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New laws include tourism fund, election security

New bills continue to arrive on Governor Mark Gordon’s desk following this year’s legislative session, each one awaiting his decision on whether to sign, veto or allow it to go into law without his signature. Over the past week, though, the governor has chosen to sign all of the bills presented to him.

Gordon touted in particular HB 74, which creates the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Trust Fund. Its intent is to strengthen the state’s outdoor recreation economy and help fund recreation infrastructure projects.

The fund has been granted $6 million and additional work will take place in...