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  • Letter to the Editor

    Jennifer James|Jan 11, 2024

    Jennifer James comments about the recent charges of two foster care parents, recently charged with 20 counts related to sexual abuse of minors involving four children, five counts of battery against four minors, and one count of child endangerment against a fifth, according to court documents. James states, "My husband was very fortunate to be placed in the foster care system under a wonderful woman, who he considered his only true mother; Roxanne. She taught him about life, honesty,...

  • Healthcare Career Grants Available

    Jennifer James Doctor of Nursing Practice|Nov 30, 2023

    "Ever dream of becoming a nurse? Please see this valuable information from the department of Wyoming workforce services." Newly enrolled students in a healthcare career pathway may be eligible for up to $10,000 toward the cost of completing a qualified healthcare program within a 2-year timeframe. Preference will be given to those enrolled in a Nursing Pathway or Behavioral Health Pathway; however, other healthcare career pathways are also eligible. WyHealthTrain Grants may be available to...

  • What Makes a "Good" Bill? A Guide for the Public Who Wish to Review Bills with a Critical Eye

    Jennifer James|Mar 9, 2023

    A follow up from Jennifer James, a Doctor of Nursing Practice who testified in opposition of Senate File 144 Chloe's Law, a bill which would have prohibited doctors from performing gender-affirming surgeries on minors and was chastised in a text by the sponsor. The bill was heavily amended in the House Appropriations Committee allowing for pharmacists, insurance companies, nurses and doctors to still provide some gender-transition treatments to underage individuals. The committee sent the bill...

  • Letter to the Editor

    Jennifer James|Mar 17, 2022

    Dear Editor, I am a landowner in senate District 6. I have reached out to Senator Bouchard on many occasions for his assistance, most notably when I testified to the Labor Health Committee on nursing issues. Although my Senator is about as smooth as sandpaper, I could always count on him to speak up and question the Committee when discussions were moving in the wrong direction. I think Senate 6 deserves their voice heard on the committees he was assigned. I question the validity of his removal and support my former Senator. If they can remove...