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2023 Legislative Rankings

The 2023 legislative rankings are done. I apologize it took me so long. In the ten years, Evidence-Based Wyoming has been ranking legislators, never has the schism between liberals and conservatives been more evident. Evidence-Based Wyoming rankings are based on the entire voting records of the legislators; the rankings are entirely quantitative to ensure the… Read More »2023 Legislative Rankings

Why is Senator Anthony Bouchard afraid of freshman legislator Rep. John Bear?

Why won’t Senator Anthony Bouchard debate Rep. John Bear on the merits and ways to improve the Second Amendment Protection Act? What is Sen. Anthony Bouchard afraid of? A few days ago, Sen. Bouchard challenged Rep. John Bear to a debate as part of a conversation started by a Facebook pose by Rep. John Bear.… Read More »Why is Senator Anthony Bouchard afraid of freshman legislator Rep. John Bear?

Is your legislator frugal?

Wyoming’s government spending is the single biggest problem facing Wyoming.   For the last ten years, the drums have been beating relentlessly about the need for spending reform and Wyoming’s budgetary issues. In 2017, even the big-spending Governor Mead recognized the problems Wyoming faces and commissioned the Alverez and Marsall to provide a blueprint to cut… Read More »Is your legislator frugal?

Raise the bar (and save Wyoming)

To save our Wyoming way of life in these trying economic times, we need to find candidates that will figuratively give their last full measure to achieve substantial spending cuts to protect Wyoming from tax increases and an income tax. Yes, the liberals (Democrats and Republicans) repeatedly moan, “You can’t cut your way out of… Read More »Raise the bar (and save Wyoming)

Key Issues

EBW is excited to announce the Issues menu item.

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As time allows important issues, the key bills, and the votes of our legislature will be scored to see who really supports key conservative and Republican issues in Wyoming. So far rankings have been added for: Pro-life Reudcing the budget, identifying the legislators that truly are Budget Conservatives.

New Look, New Tools

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Evidence-Based Wyoming undergoes a lot of analysis, testing, and improvement! This year we have a new look at the website and the legislative tool. The legislative tool has been overhauled. EBW is simpler to use and has more functionality than previous incarnations. Better still EBW now offers the ability to score bills that are important… Read More »New Look, New Tools

Are we solving the right election problem?

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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)

Updated: Gillette College Board Candidate Questions

On July 11th, there was little information out on the candidates to fill the college board of the proposed new community district. I decided to seek information to help me and other voters make an informed choice. To that end, I sent an email asking each candidate to complete a brief survey that should take… Read More »Updated: Gillette College Board Candidate Questions