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Wyoming Delegation Opposes Infrastructure Proposal

Back in March, Democrats passed a whopping $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, which included stimulus checks and more benefits for the unemployed. Less than a month later, President Biden unveiled a roughly $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill. Wyoming senior Senator John Barrasso says it's fiscal insanity.

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The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary heard witness testimonies Tuesday, on a proposed rule from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) that would change the definition of a receiver on a gun. 

People of color still lack the resources they need to make informed decisions about getting vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

President Biden has laid out his vision for the future of public education, which includes a nationwide community college tuition waiver for all Americans who want to take advantage.

That waiver would be especially impactful in states with the lowest levels of higher education attainment, including several in the Mountain West. In Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and New Mexico, fewer than 30% of adults over 25 have a bachelor's degree.

University of Wyoming College of Law

University of Wyoming Professor Tara Righetti will head to France this summer to study how the European state transitioned its economy and culture away from fossil fuel production.

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Wyoming-native and up-and-coming country artist Ian Munsick recently spoke with Grady Kirkpatrick about his upcoming tour and new album on Warner Music Nashville Coyote Cry.

Whitney Western Art Museum

Artist John Mix Stanley crossed thousands of miles among the western territories in the mid-1800's. He even went as far as Hawaii in his travels. He was prolific and spent his mature years depicting the Western landscape and it's people.

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Kamila Kudelska

A new exhibit at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West focuses on Black cowboys and rodeos: Eight Seconds: Black Cowboys In America. Wyoming Public Radio's Kamila Kudelska spoke with photographer Ivan McClellan about his work, and the first Black rodeo he went to in Oklahoma.

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Back in March, Democrats passed a whopping $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, which included stimulus checks and more benefits for the unemployed. Less than a month later, President Biden unveiled a roughly $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill. Wyoming senior Senator John Barrasso says it's fiscal insanity.

Wyoming Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education is proposing a new set of priorities that would incentivize changes to the way history and civics is taught. The federal government is encouraging K-12 schools to include diverse perspectives in history and civics and to take notice of systemic racism in America's history.

Wyoming Public Radio's Catherine Wheeler spoke with State Superintendent Jillian Balow about the proposal, which Balow sharply criticized.

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Why do people hoard things and what do the things they hoard say about them?

Artist and poet Kate Durbin explores this relationship between people and their stuff in her third book of poems Hoarders, out now.

Inspired by the A&E television series of the same name, the book is a collection of poem-portraits that focus on individuals and the objects they hold on to.

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