Legislators get historic session underway
January 21, 2021
In any ordinary year, Wyoming’s Legislature would be preparing to debate a full slate of potential new laws and figure out the budget for the next biennium. Thanks to the pandemic, things look a little different for the 66th Legislature, which met last week for a single day for a virtual session to fulfill the requirements of the Wyoming Constitution.
“We elected leadership…I am Majority Floor Leader now,” says Senator Ogden Driskill. Representative Chip Neiman has meanwhile been selected to serve on the House Education Committee.
“What we did was gavel in, made the rules to where...