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5 hrs ago | SFGate

5 things to know about Wyoming's primary elections

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, US Governors, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

County 10 News

Third Wyoming Broadband Summit set for October

Governor Matt Mead continues to focus on growing a technology sector and increasing access to broadband in Wyoming.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KCWY13

Protesters Rally at Wild Horse Round-Up Meeting

The wild horse round-up has been an ongoing controversy and now the Bureau of Land Management has pushed back their round up date from August 20th to September 1st.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Planet Jackson Hole

Ice Bucket Challenge met locally

The gasp of air after being doused with ice water has breathed new life into ALS research by raising more than $70.5 million in less than a month this summer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Jackson, WY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BrandonInfo.com

Girl Talk

Everybody's doing it these days, including South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard and Brandon Mayor Larry Beesley.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Brandon, SD, Jack Dalrymple

Mother Jones

Wyoming Is Thinking About Accepting Medicaid Expansion After All

Michael Hiltzik passes along the news that Wyoming's governor is the latest traitor to the cause of denying health care to poor people no matter what the cost: The Health Department says Medicaid expansion could save the state $50 million or more if it expands the program, for which the federal government will pay at least 90%.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors

County 10 News

Riverton grant request for purchase of Honor Farm land on WBC agenda this Thursday

The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors will tour a local company, hold a public reception and meet with the Joint Subcommittee on Economic Development during its next board meeting on in Powell.

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Related Topix: Riverton, WY, Wyoming, US Governors, Albany County, WY, Buffalo, WY, Dubois, WY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

County 10 News

Governor: BLM must take immediate action to remedy violations of Wild Horse Act

Governor Matt Mead reminded the U.S. Department of Interior and the Bureau of Land Management that under the Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act the federal government must remove excess horses from its Herd Management Areas.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

County 10 News

Governor appoints panel to focus on improving science at UW

Governor Matt Mead appointed a Task Force on Science and Facilities. The panel, composed of accomplished scientists, industry leaders and other professionals, will focus on upgrading the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wyoming, University of Wyoming, University of Washington, Medicine, Surgery, UC San Francisco

Anchorage Daily News

After Begich attack, Miller comes to Sullivan's aid in U.S. Senate race

Joe Miller is wasting no time coming to the aid of the man who beat him in Tuesday's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate nomination in Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KGWN

Medicaid Extension

Mead began searching for a better strategy to expand Medicaid coverage after legislature denied 50 million dollars in funding to over 17 thousand adults.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

Washington Examiner

Joe Miller's odd non-concession concession

Despite numerous phone calls and emails from the Washington Examiner , a spokesman for Joe Miller's U.S. Senate campaign has not confirmed that the candidate has conceded the Alaska race to former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Tea Party, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BrandonInfo.com

Gov. Daugaard yakes ALS Challenge

PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Dennis Daugaard accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday evening at the Governor's residence to support finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Pierre, SD

SFGate

Gov. Mead wants Medicaid proposal for Legislature

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Cheyenne, WY, US News, US Supreme Court

News Max

Dems Smack Alaska GOP Senate Victor With Attack Ad Barrage

Democrats, fearing losing control in the U.S. Senate, have quickly gone after a GOP candidate from Alaska on the heels of his primary win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Alaska, Republican, Alaska Government, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Politico

Wind energy picks up strength off Maryland coast - Gulf of Mexico oil, gas lease sale today

WIND ENERGY PICKS UP STRENGTH OFF MARYLAND COAST: Call it the Free State bump. Two federal lease areas for wind energy development off the coast of Maryland sold for much more on Tuesday than previous offshore wind leases.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Anchorage Daily News

GOP voters pick Sullivan to take on Begich in fall race for U.S. Senate seat

Dan Sullivan Republican candidate for the US Senate is optimistic and crosses his fingers as early results come in at his election night party at the Fat Ptarmigan downtown Anchorage on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, US Governors, Sean Parnell, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Planet Jackson Hole

WyoFile special: Who bankrolls Wyo.'s top-funded primary candidates?

Although the primary election will be old news by the time the ink dries on this issue, this article contains relevant information for voters trying to better grasp the role that campaign contributions play in the sphere of politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming, US Governors

WBTV

Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's Gop Us Senate primary

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Anchorage, AK, US Governors

County 10 News

Statewide race results are in; Mead, Murray and Balow all move on

Incumbent U.S. Senator Mike Enzi won the Republican nomination for the general election today.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Governors

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