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WyLiberty Attorneys File Petition with the United States Supreme Court

CHEYENNE – Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court today, requesting the Court hear an appeal of the case Free Speech v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). Free Speech, a small grassroots group of three … Continue reading

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Cheyenne City Council Votes to Censor Free Speech

Cheyenne City Council voted to disregard the Constitution, bowing to demands of residents who expressed concern about neighborhood aesthetics. Continue reading

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Enough with Red-Tape Bushwhacking

Cheyenne attorney Mike Basom recently reported Assistant City Attorney George Tsai to the Wyoming State Bar, alleging that Tsai is unauthorized to practice law in Wyoming. The complaint states that Tsai sent Basom’s client a letter illustrating one of the … Continue reading

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Government Sector Pension Plans – Who Pays?

Governor Mead’s recent budget announcement is potential gold for government workers. In addition to a salary increase, the governor proposes to roll back modest pension reforms that provided some relief to taxpayers. Continue reading

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Clearing the Skies

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) stated policy of promoting wind energy includes tax credits and subsidies as a means of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. This policy is in conjunction with its current stance that global warming must be curbed … Continue reading

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Aesthetics Can’t Limit Political Speech

Your neighbor may not enjoy looking at the campaign sign on your front lawn, but he has no right to call in the police to make you take it down. This is a matter of settled First Amendment law: A … Continue reading

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Data System Follies

Like other states, Wyoming is building a big data storage system to track children’s personal information. Instead of jumping onto the data Leviathan bandwagon, Wyoming officials should look at the experiences of other jurisdictions. Those experiences should ring a warning bell for policymakers in Wyoming. Continue reading

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Property Rights in Wyoming Threatened by Civil Forfeiture

Imagine you’re driving along on a Wyoming highway and get pulled over. The Highway Patrol asks to search your car. You don’t like this, but you’ve got nothing to hide so you consent. The troopers find a large sum of … Continue reading

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Wyoming Laws Threaten Private Property Rights

Wyoming Liberty Group published its latest Liberty Brief today, entitled “Reforming Civil Asset Forfeiture in Wyoming.” Police may seize property they believe involved in drug trafficking; however, as the report outlines, this practice is susceptible to abuse. Continue reading

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Governor Mead’s Budget Report – A Reality Check

The Wyoming Liberty Group expressed its dismay at Governor Mead’s budget presentation to the Appropriations Committee today. “Wyoming is actually a high tax state,” said Dr. Sven Larson, Wyoming Liberty Group economist. Continue reading

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Yearly Archives: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009