Cynthia Lummis

Representing Wyoming

Rep. Lummis visited with veterans of the Vietnam War during a reunion social in Casper, WY commemorating the 50th anniversary of the War.

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Lummis Votes to Ensure Congress Debates Operations against ISIS
June 17, 2015
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) voted against House Continuing Resolution 55: to direct the president to withdraw U.S. forces deployed to Iraq in support of operations against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS). This bill, which failed in the House 288-139, would have forced a withdrawal of troops in the next 30 days and abruptly ended air support in Iraq and Syria. The legislation would have also stopped training of allies in the Middle East that would leave U.S. ... More
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Lummis Joins Bi-partisan Effort to Address Wolf in Funding Bill
June 16, 2015
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) was part of a bipartisan coalition to secure language in the Fiscal Year 2016 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill that will restore wolf management to the State of Wyoming and the states in the Great Lakes region. The language is part of a multi-pronged approach that includes stand-alone legislation: H.R. 884. “The science has spoken: the gray wolves in Wyoming and the Western Great Lakes are recovered and will continue as such unde... More
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Wyoming Wins Big in House Resources Committee
June 12, 2015
Yesterday, House Natural Resources Committee Vice Chairman Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) joined U.S. Representative Paul Cook (CA-08) and other colleagues on the committee to pass a suite of bills that includes three legislative wins for Wyoming. H.R. 1992: the American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act will prevent an increase of the soda ash royalty rate to 6 percent at the end of this fiscal year. Instead, the bill lowers the rate to 2 percent for five years to help level the playing field between ... More
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Lummis Says No to Obamatrade Authority
June 12, 2015
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) voted against Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which passed the House. However, since an accompanying trade measure, linked by law to TPA, failed to pass, the TPA measure remains in the House and will not be signed into law without further Congressional action. Rep. Lummis voted against TPA in addition to the linked trade legislation. Commenting on the votes, Rep. Lummis issued the following statement: “After six years of misleading statemen... More
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Lummis Hearing Examines Executive Order Impact on Outfitters, Guides
June 10, 2015
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large), chairman of Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, held a hearing titled: The Impact of Executive Order 13658 on Public Land Guides and Outfitters. This executive order, issued in February of 2014, established a new $10.10 per hour minimum wage for contractors with the Federal Government. Despite the Forest Service advising the Department of Labor (DOL) that outfitters and guides operating with permits on public lan... More
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