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Doug Gerard

The Shakedown of Wyoming’s HB-0019: A Tale of Educational Hijacking

The transformation of Wyoming’s once-promising Education Savings Account (ESA) bill, HB-0019, into its current form resembles less a legislative process and more a classic mob-style shakedown. This supposed educational reform, initially championed to empower parents, has been hijacked by unseen forces, subtly molding it to serve the interests of a powerful education bureaucracy. As we… Read More »The Shakedown of Wyoming’s HB-0019: A Tale of Educational Hijacking

Correct an inaccuracy…

  • Politics
  • 1 min read

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…

Are we solving the right election problem?

  • Politics
  • 1 min read

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)

If you voice your opinion, you’re bound to learn something!

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!