Congressman

Cynthia Lummis

Representing Wyoming

The panel of witnesses at a field hearing in Evanston, Wyoming on new federal minimum wage rules included local ranchers affected by the rules as well as local experts.

Press Releases
Lummis to Jewell: Let Wyoming Keep Its Jobs, Education Dollars
August 13, 2015
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) joined a rally in Gillette, Wyoming to fight Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell’s move towards an increase in the federal coal royalty rate. The rally immediately preceded the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Gillette “listening session” on coal royalty rates which Rep. Lummis also attended. The first listening session was held in Washington, D.C. on July 29 Rep. Lummis comments at the listening session, for audio click here: “Madam Ass... More
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Chairman Lummis Amplifies Wyoming Voices On Federal Regulatory Overreach
August 6, 2015
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, presided over a congressional hearing in Evanston on regulatory threats to livestock operations in Wyoming and throughout the west. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) also presided over the hearing, where witnesses detailed threats emanating from Department of Labor-proposed regulations on woolgrowers, the Administration’s use of the Endang... More
Press Releases
Lummis votes to Rein in Federal Government
July 28, 2015
U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-at large) voted with a majority of her colleagues to pass H.R. 427: Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2015. This bill would help rein in the out of control federal bureaucracy by requiring congressional approval for any federal regulation with an economic impact of $100 million or more. “While American families struggle to make ends meet, the federal bureaucracy continues to expand and bloat,” said Rep. Lummis. “Unelected, un... More
Floor Statements
Celebrating Wyoming’s 125th year of Statehood
July 10, 2015
Today marks the 125th anniversary of statehood for the great state of Wyoming. To honor the occasion U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis gave the following speech on the floor of the U.S. House: “Today the Great State of Wyoming, the Equality State, is celebrating her 125th anniversary of statehood. Wyoming is a wondrous place boasting our Nation’s first National Park, National Forest, and National Monument. Wyoming’s scenic treasures are second to none in the world. “Another treasure is our vast... More
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Lummis Defeats Attempt to Strip Wyoming Wolf Fix
July 8, 2015
Today U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis joined a bipartisan majority of her colleagues, 243-186, to vote down an amendment designed to strip gray wolf language from H.R. 2822: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY 2016. Along with a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from the Western Great Lakes region, Rep. Lummis helped write and secure this language to restore the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decisions to return management of the... More
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