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Legislative forum to start Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The annual Legislative Forum will be held Wednesday and Thursday in the third floor City Hall Council Chambers.

The event is an opportunity for businesses, organizations and individuals to bring their issues to a panel of our local state legislators.

The chambers located at 55 E. Grinnell Plaza will be open to the general public to attend.

The forum will be re-broadcast later on Charter Cable Television Channel 12.

For more information contact Teresa Detimore at 751-1003 or tdetimore@sheridanwyomingchamber.org.

The following is the agenda.

Wednesday

8:30 a.m. — Sheridan County School District 1, school finance and accountability

9:05 a.m.— Sheridan County School District 3, update and accountability

9:40 a.m. — Sheridan College, community college update

10:20 a.m. — Sheridan Memorial Hospital, quality and proposed bills

10:55 a.m. — Sheridan County Commission, legislative agenda

11:30 a.m. — lunch

1 p.m. — City of Sheridan, capital improvement plans

1:35 p.m. — Sheridan County School District 2, district issues related to the upcoming legislative session

2:10 p.m. — Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, chamber program update

2:50 p.m. — Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, organizational updates

3:25 p.m. — Sheridan VA Medical Center, health care system, Affordable Care Act and Veteran’s Administration

4 p.m. — Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board, RanDay natural gas pipeline

Thursday

8:30 a.m. — Sheridan County Public Library System, public library endowment challenge

8:50 a.m. — First People’s Center for Education

9:10 a.m. — Downtown Sheridan Association, thank you

9:30 a.m. — Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association, support for Wyoming Office of Tourism budget

9:50 a.m. — Child Development Center Region 2

10:15 a.m. — Sheridan Health Center, update/impact of Affordable Care Act

10:35 a.m. — Updates on Forward Sheridan

10:55 a.m. — Critical Air Service Task Force, Air Service Enhancement Fund program

11:15 a.m. — Economic Development Task Force, accomplishments, future plans and updates

11:30 a.m. — lunch

1 p.m — COLA for retired teachers

1:20 p.m. — AARP, senior issues

1:40 p.m. — Wyoming Psychological Association, Medicaid expansion from the mental health perspective

2 p.m. — Beer tax

2:30 p.m. — Proposed bill to increase hunting license fees

2:50 p.m. — Selling Wyoming

3:10 p.m. — RENEW, where we are and where we are headed

3:30 p.m. — Sheridan County Justice Office, juvenile justice drug court

3:50 p.m. — ACT network expansion

4:10 p.m. — Sheridan County Conservation District, updates on state funding programs


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