Judge halts Wyoming abortion ban days after it took effectMarch 23, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Abortion will again be legal in Wyoming — at least for now — after a judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a ban that took effect a few days earlier.
New law puts Wyoming at forefront of abortion pill bansMarch 21, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has pushed to the front of state efforts to prohibit the most common type of abortion by instituting the nation’s first explicit ban on pills that terminate pregnancies.
Wyoming bans transgender youth from girls’ sports teamsMarch 20, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has become the 19th state to ban transgender athletes from playing on girls or women's sports teams after the Republican governor opted not to veto the legislation.
Wyoming governor signs measure prohibiting abortion pillsMarch 18, 2023 GMT
Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law the nation's first explicit ban on abortion pills since they became the predominant choice for abortion in the U.S. in recent years.
Gordon, a Republican, signed the bill Friday night while allowing a separate measure restricting abortion to become law without his signature.
Advice from attorneys general remains secret in some statesMarch 16, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — When officials in Wyoming faced public pressure to allow a citizen recount of election results, they reached out to the state attorney general for legal advice about how to proceed.
GOP-sought primary voter restrictions become law in WyomingMarch 3, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Switching political parties to be able to choose the primary in which a voter wants to cast a ballot is an old Wyoming tradition, one that has faced growing scrutiny as the state's Democrats increasingly struggle to field strong candidates and Republican primaries often all but decide who eventually wins office.
Trans youth care ban headed to Tennessee governor’s deskFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Transgender youth in Tennessee would be banned from receiving gender-affirming care under legislation currently headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Bill Lee, who has voiced support for the bill.
US, states weigh farmland restrictions after Chinese balloonFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
HARLOWTON, Mont. (AP) — Near the banks of Montana's Musselshell River, cattle rancher Michael Miller saw a large, white orb above the town of Harlowton last week, a day before U.S. officials revealed they were tracking a suspected Chinese spy balloon over the state.
Election skeptics slow to get sweeping changes in GOP statesFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republicans in some heavily conservative states won their campaigns for secretary of state last year after claiming they would make sweeping changes aimed at keeping fraud out of elections.
Court throws out Wyoming doctor’s pill convictionsFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the convictions of a doctor accused of overprescribing powerful pain medication and ordered a new trial for him.
Wyoming weighs changing payment system for surplus solarJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming could join a handful of states that have begun paying homeowners and businesses less for surplus electricity from their rooftop solar panels under a bill in the state Legislature.
Wyoming governor: ‘Make hay’ and save amid near-$1B surplusJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Booming oil and gas revenue has put Wyoming back among states with big budget surpluses but Republican Gov. Mark Gordon cautioned lawmakers Wednesday to save, not splurge, out of concern that tough times will eventually return.
Jan. 6 panel drops Trump subpoena as it wraps up workDecember 29, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee has dropped its subpoena against former President Donald Trump as it wraps up work and prepares to dissolve next week.