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Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

I am sure that you are all too familiar with the increased burden gas prices are putting on families around Wyoming. A year of bad policy, months of inflation, and now an international crisis are all to blame.Instead of solutions, the White House has offered up glib...

Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

Standing with the People of Ukraine

This week, the U.S. Senate voted on a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. Funding for aid for the Ukrainian people was tucked into that bill.  I have been following the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and I am incredibly...

Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

Time for Energy Independence Again

President Joe Biden gave his first State of the Union address this past week, painting a far rosier picture of America than the reality facing Wyoming citizens today. In truth, the State of the Union is that prices are up, inflation is up, crime is up, and the need...

Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

NO-FLY AND DUE PROCESS

This week, I wrote a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging him to reject Delta Airlines' call to create a federal 'no-fly' list for passengers behaving badly on commercial airlines. A 'no-fly' list was created after 9/11 to make sure that those who were...

Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

CHINA & THE OLYMPICS

This week, U.S. athletes are participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. I am so proud to hear that Alta native Jaelin Kauf brought home a silver medal in the women’s moguls! While I’m excited for every single athlete who has spent years training for...

IN ORDER TO FORM A MORE PERFECT UNION

IN ORDER TO FORM A MORE PERFECT UNION

You have likely heard the term “filibuster” thrown around a lot over the last couple of weeks. It is a word that isn’t used much outside of D.C., but it is important to you as the resident of a small, rural state.  The filibuster is a procedural tool used in the...

Standing Up for the Jim Bridger Power Plant

Standing Up for the Jim Bridger Power Plant

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the United States is under attack. The Jim Bridger Power Plant outside of Point of Rocks, WY has been providing Wyoming and the West with reliable energy for nearly 50 years. It burns Wyoming coal, which is some of the...

Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

WORKING FOR WYOMING

When I was campaigning across the state of Wyoming last year for the honor of serving as your U.S. Senator, I had a simple platform – All Wyoming, All the Time.As your Senator, I consider every piece of legislation, every email, every letter, every meeting, and every...

Down with the Vaccine Mandates

Down with the Vaccine Mandates

This week, the Senate voted, on a bipartisan basis, to oppose President Biden’s overreaching vaccine mandate for private individuals. People across Wyoming have approached me about the potential impacts of these vaccine mandates. They are worried about their jobs and...