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GOVERNOR TO PROVIDE COVID-19 UPDATES, DISCUSS STATUS OF WYOMING SUMMER EVENTS WEDNESDAY

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon will hold a press conference at 3 pm Wednesday, May 27. During the briefing, Gordon will “provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss the status of large events in Wyoming this summer,” according to...

Wyoming medical PPE ‘in a good place’ as state relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist said during a press conference on Wednesday, April 29 that the state is “in a good place right now” when it comes to medical personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies. “But is something that...

Governor urges 2020 Census participation

Wyoming’s Governor Mark Gordon is urging residents to participate in the 2020 Census. The census is a constitutionally mandated count of residents in the United States. “Wyoming statewide is running a little behind the national rate,” Governor Gordon said addressing...

Wyoming to lift restrictions on camping for state residents

Gov. Mark Gordon announced Wednesday that Wyoming residents would be allowed to camp at state parks again starting May 15. State parks have been open for day-use activities, but not overnight visits, in an effort to slow the spread of...

Wyoming governor signs oil, gas tax cut amid low prices

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has approved a tax cut for oil and gas producers that would take effect if low prices for the commodities persist. The cut Gordon signed into law Friday would go to into effect when average oil...

Governor’s order lays out conditions for Wyoming restaurants to sell beer, wine for take-out

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon has signed an executive order which allows restaurants and bars and grills in Wyoming to sell malt beverages and wine along with take-out and curbside food orders amid the COVID-19 coronavirus in-house dining closure orders. The...

Wyoming Medical Society urges tougher action against COVID-19 as governor holds line

A Casper medical doctor painted a grim, almost dystopian view of dying people and overwhelmed medical systems and workers during an online briefing on Monday afternoon in Cheyenne. Dr. David Wheeler, a Casper neurologist and Wyoming Medical Society president, spoke...

Barrasso, Enzi urge assistance for rural hospitals and clinics amid COVID-19 crisis

Wyoming’s United States Senator John Barrasso said on Monday, March 30 that he helped with a letter urging U.S. Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to provide “immediate assistance to rural hospitals and clinics.” 122 members of Congress, including Wyoming’s U.S....

Governor Gordon announces availability of Layoff Aversion Grants to Wyoming businesses

Today, Governor Mark Gordon announced that the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) and the Wyoming Workforce Development Council (WWDC) are offering $300,000 in grants to support businesses in order to avert or shorten layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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