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By Mike Koshmrl
Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Wyoming lawmakers won't touch 'yote whacking' with snowmobiles

 

August 8, 2019



JACKSON — A Jackson Hole woman’s effort to criminalize running down and running over coyotes with snowmobiles was shot down last week by a legislative committee.

Local wildlife activist Lisa Robertson has had the ear of Rep. Mike Yin, of Teton County, who last legislative session unsuccessfully sought to prohibit killing, injuring or torturing predatory animals using snowmobiles. He tried again last week to bring the bill to an interim committee in Thermopolis, but the lawmakers declined in an 11-to-2 vote.

Sen. Glenn Moniz, of Albany County, scolded bill proponents for grandstanding ...



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