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  • Governor Mead announces ENDOW website

    Gov. Matt Mead|Mar 2, 2017

    Wyoming Governor Matt Mead is pleased to announce a new website for the ENDOW (Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming) Initiative. The site endowyo.biz was created through a partnership between the Governor’s office, the Wyoming Business Council and the Wyoming Office of Tourism. The site offers people a single, digital location to find information about ENDOW. A survey on the home page of the new site seeks input from citizens. The public’s response to this request for information will identify individuals interested in serving in...

  • Governor appoints new Circuit Court Judge for Campbell County

    Gov. Matt Mead|Oct 27, 2016

    Governor Matt Mead has selected Paul Phillips as Circuit Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial District in Campbell County. Phillips fills the vacancy created by Judge Terrill Tharp’s retirement effective January 1, 2017. Phillips has engaged in the private practice of law in Gillette for over 10 years. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk for the District Court Judges of the 6th Judicial District. From 1982 to 2002, he served in the United States Army, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He concluded his military service at the Pentagon, s...

  • Governor Mead announces outdoor recreation task force

    Gov. Matt Mead|Oct 27, 2016

    Governor Matt Mead held a press conference this past Monday to discuss the latest update from the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group (CREG). The CREG’s October report is a projection of state revenues used to help shape the state budget. The report shows a General Fund shortfall of approximately $156 million for the remainder of the 2017/2018 Biennium. However, $104 million of that is due to a statutory requirement to refill a savings account leaving $52 million as the more accurate figure for the shortfall. The Governor reiterated he will n...

  • Governor Mead announces outdoor recreation task force

    Gov. Matt Mead|Oct 20, 2016

    Governor Matt Mead announced a new initiative to promote the outdoor recreational industry in Wyoming. The Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources will work with private and public stakeholders to develop recommendations to grow Wyoming’s strong outdoor recreation economy. Expanding outdoor recreation was suggested by the Governor’s 2015 Task Force on Forests. “Wyoming has world-class opportunities for hunting, fishing, photography and other outdoor recreation. Many of our fondest memories are with friends and family in the outdoors,...

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