Sponsored / Co-sponsored Bills 2018

The following are sponsored and co-sponsored bills for the 2018 Legislative Session I appreciate your input on Legislative issues as your Representative… If there are bills during the Legislative Sessions that are important to you, please let me know your thoughts and/or concerns. Contact me Learn more about Chuck’s Sponsored Bills and Committees here: House […]

Public Participation

The Wyoming Legislature Citizen Guidebook is available on the Legislature’s Website. You are welcome to share this useful tool with your constituents as we approach the session. Hard copies of this guidebook will be available in the LSO as well as throughout the Jonah Business Center just prior to the legislative session. The guidebook can […]

Bills and Status

The Wyoming Legislature Citizen Guidebook is available on the Legislature’s Website.  Hard copies of this guidebook will be available in the LSO as well as throughout the Jonah Business Center just prior to the legislative session. The guidebook can be viewed here: http://legisweb.state.wy.us/LSOWEB/docs/CitizensGuidebook.pdf. Please Note: All Bill information provided by the Legislative Office during and […]

Principals of Liberty – Rating – 2017

Principals of Liberty | 2017 Wyoming Scores – General Session – At Principles of Liberty, our goal is to focus the conversation on, “What is the proper role of the state government, and what is the best way to execute that role?” I’m thrilled to be the highest-rated member of the House on the Principles […]

Legislative Session – 2017

  House Bill 182–ultrasound information has passed the legislature and is now House Enrolled Act 90. Now, we are awaiting the Governor’s action on the Enrolled Act. It has been wonderful being the lead sponsor on this bill and hopefully it is signed into law! Thank you to those who supported the bill through contacting […]

Sponsored / Co-sponsored Bills 2017

The following are sponsored and co-sponsored bills for the 2017 Legislative Session I appreciate your input on Legislative issues as your Representative… If there are bills during the Legislative Sessions that are important to you, please let me know your thoughts and/or concerns. Contact me Bill # HB0116 – Title: Abortion amendments.. Sponsored by: Steinmetz […]

Medicaid Expansion Proving to Be a Failure

It has been six years since the sweeping healthcare legislation “Obamacare” passed. In that time states have grappled with the prospect of instating their own exchanges to cover all adults living within 138 percent of the federal poverty line. The feds have dangled 100 percent matching funds until 2016 and 90 percent after that for […]

States Medicaid Experience

“Medicaid was designed as a safety net for our nation’s poorest and sickest people,” Rep. Joe Pitts, R-PA, chairman of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, said during a hearing on March 18, 2013. “States are already struggling to serve this core population. “Increasingly, doctors simply can’t afford to treat Medicaid patients. Is it fair […]

Medicaid Expansion

Wyoming politicians, who support Medicaid Expansion, advocate for expansion saying that (1) the federal government will grant Wyoming a “trigger” which will allow Wyoming to shut down the expanded portion of Medicaid if the “trigger” is reached, and (2) if Wyoming does not expand Medicaid the money hardworking Wyoming taxpayers sent to Washington will be […]

Wyoming Accountability and Ethics

Wyoming has not done well in accountability measures. Wyoming ranked 49th in the Better Government Association/Alper Services Integrity Index. (Here is a copy of this index: http://www.bettergov.org/bga-alper-integrity-index.) Meanwhile, Wyoming received an F grade and ranked 49th nationwide in the Center for Public Integrity’s 2015 study of accountability in state governments? There are several different categories […]