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Low Unemployment Rate

The economy in Sweetwater County continues to look strong as the un-employment rate continues to be one of the lowest in Wyoming. According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce services, Sweetwater Counties un-employmet rate in December stood at 4.2 percent, the same as November, and down from 4.5 percent at the same time last year. The workforce in the county is over 24,800, down slightly from November. The statewide un-employment rate stood at 5.0 percent. The national rate is 7.6 percent. The lowest rate in the state continues to be Sublette county, at 3.6 percent. The highest rate is Teton county at 7.3 percent.

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Cheney Guest Speaker in Wyoming

 

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be the guest speaker at a Wyoming Republican Party dinner next month. Cheney will speak Feb. 9 at the dinner being held at the Little America Hotel in Cheyenne. The party says the event is open to the public. Tickets are available by contacting the party's office in Casper.

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Legislature Continues to Push Senate File 104 to Remove Superintendant

Senate file 104 picked up its “Hill Bill” nickname from the individual it targets, State Superintendent of public Instruction Cindy Hill. There are those that feel Superintendent hill had stepped on toes in the Capital , causing the house and senate to bring File 104 ti the floor for her removal. Senator Bernadine Craft responds in the interview below, as does Superintendent Hill.

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