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  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 7:50 PM

Taking the Reins of the Senate Western Caucus

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  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 5:57 PM

Gas Stoves and Government Overreach

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Gas Stoves and Government Overreach With all that is going on in the world, leave it to the Biden Administration to take aim at … home appliances. Recent reports circulated that the Consumer Protection Safety Commissio…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
December 23, 2022 at 7:52 PM

Washington Has a Spending Problem

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Washington Has a Spending Problem This week, Congress voted to fund the government, but did nothing to address our spending problem. I fear we are reaching a point of no return, which is why I voted against this massive sp…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
December 16, 2022 at 6:42 PM

What Will Congress Get for Christmas?

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES What Will Congress Get for Christmas? Christmas time is here again, and although I have told my family that I’ll be home for Christmas, we are waiting on Senate Democrats to present a spending bill for us to vote on. This …
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
December 9, 2022 at 5:55 PM

Wyoming Takes Over the Western Caucus

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Wyoming Takes Over the Western Caucus I’m excited to announce that in the 118th Congress, I will have the honor of serving as the chairman of the Senate Western Caucus, an organization that gathers senators from states we…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
December 2, 2022 at 6:50 PM

Railroads and the Economy: An Important Lesson

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Railroads and the Economy: An Important Lesson    Yesterday, the Senate voted to avert a potentially catastrophic rail strike. To put it plainly, Congress should have never been involved in these labor negotiations. Had C…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
November 18, 2022 at 9:57 PM

Bringing the Government into the 21st Century

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Bringing the Government into the 21st Century We have all heard the joke in Wyoming that we have three seasons: summer, winter, and road construction, and that last season seems to get longer and longer every year. Constru…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
November 11, 2022 at 9:03 PM

Honoring Wyoming & Our Nation’s Veterans

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES HONORING WYOMING & OUR NATION'S VETERANS     As my staff and I participate in Veterans Day ceremonies across the state today, we pause, reflect, and honor those who have served, and are currently serving, in our nation…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
October 28, 2022 at 8:47 PM

Honoring an Icon

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES HONORING AN ICON The Federal Building at 308 W 21st St in Cheyenne has been officially renamed. Yesterday, my team and I were in Cheyenne and joined by Governor Mark Gordon, Mayor Patrick Collins, State Representative Cath…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
October 14, 2022 at 7:02 PM

Inflation, the New Norm

  HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Inflation, the New Norm For 18 months, we have experienced record high inflation. Prices continue to rise, and the people of Wyoming feel it more and more every single day. Items at the grocery store that used to be stapl…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
September 30, 2022 at 5:37 PM

Down to the Wire: Funding the Government

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Down to the Wire: Funding the Government    Year after year, the Senate waits until the last minute to vote to fund the government. We know the deadline, it never changes. We have until September 30th to craft a budget and…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
September 23, 2022 at 2:18 PM

Supporting Wyoming Families

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES SUPPORTING WYOMING FAMILIES It has been a busy few weeks in the Senate, and I have been working hard to support families across Wyoming. I wanted to give you an update on some of my recent efforts to improve healthcare in Wyo…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
September 16, 2022 at 7:08 PM

Averting a Catastrophic Railroad Strike

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Averting a Catastrophic Railroad Strike     This week, the American economy held its breath as we waited to hear the outcome of months of negotiations between major American railroad companies and labor unions. I have be…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
September 9, 2022 at 9:03 PM

Working Across Wyoming this Summer

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Working Across Wyoming this Summer     August gets very quiet in Washington, D.C. when the House and Senate stand in recess. Thankfully, this gives me the opportunity to be home in Wyoming and meet face-to-face with consti…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
August 5, 2022 at 6:09 PM

Higher Prices and Higher Taxes

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES HIGHER PRICES AND HIGHER TAXES Last week, news broke that Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reached a deal on a pared-down version of the Democrats’ Build Back Better plan. This plan conta…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
July 29, 2022 at 8:56 PM

County Fairs Are Kicking Off

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES County Fairs Are Kicking Off            One of my favorite times of the year is here, as county fairs are kicking off around Wyoming. Growing up, I showed shorthorn cattle at fair and it is one of my favorite memories. Every …
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
July 22, 2022 at 8:20 PM

A Reality Check on the Green New Deal

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES A Reality Check on the Green New Deal    If you’ve heard President Biden speak in recent months, you are likely familiar with the term “green energy” and his Administration’s push to prioritize renewable energy — most ofte…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
July 15, 2022 at 8:17 PM

The Real Reason for Your Pain At the Pump

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES The Real Reason for Our Pain At the Pump       Pain at the pump is all too common these days as people in Wyoming are filling up to drive to work and go on vacation. The Biden administration would like Americans to believe…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
June 24, 2022 at 7:16 PM

Why I Voted Against Gun Reform

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Why I Voted Against Gun Reform    This week, the Senate passed a gun reform bill led by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Chris Murphy (D-CT). While I admire the bipartisanship and coordination it took to come to this compro…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
June 17, 2022 at 4:50 PM

The Devastation of Yellowstone National Park

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES The Devastation of Yellowstone National Park     This year, Yellowstone National Park is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Unfortunately, what should be a year of excitement quickly took an unfortunate turn this week due …
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
June 11, 2022 at 4:14 AM

Introducing the Responsible Financial Innovation Act

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Introducing the Responsible Financial Innovation Act     This week, I introduced The Responsible Financial Innovation Act alongside Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). This landmark legislation will build on the innovative …
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
May 27, 2022 at 5:46 PM

Honoring Wyoming's Armed Forces

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Honoring Wyoming's Armed Forces     As we head into the Memorial Day Weekend, a time in which we honor the countless men and women who gave their lives in service to our country, Democrats in Washington attempted to ram th…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
May 20, 2022 at 7:37 PM

Cementing Wyoming’s Leadership on Digital Assets

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Cementing Wyoming’s Leadership on Digital Assets I am very excited to announce that I’ll be introducing my long-anticipated digital asset bill in the coming weeks. This legislation, which I’m proud to partner with Senator…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
May 13, 2022 at 6:56 PM

Bringing Louisa Swain to D.C. and Space to Wyoming

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Bringing Louisa Swain to D.C. and Space to Wyoming      This week, President Biden signed my first stand-alone bill into law. While I have been able to include multiple pieces of legislation into other, larger bills, it wa…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 5:08 PM

A Win for the Sanctity of Life, A Loss for the Integrity of the Supreme Court

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES A Win for the Sanctity of Life, A Loss for the Integrity of the Supreme Court It’s been a tumultuous week in Washington, beginning Monday when a leaked draft opinion from Supreme Court Justice Alito was published online. …
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
April 29, 2022 at 8:13 PM

Biden's Money Pit of Pet Projects

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Biden's Money Pit of Pet Projects   This week, the Senate took up consideration of the procedural tool to continue consideration of the United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA). This legislation began with good…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
April 8, 2022 at 5:35 PM

Our Crisis at the Border

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Our Crisis at the Border When the pandemic began taking its toll on the U.S. in the Spring of 2020, President Trump made the wise choice to restrict the flow of asylum-seeking immigrants at our southern border under a poli…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
April 1, 2022 at 5:49 PM

President Biden released his budget this week, and as expected, it’s more of the same.

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES President Biden released his budget this week, and as expected, it’s more of the same. We are more than $30 trillion in debt and people across Wyoming are suffering from record inflation, yet President Biden offered a bud…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
March 25, 2022 at 5:26 PM

Unleashing Wyoming’s Uranium Industry

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Unleashing Wyoming's Uranium Industry Uranium is a fascinating element, and Wyoming has it in droves. It is the second heaviest metal on the periodic table. It is so dense that it can be used as a radiation shield, armor f…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
March 18, 2022 at 6:27 PM

Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Understanding the Rise in Gas Prices and Leasing on Public Lands   I am sure that you are all too familiar with the increased burden gas prices are putting on families around Wyoming. A year of bad policy, months of inflat…
  Senator Lummis · donotr[email protected]
March 11, 2022 at 7:12 PM

Standing with the People of Ukraine

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Standing with the People of Ukraine This week, the U.S. Senate voted on a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. Funding for aid for the Ukrainian people was tucked into that bill. I have bee…
  Senator Cynthia Lummis · [email protected]
March 4, 2022 at 10:49 PM

Time for Energy Independence Again

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Time for Energy Independence Again President Joe Biden gave his first State of the Union address this past week, painting a far rosier picture of America than the reality facing Wyoming citizens today. In truth, the Stat…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
February 18, 2022 at 8:19 PM

No-Fly and Due Process

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES NO-FLY AND DUE PROCESS This week, I wrote a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging him to reject Delta Airlines' call to create a federal 'no-fly' list for passengers behaving badly on commercial airlines. A…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
February 11, 2022 at 9:57 PM

China and the Olympics

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES CHINA & THE OLYMPICS This week, U.S. athletes are participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. I am so proud to hear that Alta native Jaelin Kauf brought home a silver medal in the women’s moguls! While…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
February 6, 2022 at 11:46 PM

IN LOVING MEMORY OF LELAND CHRISTENSEN

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES IN LOVING MEMORY OF LELAND CHRISTENSEN With a heavy heart, I have to share that my dear friend and my state director Leland Christensen has passed away.  Leland's death cuts me to the depths of my heart. Lela…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
January 21, 2022 at 9:11 PM

In Order to Form a More Perfect Union

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES IN ORDER TO FORM A MORE PERFECT UNION You have likely heard the term “filibuster” thrown around a lot over the last couple of weeks. It is a word that isn’t used much outside of D.C., but it is important to you as the resi…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
January 14, 2022 at 6:50 PM

Standing Up for the Jim Bridger Power Plant

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Standing Up for the Jim Bridger Power Plant One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the United States is under attack. The Jim Bridger Power Plant outside of Point of Rocks, WY has been providing Wyoming and the W…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
December 25, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Merry Christmas!

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES WORKING FOR WYOMING When I was campaigning across the state of Wyoming last year for the honor of serving as your U.S. Senator, I had a simple platform – All Wyoming, All the Time. As your Senator, I consider every p…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
December 10, 2021 at 5:50 PM

Down with the Vaccine Mandates

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Down with the Vaccine Mandates This week, the Senate voted, on a bipartisan basis, to oppose President Biden’s overreaching vaccine mandate for private individuals. People across Wyoming have approached me about the poten…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
December 3, 2021 at 6:07 PM

Standing Up for Life: Supreme Court Hears Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Case

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Standing Up for Life: Supreme Court Hears Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Case This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health case. This is a pivotal moment in our country. The Cou…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
November 19, 2021 at 10:40 PM

Build Back Broke

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Build Back Broke Today, the House of Representatives passed President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda.   I won’t parse my words. This plan would be a disaster for the people of Wyoming and for people across this country…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
November 5, 2021 at 10:26 PM

Wyoming’s Energy Future

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Wyoming’s Energy Future Wyoming literally powers the nation. Our state produces 14 times more energy than we consume, making us the largest net exporter of energy in the nation. We do that with the cleanest burning coal in…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
November 1, 2021 at 8:34 PM

Riding Herd on Federal Agencies

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES Riding Herd on Federal Agencies The role of the government is to serve its citizens. While the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically altered the way we conduct business in every sector of our economy, the already inefficient fede…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
October 22, 2021 at 8:14 PM

‘Build Back Better’ Means More Government, More Debt & More Taxes

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES ‘Build Back Better’ Means More Government, More Debt & More Taxes Over and over again, the Biden administration has tried to sell their “Build Back Better” plan to the American people. The thing is, they’re trying to s…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
October 8, 2021 at 10:01 PM

Who should have the rights to your data?

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES WHO SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHTS TO YOUR DATA? Social media, especially Facebook, is an important tool in Wyoming. We use it to keep in touch with our friends and family all over the world. We use it to keep up with the news, w…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
October 1, 2021 at 7:39 PM

Defending Your Right to Privacy

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES DEFENDING YOUR RIGHT TO PRIVACY Senator Lummis grills Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on an invasive IRS reporting proposal. Click here or on image above to view.   This past month, I received thousands of calls,…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
September 24, 2021 at 8:10 PM

COVID-19 Mandates & Keeping Wyoming Open

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES COVID-19 MANDATES  & KEEPING WYOMING OPEN Since coming to the Senate in January, I have received thousands of letters, emails, and phone calls from constituents concerned about COVID-19, the vaccine, and mask and vacci…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
August 27, 2021 at 3:22 PM

Wyoming Roundup

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES WYOMING ROUNDUP After an eventful end to the Senate work period in D.C., I returned to Wyoming to meet with constituents around the state. As I've travelled from county to county, I've had the opportunity to talk to people…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
August 15, 2021 at 4:49 AM

Money, Money, Money

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES MONEY, MONEY, MONEY This week, the Senate finished consideration of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package. We then moved immediately into consideration of a staggering $3.5 TRILLION “human infrastructure” package.   The B…
  Senator Lummis · [email protected]
August 7, 2021 at 2:42 PM

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

HOME | ABOUT | MEDIA | SERVICES | ISSUES BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE FRAMEWORK ### This week, the Senate has been working on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, or the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.   Since the beginning, I’ve said that infrastructure…