Cattle Call: Remembering the FallenSee More Videos
This Memorial Day offers an opportunity to recognize the truly unpayable debt we owe to the men and women and especially those from Wyoming who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom. Remember them and perhaps set aside some time to go to one of the many memorials throughout Wyoming this Memorial Day.
Cattle Call: Leading on Energy and Public Lands PackageSee More Videos
Rep. Lummis was chosen to sit at the negotiating table with colleagues from both Houses of Congress to iron out the differences between the House and Senate in resource policy legislation. Successful negotiations could result in an energy and public lands package, the likes of which Congress hasn’t seen for a decade. Being a member of the conference committee on this legislation is a tremendous opportunity to push critical Wyoming issues like improving forest stewardship, expanding water storage, restoring state management of the gray wolf, and ensuring attorney fees transparency.
Cattle Call: Counties Must Have a SaySee More Videos
Rep. Lummis spoke on the House floor about a hearing on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed rule on Planning 2.0. This rule, if finalized, puts state, county and local input at risk for future federal land and resource management decisions. Under current law, the BLM is required to take this input into account. However, the new rule would give BLM discretionary authority to reduce local governments’ input in important resource management decisions for years to come.
Cattle Call: Email PrivacySee More Videos
The House acted to pass H.R. 699: the Email Privacy Act. Rep. Lummis cosponsored and voted for this legislation to ensure that emails are protected by requiring law enforcement to obtain warrants for this virtual property when conducting criminal investigations, bringing email standards in line with those already established for wire-taps.
Cattle Call: Wyoming Witnesses Highlight Real ConservationSee More Videos
In Washington Rep. Lummis held two hearings and participated in a third on how to make the Endangered Species Act work better for species and people. Two Wyoming witnesses joined to testify on the issues that Wyoming communities face when lawsuits tie up boots-on-the-ground conservation in courtrooms.
Wheatland High School in D.C.See More Photos
Rep. Lummis met with a group of students from Wheatland High School while they were visiting Washington, D.C.
WY 4H in the Nation's CapitolSee More Photos
Rep. Lummis met with a group of Wyoming's 4H students, likely some of the future leaders for both the state of Wyoming and the nation.
UW Pharmacy StudentSee More Photos
Rep. Lummis was pleased to meet with Justine (second from the left) a young woman from Lander attending University of Wyoming's School of Pharmacy.
Christie of Riverton Visits Rep. LummisSee More Photos
Christie, one of five native youth leaders nationally recognized as 2016 Champions for Change, spoke with Rep. Lummis about her efforts and accomplishments in art, culture, volunteering, and leading youth in her community in Riverton.
Park County Coalition Against Substance AbuseSee More Photos
Rep. Lummis met with Park County Coalition Against Substance Abuse and West park hospital during their time in Washington, D.C.