All posts tagged "congress"

  • THE NEW WEST: Demand Accountability

    A former senator says elected officials can’t hide from citizens. JACKSON HOLE, WY – United States Rep. Liz Cheney is purported to live in Wilson, Wyoming. But her presence in Jackson Hole has been conspicuously scarce, at...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Missing Lawmakers Dismay Residents

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Frustrated Teton County residents filed into the county building last Thursday for a meeting with field reps from the offices of Sens. Barrasso and Enzi and Rep. Cheney. Since the start of the...

    • Posted March 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Where Have All the Lawmakers Gone?

    Citizens will hold a town hall meeting Friday despite absence of Barrasso, Enzi and Cheney. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Saturday morning, as Congress began its weeklong recess, Americans woke up to live broadcasts of town hall...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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    Toilet seat tribulations The front-page newsworthiness of the News&Guide’s coverage of Chinese tourists’ inability to grasp the proper use of Western toilet seats was questionable, judging from local response. But a corresponding story in the UK’s Daily...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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    Citizens say ‘back off’ the public land takeover. Landslide Field reps from Wyoming’s D.C. delegation admitted that hardly anybody comes to their quarterly “Office Hours” soiree held in Jackson. The scheduled gripe session is poorly publicized but...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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