Casper – A Wyoming Highway Trooper and his drug detection K-9 have seized just under 3 pounds of high grade marijuana destined for delivery in the Sheridan, Wyoming area during a traffic stop on Sunday.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., joined his Republican colleagues on the Senate Budget Committee in sending a letter to new Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray asking for a vigorous hearing and mark-up schedule that would result in the passage of a budget. It has been almost four years since the Senate last passed a budget. The letter sent to Chairman Murray proposed regular meetings and a timeline for drafting the nation’s fiscal blueprint. The Budget Act of 1974 requires the formal mark-up and passage of a budget every year. Excerpts from the letter are included below. Read more: Enzi to Congress: Follow the Law and Pass a Budget
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) joined U.S. Representatives Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), Tom McClintock (R-CA), and Jeff Duncan (R-SC) in offering an amendment to the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013. The amendment would have offset the $17 billion cost of immediate Hurricane Sandy-related disaster assistance by trimming the 2013 budgets of federal agencies by 1.63%. Read more: Lummis Press Release on Sandy Relief
Evanston – Two men remain in custody after a traffic stop this weekend led to the discovery of just over 15 pounds of packaged marijuana. One of the individuals arrested was also wanted on an outstanding felony warrant from the State of Florida. Read more: Wanted Fugitive Captured With 15 Pounds Of Marijuana