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Inflation, the New Norm

Inflation, the New Norm

For 18 months, we have experienced record high inflation. Prices continue to rise, and the people of Wyoming feel it more and more every single day. Items at the grocery store that used to be staples have become luxury items. Trips are getting canceled because gas is...

Inflation, the New Norm

Down to the Wire: Funding the Federal Government

Year after year, the Senate waits until the last minute to vote to fund the government. We know the deadline, it never changes. We have until September 30th to craft a budget and fund the government for another year. Yet, on September 29th, the House had not passed a...

Inflation, the New Norm

Averting a Catastrophic Railroad Strike

This week, the American economy held its breath as we waited to hear the outcome of months of negotiations between major American railroad companies and labor unions.  I have been following this issue closely for several months now, sounding the alarm to my...

Inflation, the New Norm

Working Across Wyoming this Summer

August gets very quiet in Washington, D.C. when the House and Senate stand in recess. Thankfully, this gives me the opportunity to be home in Wyoming and meet face-to-face with constituents and community leaders.  I kicked off August in Lincoln County by meeting...

Inflation, the New Norm

Higher Prices and Higher Taxes

Last week, news broke that Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reached a deal on a pared-down version of the Democrats’ Build Back Better plan. This plan contains climate, health care, and tax provisions from the larger Build Back...

Inflation, the New Norm

County Fairs Are Kicking Off

One of my favorite times of the year is here, as county fairs are kicking off around Wyoming. Growing up, I showed shorthorn cattle at fair and it is one of my favorite memories. Every year, I look forward to seeing children around the state showcasing their animals...

Inflation, the New Norm

The Real Reason for Our Pain At the Pump

Pain at the pump is all too common these days as people in Wyoming are filling up to drive to work and go on vacation. The Biden administration would like Americans to believe that this is solely due to Russian aggression in Ukraine. While the ongoing conflict there...

Inflation, the New Norm

The Devastation of Yellowstone National Park

This year, Yellowstone National Park is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Unfortunately, what should be a year of excitement quickly took an unfortunate turn this week due to heavy rains and melting snowpack. The Yellowstone River, which runs right through the park,...

Inflation, the New Norm

Introducing the Responsible Financial Innovation Act

This week, I introduced The Responsible Financial Innovation Act alongside Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). This landmark legislation will build on the innovative laws Wyoming crafted to govern digital assets. Digital assets are new on most people’s radar, but they...

Inflation, the New Norm

Honoring Wyoming’s Armed Forces

As we head into the Memorial Day Weekend, a time in which we honor the countless men and women who gave their lives in service to our country, Democrats in Washington attempted to ram through legislation that falsely alleges a takeover of our uniformed services and...