For over a decade, Wyoming PBS has been conducting in-depth interviews with Wyoming governors. This year, Wyoming PBS travels to the Governor’s Mansion in Cheyenne for an intimate conversation with Governor Matt Mead. “Wyoming Perspectives: One on One with the Governor”, a live call-in program hosted by Geoff O’Gara, airs on Wyoming PBS Thursday, January 30 at 7 p.m.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead issued the following statement on the decision of the Wyoming Supreme Court that a new law removing the state superintendent of public instruction as head of the state education agency is unconstitutional. Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 06:37Read more: Governor Mead’s Statement on Supreme Court SF 00104 Decision
Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill responded today to the release of the Wyoming Supreme Court ruling that the Legislature acted unconstitutionally in January of 2013 when it stripped her office of essentially all responsibility for public education.
Hill said the decision in Hill v. Mead (http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions/2014WY15.pdf) upholds the separation of powers in Wyoming’s government and clearly defines the respective roles of the executive and legislative branches.
Read more: Supreme Court Overturns SF 00104
“Obviously, Kerry and Clara Powers and I are very pleased with the decision. The Supreme Court affirmed that our vote matters in Wyoming. Today the people of Wyoming get their vote and voice back.” Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 15:21
Cheyenne – Troopers on opposite sides of the State made several significant unrelated seizures within the last week which have resulted in six individuals being arrested facing felony charges. Seized were pound amounts of marijuana, methamphetamine and U.S. currency.
The four contacts were the results of traffic stops for speeding 102 MPH in 75 MPH zone, following too close whereupon the driver was found to be driving while under suspension, a speed warning and a property damage crash. Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014 13:06Read more: Troopers Interdict Criminal Activity Across State This Week