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Wyo Legislature May Set Special Session

February 11, 2014 State of Wyoming No Comments
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The Wyoming State Legislature may schedule a special session later this year in order to address the recent decision by the Supreme Court overturning Senate File 104 stripping power from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.  Wyoming Speaker Pro Tempore Rosie Berger explains that with the state’s budget being the primary priority of the so-called “short session,” the Management Council of the Wyoming State Legislature believes a special session needs to be set to allow enough time to carefully consider the ramifications of the decision.  Senate President Tony Ross agrees, saying, “Members need to have adequate time and complete information to make smart, balanced decisions. This is a complex issue and, as a result, will require more time than our short budget session allows.”

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