STATE REVENUE AND EDUCATION FUNDING IN WYOMING
Education funding issues in Wyoming will be the topic of a panel discussion sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters 6-7 p.m., Thursday, February 23, in the Laramie County School District One Board Room, Storey Gym, 2811 House Ave.
Featured panelists will be Brian Farmer, Executive Director of the Wyoming School Boards Association, and Jayne Mocker, former Laramie County Senator.
Panelists will provide the status of education bills in the 2017 Legislature and review the state's revenue profile. The public is invited to attend; limited time will be allowed for questions from the audience.
Former Sweetwater County Senator Rae Lynn Job will moderate the panel.
LWV members throughout the country participated in Women’s Marches on Saturday, Jan. 21. Here in Cheyenne 1200 citizens participated. Lori Brand, one of the March organizers and a Cheyenne League member, quoted in the Tribune Eagle, said, “This march is a first step toward unifying our communities to create change from the grassroots up.” Two more Cheyenne LWV members also spoke.
Marguerite Herman shared League’s history and core values; she encouraged everyone to engage elected officials by attending meetings, writing letters, forming relationships and showing up.
Lindi Kirkbride continued with this theme and offered to help any prospective candidates as she shared some of her recent campaign story. We were very proud of both of them for hanging on to the freezing end and for representing League so well.