In my recent letter on the budget allocation at Gillette Community College District, I made an error in describing the figures related to salaries for various sports programs and the Athletic Director. The figures I initially presented included not just the salaries but also additional costs associated with each position, such as travel, meals, and… Read More »Correct an inaccuracy…
Getting the run-off election bill done is vital to improving politics in Wyoming. With that in mind, I asked myself if we were fixing the right problem. The Cowboy State Daily was kind enough to publish the article, read it there. (Direct link: Doug Gerard: Solving The Right Election Problem | Cowboy State Daily)
Want to understand the Wyoming Republican civil war? Just read this from the Cato Institute’s State Freedom Summary for Wyoming. The Wyoming GOP consists of two groups, the grassroots, and the elites. Not surprisingly the grassroots push for more individual freedom and want government reform. The elites, not so much; the status quo is just… Read More »Understanding the Wyoming GOP’s Civil War
I’m still figuring out who to pick as my candidate for US House in 2022. But politics is just as nasty as ever, but this for somereason really ticked me off… Yesterday I shared the Facebook live stream of Darin Smith announcing he’s running for US Congress. Not even five minutes go by and conservative… Read More »So politics is making me angry again!
Also, context matters! It helps to remember when discussing politics that not everyone has your knowledge or life experiences. Yesterday, I wrote a post that had been stewing in the back of my mind for about two weeks. It concerned HB-106, the much-maligned school choice bill. School choice, now here’s a pure conservative cause; who… Read More »If you voice your opinion, you’re bound to learn something!
HB-106 Wyoming education options act does a lot of good things. Most importantly gives poor kids (and really their parents) the ability to send their kids to private school.
The schedule of the Wyoming House, 10am. The schedule of the Wyoming Senate, 10 am. The most important item on the agenda is SF-34 Born alive infant-means of care on the Third Reading Consent list. Committee meetings starting at 8 am House Judiciary hears HB-116 Concealed carry-residency requirement-2 today at 8 am. This is a… Read More »March 5th, 2021 Today in the Legislature
Sorry folks, I’ve been a bit busy and a bit behind in processing the latest in legislative action. The Evidence-Based Wyoming application just processed the legislative record up through March 4th, 2021. One of the pieces of data the Evidence-Based Wyoming system generates is a summary of the last actions taken for each bill in… Read More »Mid-week update