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Protests over Floyd killing go global, as U.S. demonstrations focus on multiple recent victims of alleged lethal police misconduct.

2020Talks - June 1, 2020 


Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Public News Service - WY: Civic Engagement

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Forgetting to register is not an excuse in Wyoming. The Cowboy State allows eligible voters to register, and vote, on Election Day by bringing acceptable identification to their polling place. Federal, state and county races are on the ballot. Kate Wright, executive director of the

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyomingites serving in the military or working overseas have faced challenges in voting, with a report last year noting that local and state elections materials aren't being sent early enough to make sure ballots can be returned and counted. The national Uniform Law Commission just

SARATOGA, Wyo. - A view of nature and wide, open spaces add up to a premium price for most real estate, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is taking an inventory of those values on public lands in southern Wyoming. There are open houses today and Tuesday in Saratoga and Laramie so the publ

JACKSON, Wyo. - Shaking hands, kissing babies and answering a few questions. That's what's on tap for candidates for mayor, town council, county commission and state legislative seats this week in Jackson at one in a series of meetings around Wyoming designed to educate and motivate voters. The no

LARAMIE, Wyo. - E-mail is a common part of political campaigning these days, but seeing political messages on the University of Wyoming e-mail system is uncommon - because they are banned. However, Bob Spencer with the Equality State Policy Center says they recently received complaints about e-mail

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Lesson number one: meet the judge. The "People's Law School" got underway Tuesday night in Cheyenne and will continue through the end of the month, to teach folks about how laws are made, how laws work, and which court is for which purpose. It also includes opportunities to meet jud

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming may be one of just a few states aggressively developing wind energy, but the new National Environmental Scorecard released today by the League of Conservation Voters ranks the state last when it comes congressional representation on energy and conservation issues. The orga

Cheyenne, WY - Leaner times mean a leaner budget, and that's exactly what Gov. Dave Freudenthal delivered on Tuesday in his spending proposal for the coming year. According to Sarah Gorin, research director for the Equality State Policy Center, the governor has done a good job with a dismal fiscal

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