Wyoming Liberty Group
What do PAWS, NAEP & ACT have in common besides being arcane acronyms? They are all K-12 education testing systems, each testing different age groups by subject, with the object of assessing what kids know and can do. They’ve also become canaries in the coal mine telling us our education systems and theories are ineffective. See the four graphs below.
One of the truisms of our political system is that Interim Committee members change. After two years of very hard work by the previous Judicial Interim Committee, a comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) Bill was not introduced in the Senate after passing through the House last session.
A group called Wyoming Promise has declared the dastardly goal of overturning the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and to open the doors to campaign finance “reform,” or regulating free speech by restricting the money used to pay for it. Wyoming Promise aims to accomplish this by gathering 38,818 signatures to trigger a ballot initiative in the 2018 or 2020 election. This means an intense statewide effort, because Wyoming law requires gathering signatures not just in number but geographically throughout the state. Signatures for censorship; what a depressing idea.
Last week marked the fourth and most likely the last year that the federal healthcare exchanges will sell insurance under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. That’s because Republican Presidential-elect Donald Trump vows to repeal Obamacare during his first hundred days in office and jumpstart real healthcare reform.
The Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obamacare,” will begin selling insurance plans for the fourth year in a row this week. The big question on everyone’s mind is: do people want Obamacare insurance?
Every 8 weeks, Paula Bennet visits a primary care clinic to receive Remicaid infusions to treat her Crohn’s disease. Normally, an appointment like this would cost $30 in copays. But in Paula’s case, her health plan pays her.
CHEYENNE, WY- OnMessage, Inc. recently conducted a statewide survey on behalf of the Wyoming Liberty Group. The survey consisted of 600 likely voters and was stratified to reflect historic voter trends. The poll focused on the ongoing fiscal challenges facing Wyoming and asked voters to consider a variety of questions centered around possible tax increases, government transparency and waste, health care and education issues.