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  1. Governor: Lawmakers must address K-12 budget, rainy-day fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Education Week

    ... what are we going to use it for?" Despite the shortfalls, Mead asked lawmakers for a plan for the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins, which is suffering severe structural problems after just 15 years in operation. Repairs would cost $80 million, ...

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  2. K-12 funding crisis looms large as Wyoming lawmakers conveneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Progress

    ... million in case a catastrophic structural failure forces the state to move prisoners out of the Wyoming State Penitentiary. Worsening structural problems have left the state with an $80 million bill to repair the 15-year-old facility, assuming that ...

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  3. Mead presents budget to legislative panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... for each of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes and borrowing money to fix the Wyoming State Penitentiary. Members of the panel are holding hearings this week with agencies to review their budget requests ahead of the 2017 legislative ...

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  4. Mead presents budget to legislative panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Some members of the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee are questioning Gov. Matt Mead's proposal to keep two state-funded tribal liaisons and his plan for paying for construction work at the state prison. Panel members questioned Mead's proposal to spend $160,000 on liaisons for each of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes and borrowing money to fix the Wyoming State Penitentiary.

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  5. Around the RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... for any jobs in the administration. RAWLINS - Structural problems caused by shifting soil at the Wyoming State Penitentiary led to an inmate lockdown while workers repaired several doors. Prison staff put most of the inmates in a modified lockdown ...

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  6. Lockdown at Wyoming State Penitentiary to make repairsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | KSL-TV

    Prison staff put most prison inmates in a modified lockdown from Dec. 1-3 while workers made repairs to several doors. The Casper Star-Tribune reports some 525 inmates were restricted to their cells except to meet visitors and for medical appointments.

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  7. Mystery ball and chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Daily Camera

    ... Penitentiary, the next closest prison open during the early years of the 20th century was the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins, Wyo. Although the facility does have a ball, chain and shackle in its museum, Director Tina Hill was unable to ...

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  8. Boulder County History: Unearthed ball and chain a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Daily Camera

    ... Penitentiary, the next closest prison open during the early years of the 20th century was the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins, Wyo. Although the facility does have a ball, chain and shackle in its museum, Director Tina Hill was unable to ...

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  9. Legislative task force recommends repairing Rawlins prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | KGWN

    The Wyoming Legislature's Task Force on State Penal Facilities has recommended that the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins should by repaired due to structural problems. The Rawlins Daily Times reports that the aging prison is facing issues including shifting soils under one housing unit that have caused walls to crack.

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  10. Lashawn King, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Wyoming Attorney General;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... of perjury, that on February 5, 2016, he placed the notice of appeal in a legal mailbox at the Wyoming State Penitentiary. On appeal, Mr. King challenges the denial of his habeas petition and the denial of a COA. He simply reasserts, however, the ...

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