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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Wyoming Newsletter for Sunday April 12, 2020 ( 3 items )  

ACLU of Wyoming Applauds CoreCivic's Decision to Halt Uinta County Immigration Prison Plan
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, April 9 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming issued the following news release: CoreCivic will not be submitting a response to the U.S. Immigration and Customs agency to build an immigration prison in Uinta County, the company said. That's welcome news for the ACLU of Wyoming and immigrants' rights supporters across the state. For the past two years, the ACLU has worked closely with organizations throughout the state as part of the grassroots WyoSayNo campaign, a  more

Wyoming Business Council Partners With Distillers to Make, Distribute Hand Sanitizer
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, April 9 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors on Tuesday approved a federal grant request for up to $250,000 that will offset and reimburse Wyoming distilleries for costs associated with the manufacture and distribution of free hand sanitizer for first responders and health providers statewide. The board approved a Community Development Block Grant Imminent Threat Funds request by the Town of Mills. The gra  more

Wyoming State Bar Supreme Court Implements Rule to Address Lawyer Licensing Amid COVID-19 Concerns
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, April 11 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: In response to the uncertainty surrounding the July Bar exam and at the request of the Wyoming State Bar, the Board of Law Examiners and the Character and Fitness Committee, the Wyoming Supreme Court has issued an emergency rule (Rule 203) to allow applicants to the Bar to practice law in Wyoming while their admission is pending. This rule will only apply if the July Bar exam is postponed. Wyoming is a manda  more