Wyoming - Coronavirus Press Clips Archive

Could Trump's new order partially restore expired unemployment aid in Wyoming?

Casper Star-Tribune - 8/10/2020

Wyoming's relationship with oil predates the state's founding. So what happens when the new drilling stops?

Casper Star-Tribune - 8/8/2020

University full-timers to get $3,250 check in CARES funding

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 8/8/2020

Gordon allocates $50 million to send students affected by pandemic to college

Casper Star-Tribune - 8/7/2020

At University of Wyoming student forum, VP says 'advantages' of reopening 'outweighed disadvantages'

Casper Star-Tribune - 8/6/2020

Hospitals frustrated by slow distribution of state stimulus money

Casper Star-Tribune - 8/6/2020

Wyoming oil and natural gas producers contribute $1.67 billion to government in 2019

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 8/6/2020

Gordon announces new scholarship program for workers impacted by COVID-19

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 8/5/2020

Twenty years later, Tax Reform 2000 finds new relevance in Wyoming in light of state's fiscal woes

Casper Star-Tribune - 8/2/2020

Rules, timing complicate state's temporary eviction relief program

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 8/2/2020

July

Legislative task force recommends payments to University of Wyoming, community college students

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/31/2020

Wyoming lawmakers advance pair of business relief bills

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/30/2020

Despite small improvement in state revenue, Gordon says budget situation still "dire"

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/30/2020

Despite small improvement in state revenue, Gordon says budget situation still "dire"

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/29/2020

Wyoming state officials leave door open to file waiver to allow for education cuts next year

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/29/2020

Gordon Extends Health Orders As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise

Wyoming Public Radio - 7/29/2020

Lawmakers eye business aid, temporary oil tax cuts as next steps in response to pandemic

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/29/2020

Wyoming lawmakers advance bill extending more tax relief to oil and gas operators

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/28/2020

SBE approves 10% budget cut, OKs leader and teacher evaluation systems

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/24/2020

University Of Wyoming Anticipates Significant Enrollment Dip For Fall 2020

Wyoming Public Radio - 7/21/2020

Wyoming hospitals received tens of millions in federal loans to stay afloat amid pandemic

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/19/2020

Committee advances bill to provide relief to struggling tourism industry

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/18/2020

Newly legalized skill games generate half-million in taxes in first months of operations

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/17/2020

State Officials Stress Simple Actions, Like Wearing A Mask, To Prevent COVID-19 Spike

Wyoming Public Radio - 7/16/2020

‘One-Third of Our Income Is Gone’: A Rural State Faces a Big Budget Gap

Route Fifty – 7/16/2020

Gordon announces first round of budget cuts totaling $250 million

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/15/2020

State furloughs will impact lab staff processing coronavirus samples, employee says

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/15/2020

State employees to see furloughs, reductions in force due to budget shortfalls

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/13/2020

Gordon approves $250 million in budget cuts. More are coming.

Casper Star-Tribune - 7/13/2020

Wyoming governor weighing death penalty moratorium to save state money
Billings Gazette – 7/13/2020

UW expects substantial enrollment decline

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/12/2020

Local education budgets shrouded in uncertainty

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/11/2020

Governor deploying CARES Act funding to respond to COVID-19 crisis

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/10/2020

Wyoming Governor Doubles Down on Budget Cuts; Agencies to Cut 20% Total

K2 Radio – 7/8/2020

After criticism of process, state leaders approve bid to buy Occidental land in southern Wyoming

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/7/2020

Hard to say how U.S. Supreme Courts school voucher ruling will influence Wyoming

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 7/5/2020

June

How should Wyoming respond to coal's decline?

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/22/2020

State agencies prepare for program cuts, layoffs amid historic revenue shortfall

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 6/21/2020

Legislators face difficult mental health service choices

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 6/20/2020

Wyoming still has no plans to cut sports amid revenue loss

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/13/2020

Legislators decide against June special session

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 6/13/2020

Rest stop closures show even the smallest budget cuts can have big impacts

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/12/2020

Despite revenue shortfalls, lawmakers to renew limited capital construction discussions

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/12/2020

Wyoming Arts Council announces CARES Act funding recipients

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 6/12/2020

Conservation group joins Wyoming governor in call to waive renewable fuel standards

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/8/2020

WYDOT To Close 10 Rest Stops Due To Budget Shortfall

Wyoming Public Radio - 6/5/2020

Anticipating $1.5B revenue hit, governor directs agencies to prepare for 20% budget cut

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 6/4/2020

Gordon says upcoming budget cuts will 'likely lead to some employees losing their jobs'

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/4/2020

Wyoming Emergency Housing Assistance Program launches Thursday

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 6/3/2020

UW's plan to reopen campus requires big funding requests

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 6/3/2020

Wyoming transportation panel looks at road use charge, truck rules

Land Line – 6/2/2020

More tax relief for oil and gas could be on the horizon in Wyoming

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/2/2020

After near-miss in Legislature, nonprofits excluded from state's business relief package

Casper Star-Tribune - 6/2/2020

May

Barron: Tax reform report to get 'deep dive' study

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/31/2020

Moody's Report Highlights Importance Of 'Rainy Day' Funds, Like Wyoming's

Wyoming Public Radio - 5/29/2020

Wyoming's Legislature faces a $1.5 billion hit and an existential question

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/27/2020

Ad Valorem Taxes Back In Discussion; Questions Surround Final Transition

Wyoming Public Radio - 5/27/2020

Wyoming Faces A Massive Revenue Shortfall

Wyoming Public Radio - 5/27/2020

State may face $1.5 billion revenue shortfall over next two years

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/26/2020

Wyoming conservation groups call for $25 billion in federal funding for public land restoration

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/25/2020

Leading lawmakers discuss second special session, budget woes

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/22/2020

WYDOT director backs usage charge as solution to funding state roads

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/22/2020

Wyoming tribes receive millions in coronavirus relief money from federal government

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/20/2020

State announces targeted COVID-19 testing plan for nursing homes, assisted-living facilities

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/20/2020

Gordon vetoes segment of business relief program; emergency spending package will be signed into law

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/20/2020

Wyoming legislators reject proposal to increase pay flexibility for sheriffs, county attorneys

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/20/2020

Judiciary Committee turns down idea to raise threshold for felony theft

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/19/2020

WYDOT Will Again Address Revenue Sources With Legislature

Wyoming Public Radio - 5/19/2020

Wyoming Legislature passes historic $1.25 billion relief package, laying groundwork for second session

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/16/2020

House, Senate split on one of four bills heading into day two of special session

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/16/2020

UW trustees approve 20-year campus master plan

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/15/2020

Rare Wyoming Legislature special session to take on COVID-19

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/14/2020

State will allow larger public gatherings, further eases restrictions

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/13/2020

Wyoming gets shipment of promising coronavirus drug

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/12/2020

Wyoming Legislature to allow some media into Capitol for special session

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/12/2020

Transparency groups raise alarm over special session process

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/11/2020

Legislative leaders vote to task committee with examining Medicaid expansion

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/11/2020

Gov. proclaims special session: public, press cannot attend

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/8/2020

Gordon calls special legislative session May 15 to address virus, plummeting revenues

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/7/2020

Gaming Commission to distribute revenue from historic horse racing early

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/5/2020

Wyoming Legislative leaders approve draft COVID-19 response plan

Casper Star-Tribune - 5/2/2020

Legislative leaders finalize bills in preparation for special session this month

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 5/2/2020

April

Wyoming schools receive $32.5M in aid

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 4/29/2020

$42 Million In Unemployment Insurance Has Been Distributed To Wyoming Workers With More To Come

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/28/2020

Wyoming public defender says staffing issues resolved independent of court opinion

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/26/2020

Lawmakers discuss Wyoming's COVID-19 response, federal funds

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/25/2020

Legislative leaders begin crafting two bills in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 4/25/2020

$1.25 billion federal aid package won't cover losses to state and local government

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/23/2020

What does oil's negative price mean for Wyoming?

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/20/2020

Lawmakers establish telehealth task force, begin work on interim topics

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 4/18/2020

Wyoming's Unemployed Immigrant Workers Struggle With Lack Of Assistance

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/17/2020

Gordon says its time to contemplate life after coronavirus

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 4/16/2020

"Our Economy Is Going To Be Different," Warns Governor

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/16/2020

Researcher Says Pandemic Will Have "Drastic" Impact On Reservation Economies

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/16/2020

Wyoming businesses receive $707 million in aid funding, but program has run dry

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/16/2020

Wyoming Legislature votes to draft emergency bills to address COVID-19 crisis, all but guaranteeing special session

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/16/2020

What does oil's negative price mean for Wyoming?

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/20/2020

Lawmakers establish telehealth task force, begin work on interim topics

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 4/18/2020

Wyoming's Unemployed Immigrant Workers Struggle With Lack Of Assistance

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/17/2020

Gordon says its time to contemplate life after coronavirus

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 4/16/2020

"Our Economy Is Going To Be Different," Warns Governor

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/16/2020

Researcher Says Pandemic Will Have "Drastic" Impact On Reservation Economies

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/16/2020

Wyoming businesses receive $707 million in aid funding, but program has run dry

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/16/2020

Wyoming Legislature votes to draft emergency bills to address COVID-19 crisis, all but guaranteeing special session

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/16/2020

Gordon calls for all state agencies to reduce budgets amid economic fallout from coronavirus

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/15/2020

Wyoming Governor Eyes Budget Cuts Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

K2Radio – 4/15/2020

Analysts memo to lawmakers predicts staggering revenue drops

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/14/2020

Wyoming's unemployment fund is one of the nation's strongest. But maybe not as strong as thought

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/10/2020Special session likely as lawmakers look to solve COVID-19 woes

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 4/5/2020

Wyoming To Be Among Hardest Hit By Unemployment

Wyoming Public Radio - 4/3/2020

Sobering survey shows a third of Wyomingites have either been laid off or have a family member who's lost their job

Casper Star-Tribune - 4/2/2020

March

State lawmaker argues need to re-open economy amid coronavirus pandemic

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/31/2020

Gordon joins GOP governors in seeking more money for states in federal stimulus bill

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/31/2020

Wyoming Legislature will likely hold special session to address coronavirus impacts

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/30/2020

Governor approves mineral tax break for oil and gas industry

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/30/2020

Governor, state health officer extend closures until April 17

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 3/28/2020

Wyoming's vocational teachers must complete externships under Perkins V plan

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 3/27/2020

Despite sagging market, firms still snap up most parcels at BLM oil and gas lease sale

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/24/2020

Wyoming arts community impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/24/2020

Gordon joins GOP governors in seeking more money for states in federal stimulus bill

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/23/2020

Coronavirus likely to impact Wyoming tourism, but to what degree remains uncertain

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 3/22/2020

COVID-19, low oil prices, recession threats pose 'perfect storm' for Wyoming economy

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/18/2020

Details murky after coronavirus prompts nearly all Wyoming school districts to close

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/16/2020

Wyoming governor announces creation of five task forces to battle effects of coronavirus

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/16/2020

Governor, State Superintendent Recommend Schools Close Until April

Wyoming Public Radio - 3/16/2020

Wyoming Legislature wraps up session with uneasy eye toward the state's future

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/15/2020

Wyoming officials say they're well-prepared for coronavirus outbreak, continue to urge calm

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/14/2020

Gordon declares state of emergency, 2nd case of COVID-19 confirmed

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 3/14/2020

Land deal bill wins final approval from Legislature

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 3/14/2020

No deal on construction spending compromises multiple state projects

Casper Star-Tribune - 3/13/2020

Oil price plunge casts uncertainty over Wyoming's economy, revenue streams

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 3/10/2020

Gov. Gordon hosts press conference on coronavirus

Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 3/4/2020