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Wyoming Governor Signs First Ever Tri-Partisan Bill

Press release from the Libertarian Party:

On Wednesday, March 9th, at approximately 2pm MST, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed four bills into law, including HB 81, the state’s first ever tri-partisan piece of legislation. Libertarian Representative Marshall Burt authored the Operation of Motorcycles – Disabled Persons bill which received the maximum number of co-sponsors from Republicans and Democrats and passed every reading in the House and Senate without a single vote against it before making its way to the governor’s desk.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Earns Minority Party Status, Committee Appointments in Wyoming House

On Wednesday, February 16, Wyoming House of Representatives Speaker Eric Barlow named the Libertarian Party an official minority party in the state legislature for the first time in state history.

The LNC announced that freshman Libertarian Representative Marshall Burt has been appointed to the Corporations Committee, a “distinguished honor rarely given to representatives in their first term.”… Read more ...

News & Notes: Multi-Partisan Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana in Wyoming, Horning Launches House Run

WYOMING WEED: A new multi-partisan bill in the Wyoming state house would “remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of cannabis, replacing the state’s current misdemeanor charge with a $100 fine.” The bill has been co-sponsored by Democratic and Republican leaders, as well as independent representative Jim Roscoe and Libertarian representative Marshall Burt (pictured above).… Read more ...

Maine Legislator John Andrews Switches Registration from Libertarian to Republican

Maine state representative John Andrews has switched his registration back to Republican. The change happened at the end of 2021, as he feared that a legal battle might have kept the Libertarian Party off the ballot in Maine.

“I was a Republican before and many of my principles are aligned with them,” Andrews told the Bangor Daily News while explaining his party switch.… Read more ...

News & Notes: Burt’s Tattoo, King’s Committees

Newly elected Libertarian state representative Marshall Burt is being accused of having a tattoo that signals support for “far-right” militias

“I got the tattoo because the American Revolution symbolism appealed to me, and to me it represents my solid commitment to the Second and Tenth Amendment,” Burt responded to critics.… Read more ...

First Libertarian to Win a Legislative Election in 20 Years Takes Office Today

Marshall Burt is the first member of a state legislature to be elected as a Libertarian since 2000, and he will be sworn in to his new office on Tuesday, January 12th at 9am Mountain Time. Back in November he defeated a long-time incumbent in a 2-way race to represent Wyoming’s 39th district.… Read more ...