Matt Mead

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Denver-Based Company Fined $7,000 For Death At Wyoming Plant

The Western Sugar Cooperative has paid a $7,000 fine in connection with a workplace accident that killed a woman at its beet-processing plant in Lovell early this year.

12/01/2014

Gov. Matt Mead (credit: governor.wy.gov)

Govs. Hickenlooper, Herbert Appoint Mead To Governors Group Position

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has been appointed vice chair of the National Governors Association’s Natural Resources Committee.

09/13/2014

Greater sage grouse (credit: npr.org)

U.S. Senate Majority Could Rest On The Sage Grouse

An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.

07/05/2014

An image of smoke from the Black Forest Fire in June 2013. (credit: CBS)

EPA Promotes Global Warming Proposal To Governors

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday.

06/10/2014

A C-130 making a drop at the West Fork Complex Fire on Monday (credit: CBS)

Obama Pitches Wildfire Plan To Western Governors In Colorado Springs

President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.

06/09/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

10 Western Governors Meeting In Colorado Springs

Ten Western governors are meeting this week in Colorado Springs to discuss issues including the drought and the environment.

06/09/2014

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Wyoming Board Considers Incentives Package For Colorado Company

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved $13 million in grants to help a Colorado producer of ammunition magazines for guns move its manufacturing operations to Wyoming.

02/06/2014

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Company Makes Good On Leaving Colorado Over Gun Laws

One of the country’s largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new state laws that include restrictions on how many cartridges a magazine can hold.

01/03/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Travels To Vegas To Talk Land Use, Fires

Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental conservation.

12/11/2013

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Wyoming, Kansas Brace For More Colorado Pot

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead’s says he’s concerned about increased trafficking in his state as Colorado prepares to allow the sale of recreational marijuana to the public.

09/11/2013

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