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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Wyoming Newsletter for Sunday June 21, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Competitive Enterprise Institute: EPA Should Grant Waivers to Renewable Fuel Standard, Congress Should Sunset Program Entirely
WASHINGTON, June 16 -- The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a non-profit public policy organization, issued the following news release: A bipartisan group of governors of five states -- Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming -- have requested a waiver from requirements of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in response to refiners threatened with bankruptcy in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. In a new paper for the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), senior fellow Ben Lieberm  more

Wyoming Business Council to Process All Eligible Stipend Program Apps
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 18 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The Wyoming Business Council will begin processing Business Relief Stipend applications for businesses that received federal Paycheck Protection (PPP) funding and were not named in state health orders at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 17. The Business Council prioritized processing applications for businesses that were named in state health orders and/or did not receive federal PPP funding since the launch of the pr  more

Wyoming Business Council: SBA's EIDL and EIDL Advance Programs Reopened
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 17 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19. "The SBA is strongly committed to working around the clock, providing dedicated emergency assistance to the small businesses and non-profits that are  more

Wyoming Business Council: State Elected Officials Approve Community Grants
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 17 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved five Business Ready Community (BRC) grant requests during its quarterly meeting beginning at 8 a.m. on June 16 via Zoom. Meeting materials are available for review here (https://clt1099707.bmetrack.com/c/l?u=A7D6DFC&e=108C78F&c=10C7BB&t=1&l=4429AA3C&email=pTPo8od4iVKeNrll5GWKY49nNPuw6lIV&seq=1). BUSINESS READY COMMUNITY (BRC) GRANT APPLICATIONS Business   more

Wyoming Lawyer Appointed to American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professional Regulation
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, June 18 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: Cheyenne lawyer, Mark W. Gifford, has been appointed to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Standing Committee on Professional Regulation by ABA President-Elect Patricia L. Refo. Refo will assume the role of President in August 2020. Gifford currently serves as Bar Counsel for the Wyoming State Bar. The Professional Regulation Committee is the entity in the ABA responsible for developing, promoting, coordin  more