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WyLiberty Attorneys Win Aggregate Contribution Limit Case

CHEYENNE – Judge Alan Johnson of the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming approved a settlement in Brophy v. Maxfield today, halting the enforcement of a two-year aggregate contribution limit under Wyoming law. The settlement ends a … Continue reading

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Wyoming’s Pension Plans – Reform, Ruin or Bail Out

The current government pension plan is a legacy from a bygone era, holding a gold-plated promise of retirement security that Bernie Madoff would have been proud of. It is time for pension contribution fairness – bureaucrats must contribute more to their own retirement. Continue reading

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Fracking or Golfing: Who Needs More Water?

Among the many myths being spread around about fracking, the one about water consumption may be the most audacious one. Anti-fracking activists keep insisting that the process of hydraulic fracturing is threatening the water supplies in the West. This myth … Continue reading

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House Bills Make Progress on Improving the Endangered Species Act

Western lawmakers at all levels are painfully aware of the shortcomings of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), a law that was created with bipartisan support 41 years ago. A few weeks ago, Wyoming Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, co-chair of the ESA … Continue reading

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Laramie has a Free Speech Problem

The city’s political sign regulations treat signs differently depending on which candidate the political sign supports. Such regulations more closely resemble rules dictators use than the American constitutional system of democracy. Continue reading

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Fuel Poverty – Coming Soon to Wyoming

A quick look at price trends for goods and services reveals a head scratcher. While prices in the private sector tend to fall, prices in government-regulated industries, much like the cost of government itself, tend to rise. Why might that … Continue reading

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Data Centers Threaten to Doom Families to Fuel Poverty

Corporate welfare violates the Wyoming Constitution. Data Center tax breaks cost taxpayers more than $500,000 per job. Higher electricity demand could send electricity rates skyward. Instead of picking winners and losers, the government should reduce taxes for all companies and … Continue reading

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WyLiberty Wins Free Speech Case for Minor Party and Independent Candidates

CHEYENNE, WY – Judge Alan B. Johnson of the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming approved a settlement in the case Wills v. Maxfield today, issuing a consent order that halts enforcement of certain campaign finance laws … Continue reading

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Signs, Speech Everywhere in Cheyenne

(Disclaimer: This blog post contains photographs of political signs. Wyoming Liberty Group is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that cannot, and does not, endorse candidates. We can, however, champion the rights of free people to speak out about candidates, including through political … Continue reading

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Playing Chicken with the FEC

Since the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in our case Free Speech v. Federal Election Commission (that is, declined to hear the case), one of the issues raised in the case has only become more pressing. We argued that … Continue reading

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