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
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
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
Find the full schedule on wyolgev.gov. Highlights in the House: Stating at 8 am: The House Judiciary Committee hears HB-116 Concealed carry-residency requirement-2. This bill is a must pass. It makes it so any US citizen can conceal carry in Wyoming. Testify Watch Upon noon recess: House Corporations, Elections, and Political Subdivisions, HB-98, HB-113, HB-127 and… Read More »Highlights in the Wyoming Legislature March 8th, 2021
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!
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
Here are a few thoughts on the latest bills posed on Wyoleg.gov. Please reach out to your legislators and tell them to stop the shenanigans. No new taxes, free Wyoming from the clutches of the Feds, protect life, and quit lying to us about the purpose of bills. HB-162 and HJ-5 are the more classically… Read More »More and more bills from the House of Representatives…