A statue of Chief Washakie of the Eastern Shoshone stands in front of the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne. (Ernie Over photo) 

(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Legislature’s Select Committee on Tribal Relations will meet at the Joint Business Council Chambers on Janaury 6-7. According to the Legislative Service Office, the purpose of the meeting is to receive testimony and consider issues relating to utilities and infrastructure, juvenile justice, EPA Clean Air proceedings, the Wind River Irrigation Project, Medicaid, education and other issues that are of concern to citizens on and near the Wind River Indian Reservation.

The agenda, when finalized, will be posted on the legislative website at: www.wyoleg.gov. Please direct questions about this meeting to Legislative Service Office Committee staff Lily Sharpeat:  (307) 777-7881.

Legislature logo - LSO Individuals planning on providing written information to the Committee members during the meeting should have sufficient copies for members of the Committee, Legislative Service Office staff, and interested members of the audience.  Please provide electronic copies of materials to Legislative Service Office staff.

All written materials provided to the Committee will be part of the official record of the meeting and will be on file at the Legislative Service Office.  Minutes of the meeting will be available on the legislative website at www.wyoleg.gov.

Individuals with disabilities that require special accommodations should contact the Legislative Service Office at: (307) 777-7881, or by e-mail at:  lso@wyoleg.gov, for assistance.

Members of the Select Committee on Tribal Relations include Senators: Cale Case of Lander, Paul Barnard of Evanston, and Bernadine Craft of Rock  Springs plus Representatives: W. Patrick Goggles of Ethete, Lloyd Larsen of Lander and Jerry Paxton of Encampment.