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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Wyoming Newsletter for Sunday July 19, 2020 ( 5 items )  

American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming Supports Gov. Gordon's Moratorium on Death Penalty
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, July 14 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming issued the following news release: As Wyoming faces a looming financial crisis due to a sharp downturn in oil markets and the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Mark Gordon is right to consider a moratorium on the death penalty. But the moratorium should not be temporary, according to the ACLU of Wyoming. Legislators should repeal the death penalty during the 2021 session. "The death penalty is an expensive, ineffective and u  more

Business Council Developing Additional COVID-19 Business Relief Programs
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, July 17 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors adopted draft emergency rules in a July 14 special meeting for the Relief Fund and the Mitigation Fund - the next two grant funds of the COVID-19 Business Relief Program, which will provide $225 million to Wyoming businesses and nonprofits for expenses and revenue losses experienced during the health crisis. The draft rules for the Relief Fund and the Mitigation  more

Dee Garrison Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits
WASHINGTON, July 15 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation. Its mission is to get 34 states to apply for an amendment proposal convention specific to term limits on Congress. Wyoming state house candidate, Dee Garrison (district 47), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits  more

Wyoming State Bar Offers Additional Dates for Bar Exam
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, July 16 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: After consultation with the Board of Law Examiners, the Wyoming State Bar has added additional dates for a fall bar exam in the event that applicants who would prefer not to sit for the July exam due to concerns related to the pandemic. The July exam is currently scheduled to take place at the University of Wyoming Conference Center in Laramie, Wyoming. The deadline to apply for the July exam was April 15,   more

Wyoming Supreme Court Disbars Laramie Attorney
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, July 16 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: The Wyoming Supreme Court issued an order disbarring Laramie lawyer Michael J. Pearce from the practice of law. Pearce, who is currently serving a one-year suspension of his law license for previous professional misconduct, failed to respond to a formal disciplinary charged filed by the Office of Bar Counsel of the Wyoming State Bar. The formal charge related to Pearce's conduct in two matters. In one of th  more