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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Wyoming Newsletter for Sunday June 07, 2020 ( 5 items )  

ACLU of Wyoming Responds to George Floyd Protests
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 2 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming issued the following news release: As people respond to the murder of George Floyd with protests, marches and vigils across the state, the ACLU of Wyoming supports the protestors' cause and is calling for meaningful change for people who have been subjected to systemic or individual racism at the hands of the police. The frustration and anger seen pouring out in the streets is the result of past promises for reform unfu  more

Business Council Launches $50M Grant Relief Program at 10 A.M. on Monday
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 5 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The Wyoming Business Council will open applications for the Wyoming Business Interruption Stipend at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 8. The program offers grants of up to $50,000 to independent Wyoming businesses who, as of March 31, 2020, employed 50 or fewer full-time employees. Visit wyobizrelief.org Monday after 10 a.m. to apply. The web page includes Wyoming Business Interruption Stipend eligibility requirement  more

Rare Gray Wolf Found in Utah Targeted by State Trappers
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 4 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release: For the first time in nearly five years, a gray wolf is thought to be present in Utah, according to state authorities. But the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food says it is setting traps to kill the wolf on behalf of the state's livestock industry. The wolf likely traveled from Idaho or Wyoming into Utah's Rich County, part of a section of the state where the imperiled animals don't have  more

Wyoming Business Council Seeks Public Comment on Federal HUD Funding
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 4 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The Wyoming Business Council is seeking public comment on amendments to planning documents in order to use federal funds for preparation, prevention and response to covid-19. These amendments will allow Wyoming state agencies to distribute funding allocated to the State of Wyoming from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the federal CARES Act for Community Development Block Grant, Eme  more

Wyoming State Bar: U.S. Senate Approves Bill Amending and Clarifying Terms of Paycheck Protection Program
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 6 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: On June 3, 2020, the United States Senate passed the House of Representatives' Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reform bill, titled the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. The bill now awaits President Trump's signature. As many of you know, the PPP was a critical component of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law in late March 2020, and was intended in l  more