the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and …

Thank You.

March 31, 2021

We wanted to share the same thank you message that Healthy Wyoming offered up on their website in the wake of the historic advances and ultimate defeat of Medicaid expansion in the 66th Wyoming Legislature. Read on.

An update on education funding from the Wyoming Education Association

March 25, 2021 Education funding is one of the most significant topics during the 2021 legislative session. With a $300 million structural deficit, the discussion has focused largely on proposed cuts to education—the subject of much debate since the last interim. The numerous iterations and proposals to solve the education funding deficit began with House Bill 61, the School Finance …

Say THANK YOU to the Representatives Who Said YES to Medicaid Expansion!

UPDATE 3/24/21: HB 162 PASSED OUT OF THE HOUSE! Check out how your rep. voted today and please send them a note of thanks if they were in support! Ayes:  Representative(s) Banks, Barlow, Brown, Clifford, Connolly, Crago, Duncan, Eklund, Eyre, Harshman, Henderson, Kinner, Larsen, L, Macguire, Martinez, Newsome, Nicholas, Oakley, Obermueller, O’hearn, Olsen, Paxton, Provenza, Roscoe, Schwartz, Sherwood, Sommers, Stith, Sweeney, …

Medicaid Expansion Bill Advances to House Floor with Strong Support from the Public and House Members

March 18, 2021 CHEYENNE—Tonight the House Revenue Committee passed House Bill 162, a bill that will increase access to Medicaid for thousands of low-income, hard-working Wyoming residents who are currently uninsured. Healthy Wyoming, a coalition of dozens of groups across working to expand the Medicaid health insurance program in Wyoming, has worked tirelessly to advance bills in both chambers during the 66th Wyoming …