Governor Mead Releases State’s Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness

Governor Matt Mead announced the release of the state’s initiative to end homelessness. The plan contains steps to identify where the homeless are located and what the state can do to remedy those things that contribute to homelessness.

Governor Asks for Long-Term Plan on Homelessness – State to Coordinate

Citing the need for better coordination between governmental entities and private and nonprofit organizations to address homelessness, Governor Matt Mead has tapped the Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) to coordinate information on homeless issues and services. DFS will assess data, inventory community and state programs and create a ten-year plan to address homelessness

Obama Administration Awards $338,517 in Homeless Grants Throughout Wyoming

The Obama Administration today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is renewing grant funding needed to keep 4 grantees in local homeless assistance programs throughout Wyoming operating.

HUD awards $219,983 for affordable housing and economic development in rural Wyoming

CASPER, September 10, 2007 - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today awarded $219,983 to a rural housing program in Wyoming to stimulate economic development, create jobs and produce more affordable housing.


Lummis Bill Increasing Southwest Wyoming Water Storage Passes Committee

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis’ (WY-At large) legislation to approve expansion of water storage at the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BOR) Fontenelle Reservoir in Lincoln County, Wyoming was approved today by a unanimous vote of the House Natural Resources Committee.


WY Delegation Joins Legal Fight Against Clean Power Plan

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, all R-Wyo., joined a bipartisan group of 34 senators and 171 representatives in signing a friend-of-the-court brief supporting petitioners challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) so-called Clean Power Plan.